First Bank of Beverly Hills
(Beverly Hills, CA)
Originally headquarters for the Ahmanson Bank and Trust Company, the First Bank of Beverly Hills at 9145 Wilshire Boulevard was built in 1959. The neoclassical Greek inspired Modern style building was designed by artist Millard Sheets in association with architect S. David Underwood. It was recognized by the Los Angeles Beautiful Committee in 1960 for the unique imagery depicted in its tile mosaics, stained glass, and integrated sculptural elements.
Owner: First Bank
Original Owner: Howard F. Ahmanson, Sr.
Original Architects: Millard Sheets, Architectural Designer; S. David Underwood
Architects: Paradigm Architects, LLC; Sobin-Harte Architects; James Crowley Architecture
General Contractor: J.R. Abbott Construction Inc.