Whitney R. Smith (1977-2002) was a leader in post-World War II modernist architecture. Smith was among a group of Los Angeles architects and designers who participated in the "Case Study Houses" program of experimental modern houses designed and built primarily in Los Angeles from 1945 to 1966.

A Midcentury Home Keeps the History Alive
With new owners, a locally-renowned midcentury home in Los Angeles begins a fresh chapter.
Mutual Fulfilment
In Santa Monica, architect and activist Cory Buckner is working to preserve the living monuments of L.A.'s mid-century-modern...