John Blanton was an architect that worked predominantly in Southern California. Early in his career, he worked under architect
Richard Neutra. In 1964 Blanton began his own practice in Manhattan Beach, California. The collection consists of architectural
drawings related to Blanton’s solo career. Additionally included are publications with articles by and/or about Blanton.
John A. Blanton was born in Houston, Texas. He received both a BA (1948) and BS (1949) in Architecture from Rice University.
He moved to Los Angeles in 1950 and began working under architect Richard Neutra. In 1964 Blanton started his own practice
in Manhattan Beach, California. He was a member of the American Institute of Architects. During his career, Blanton contributed
articles to professional publications and published a weekly column for the Easy Reader Newspaper titled
Better Buildings (1994-1996).
25.0 linear ft.
(1 box, 9 flat boxes, and 12 roll boxes)
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