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Series Description

 

I. PERSONAL PAPERS, approximately 1950-2001

Arrangement

This series is arranged in four subseries:
  • A. Biographical information, 1969, 2001
  • B. Childhood artwork
  • C. Student work, approximately 1960-1968
  • D. Family papers, 1977, 2000
 

A. Biographical information, 1969, 2001

Box 3

Resumes and portfolios, 1969, 2001

 

B. Childhood artwork

Box 8

Paintings and drawings

Items include a birds-eye-view painting of Disneyland, signed “Roger Hong, Summer ‘55”
 

C. Student work, approximately 1960-1968

Box  7

Fraternity scrapbooks, Tau Epsilon Phi fraternity, Tau Gamma chapter, University of Southern California, 1960-1962

3 oversize scrapbooks (1960, 1961, 1962), of photos, clippings and portrait drawings by R. Hong.
Oversized folder 14

Student election posters

Oversized folder 15

Conceptual drawings of the Tau Epsilon Phi fraternity house, 1960-1962

Box 2 , Box 4 , Box 5 , Box 6 , Box 15

Miscellaneous drawings, artwork, and assignments

 

D. Family papers, 1977, 2000

Box 15

Floor plans and elevations for the “On Gold Mountain” exhibit at the Autry Museum featuring the Hong Family archives, 2000

Number of items: 2 sheets
Box  15

Headstone design by R. Hong for his father, Y. C. Hong, 1977

Number of items: 5 sheets
 

II. PROJECT PLANS AND DRAWINGS, 1936-2001

Scope and Content Note

This series contains architectural drawings by Roger S. Hong, from the start of his professional career in 1968, through his consulting years in the late 1990s-2001. Hong worked at several firms: Buff & Hensman; Bodrell Joer'dan Smith; Skidmore, Owings & Merrill; Stone, Marracini & Patterson; John Carl Warnecke & Associates; and was a co-founder of the firm Arechaederra, Hong, Treiman in 1981. Hong also did work under his own name, and as a consultant to other firms.
In addition to Hong's work, there are drawings by architects Erle Webster and Adrian Wilson from the 1930s and 1940s.

Arrangement

Projects are arranged alphabetically within three subseries:
  • A. Los Angeles (Chinatown), 1930s-1940s
  • B. Los Angeles (Chinatown), renovations, 1979-2001
  • C. Other work (sampling of Hong's professional work), 1948-1991
 

A. Los Angeles (Chinatown), 1930s-1940s

Box  9

Boy Scouts of America, scout cabin approximately 1940

Number of items: 3 sheets
Location: Chinatown (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Collaborator(s): Webster, E. & Wilson, A., (architects)
Box  9 , Oversized folder 1 , Oversized folder 2, Oversized folder 3, Oversized folder 4, Oversized folder 5

Buildings for You Chung Hong: 405, 407, 409 Ginling Way and 951-955 N. Broadway 1939-41

Number of items: 38 sheets
Location: Chinatown (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Collaborator(s): Webster, E. & Wilson, A., (architects)
Digitized images:
East Elevation facing Broadway, Buildings for Mr. You Chung Hong, Los Angeles Chinatown [archHong, Folder 1 (1)]
South Elevation facing Ginling Way, Buildings for Mr. You Chung Hong, Los Angeles Chinatown [archHong, Folder 1 (2)]
Front on Ginling Way (South Elevation), Buildings for Mr. You Chung Hong, Los Angeles Chinatown [archHong, Folder 2]
Buildings for Mr. You Chung Hong [archHong, Folder 3]
Buildings for Mr. You Chung Hong [archHong, Folder 4]
Buildings for Mr. You Chung Hong [archHong, Folder 5]
Box  9 , Oversized folder 6 , Oversized folder 7

Buildings for You Chung Hong: neon lighting studies approximately 1937

Number of items: 3 sheets
Location: Chinatown (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Collaborator(s): Electrical Products Corp.; Zeon Electrical Products; 20th Century Lites, Inc. (lighting)
Digitized images:
Neon study for You Chung Hong buildings, Chinatown, Los Angeles. [archHong, Folder 6]
Electrical Products, Design no. 755-B [archHong, Folder 7 (1)]
Electrical Products, Design no. 755-B [archHong, Folder 7 (2)]
Electrical Products, Design no. 755-B [archHong, Folder 7 (2)]
Electrical Products Corp., Design no. 755-A [archHong, Folder 7 (3)]
Box  9

Buildings for You Chung Hong: Peter Soo Hoo store #3, 421 Ginling Way approximately 1930s

Number of items: 1 sheet
Location: Chinatown (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Collaborator(s): Webster, E. & Wilson, A., (architects)
Box  9

Buildings for You Chung Hong: Restaurant stores 1 and 2 1938

Number of items: 4 sheets
Location: Chinatown (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Collaborator(s): Webster, E. & Wilson, A., (architects)
Box  9

Buildings for You Chung Hong: Store and office building, Ginling Way 1938-40

Number of items: 18 sheets
Location: Chinatown (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Collaborator(s): Webster, E. & Wilson, A., (architects)
Box  10

Daniel Hall Building 1939

Number of items: 2 sheets
Location: Chinatown (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Collaborator(s): Webster, E. & Wilson, A., (architects)
Box  10

Gate (Pailou), North Broadway approximately 1930s

Number of items: 3 sheets
Location: Chinatown (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Collaborator(s): Webster, E. & Wilson, A., (architects)
Box  10

Lung-Kong Tin Yee, Club entrance design approximately 1930s

Number of items: 1 sheet
Location: Chinatown (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Collaborator(s): Bailey, A. Godfrey (architect)
Box  10

Proposed additions to Chinatown (property map); House numbers for New Chinatown, 900 block N. Broadway 1939

Number of items: 3 sheets
Location: Chinatown (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Collaborator(s): Webster, E. & Wilson, A., (architects)
Digitized images:
House Numbers for New Chinatown, 900 block N. Broadway [archHong Box 10]
Box  10

Restaurant and cocktail room for Howard Tom and Jew Loy-Shue, 425-427 Ginling Way 1938

Number of items: 2 sheets
Location: Chinatown (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Collaborator(s): Webster, E. & Wilson, A., (architects)
Box  10

Restaurant and store building for Au Chun Hall 1939

Number of items: 2 sheets
Location: Chinatown (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Collaborator(s): Webster, E. & Wilson, A., (architects)
Box  10

Restaurant for You Chung Hong, 415 and 425 Ginling Way 1939-40, 1945

Number of items: 17 sheets
Location: Chinatown (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Collaborator(s): Webster, E. & Wilson, A., (architects)
Box  10

Survey maps 1938-39, 1941

Number of items: 4 sheets
Location: Chinatown (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Box  10

Utility, grading and plot plans; street layout 1938, 1940

Number of items: 6 sheets
Location: Chinatown (Los Angeles, Calif.)
 

B. Los Angeles (Chinatown), renovations, 1979-2001

Box  11

Blossom Garden Hotel and mixed-use project, 900 N. Broadway. (Includes rough concept sketches.) 2000

Number of items: 44 sheets
Location: Chinatown (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Collaborator(s): Laeroc Partners, Inc.(architects), Hong, Roger (architect), Urban Concepts (architects)
Box  1 , Oversized folder 12

Cathay Bank undated

Number of items: 2 photos only
Location: Chinatown (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Collaborator(s): Choy, E. & Choy, B., (architects), Shulman, J. (photographer)
Box  11

Chinatown Historic Core Vision Plan, L.A. Chinatown Business Council: Master program for revitalization and development 2001

Number of items: 1 sheet
Location: Chinatown (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Collaborator(s): Hong, Roger (architect)
Box  1

Chinatown Passage (shops, restaurants, terraces, parking, connections to Blue Line, Metrobus, DASH, bikeway), proposal plan 2001

Number of items: 3 sheets
Location: Chinatown (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Collaborator(s): Hong, Roger (architect), Suisman Urban Design (architects), Laeroc Partners Inc. (architects)
Box  11

Chinese Cultural and Community Center of Greater Los Angeles, proposal plan undated

Number of items: 3 sheets
Location: Chinatown (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Collaborator(s): Hong, Roger (architect)
Box  11

City North Destination Entertainment Complex and MTA Station, project proposal 1998-2001

Number of items: 4 sheets
Location: Chinatown (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Collaborator(s): Hong, Roger (architect), Urban Concepts (architect)
Box  11 , Oversized folder 9

Gateway Tower, sponsored by the Chinese Committee on Aging undated

Number of items: 7 sheets
Location: Chinatown (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Collaborator(s): Hong, Roger (architect)
Box  11

Hong Building, 425 Ginling Way, 1997 renovation plans 1997

Number of items: 7 sheets
Location: Chinatown (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Collaborator(s): Hong, Roger (architect)
Box  11

Hong Building, 425 Ginling Way, 1999 renovation, demolition and construction plans 1999

Number of items: 14 sheets
Location: Chinatown (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Collaborator(s): McDonough & Associates (architects), Perlof, S. (engineer)
Box  11

Hong Building, 451A and 451B Ginling Way, alterations 2002

Number of items: 3 sheets
Location: Chinatown (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Collaborator(s): Hong, Roger (architect)
Box  1

Hong Building: Bar and Bistro at Central Plaza, 951 N. Broadway, 425 Ginling Way, proposal plan 2000

Number of items: 2 sheets
Location: Chinatown (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Collaborator(s): Hong, Roger (architect)
Box  11

Imperial Dragon Gift Shop, 451 Ginling Way, remodel 1979-80

Number of items: 15 sheets
Location: Chinatown (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Collaborator(s): Hong, Roger (architect), S. Perlof (engineer)
Box  11 , Oversized folder 8 , Oversized folder 10

Ling Tower: Senior Citizen Residence and Community Commercial Plaza 1978

Number of items: 7 sheets
Location: Chinatown (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Collaborator(s): Hong, Roger (architect)
Box  11

Pergola and stage, design plans undated

Number of items: 1 sheet
Location: Chinatown (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Box  11

Residential renovation of 445 Ginling Way for Roger S. Hong undated

Number of items: 2 sheets
Location: Chinatown (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Collaborator(s): Hong, Roger (architect)
Box  12

Survey maps 1990

Number of items: 4 sheets
Location: Chinatown (Los Angeles, Calif.) ; Elysian Park (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Collaborator(s): City of Los Angeles
Box  12

United Bank building, 951 N. Broadway (formerly 405, 407, 409 Ginling Way), renovation plans 1984

Number of items: 26 sheets
Location: Chinatown (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Collaborator(s): Arechaederra, Hong, Treiman (architects), Hong, Roger (architect)
Box  12

United Bank building, 951 N. Broadway, fence design and landscape plan 1996

Number of items: 2 sheets
Location: Chinatown (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Collaborator(s): Hong, Roger (architect, landscape architect)
 

C. Other work (sampling of Hong's professional work) 1948-1991

Box  12

Chinese Times, The: 686 Sacramento St., remodel. (Includes many rough sketches.) 1976-77

Number of items: 30 sheets
Location: San Francisco (Calif.)
Collaborator(s): Hong, Roger (architect)
Box  12

Encinitas Hotel 1989

Number of items: 1 sheet
Location: Encinitas (Calif.)
Collaborator(s): Arechaederra, Hong, Treiman (architects)
Box  12

Fitzgerald, Dan and June, residence, 10118 Empyrean Way #102, interior design 1991

Number of items: 6 sheets
Location: Los Angeles (Calif.)
Collaborator(s): Hong, Roger (interior design)
Box  12

Froedtert Memorial Lutheran Hospital 1977

Number of items: 11 sheets
Location: Wauwatosa (Wis.)
Collaborator(s): Stone, Marracini & Patterson (architects), Brust-Zimmerman (architects)
Box  1

Hong, Mr. and Mrs. Y. C., residence, 5146 Los Franciscos Way, proposed recreation unit approximately 1970s

Number of items: 3 sheets
Location: Los Angeles (Calif.)
Collaborator(s): Hong, Roger (architect)
Box  13 , Box  1

Hong, Mr. and Mrs. Y. C., residence, 5146 Los Franciscos Way. (Includes many rough sketches.) 1967-69

Number of items: 70 sheets; 35 photos
Location: Los Angeles (Calif.)
Collaborator(s): Buff & Hensman (architect), Hong, Roger (architect), Shulman, J. (photographer)
Box  13

Hong, Roger S., residence, 10551 Wilshire Blvd. #1703, interior design. (Includes many rough sketches.) 1986-87

Number of items: 29 sheets
Location: Los Angeles (Calif.)
Collaborator(s): Hong, Roger (interior design)
Folder  13

Hotel at the L.A. Zoo 1981

Number of items: 3 sheets
Location: Los Angeles (Calif.)
Collaborator(s): Arechaederra, Hong, Treiman (architects), Stolte, Inc. (developers)
Box  13 , Oversized folder 11

Hotel Nikko, 477 S. La Cienega Blvd. 1989-91

Number of items: 86 sheets, 5 photos
Location: Beverly Hills (Calif.)
Collaborator(s): Arechaederra, Hong, Treiman (architects), Fong & Associates (landscape architects), Mingis Design (interior design)
Box  1

KCET building approximately 1980

Number of items: 7 sheets
Location: Los Angeles (Calif.)
Collaborator(s): Arechaederra, Hong, Treiman (architects)
Box  14

Kun Lun Hotel, early concepts 1980

Number of items: 15 sheets
Location: Beijing (China)
Collaborator(s): John Carl Warnecke and Associates (architects)
Box  14

Neiman-Marcus 1988

Number of items: 20 sheets
Location: Honolulu (Hawaii)
Collaborator(s): Arechaederra, Hong, Treiman (architect), The Darrall Partnership (interior design)
Box  14

Neiman-Marcus 1979

Number of items: 1 sheet
Location: unknown
Box  14

Office building, Ohio Ave. and Sepulveda Blvd. [now Fox Building, 1441 S. Sepulveda Blvd.] 1983

Number of items: 6 sheets
Location: Westwood (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Collaborator(s): Arechaederra, Hong, Treiman (architects)
Box  14

Pan Pacific Center [adaptive re-use of Pan Pacific building] 1981-82

Number of items: 21 sheets
Location: Los Angeles (Calif.)
Collaborator(s): Arechaederra, Hong, Treiman (architect), CCM Financial (developers)
Box  14

Park Place master plan (Fluor Properties conversion) 1985-88

Number of items: 26 sheets
Location: Irvine (Calif.)
Collaborator(s): Arechaederra, Hong, Treiman (architects), Trammell Crow Co. (developers)
Box  15

Paseo de los Rosas complex approximately 1980s

Number of items: 17 sheets
Location: Pasadena (Calif.)
Collaborator(s): Arechaederra, Hong, Treiman (architects), Trammell Crow Co. (developers), Ahmanson Commercial Development Co. (developers)
Box  15

Quong, Chin H. and Mabel C. Hong, Four-unit apartment building 1948-49

Number of items: 3 sheets
Location: Alhambra (Calif.)
Collaborator(s): Joseph, B. G. (contractor)
Box  15

Ralph's grocery stores approximately 1973

Number of items: 3 sheets
Location: Fullerton (Calif.) and unknown
Collaborator(s): Maxwell Starkman & Associates (architects)
Box  15

Rossmoor Towers and Life Care Center, Rossmoor Leisure World 1969-70

Number of items: 28 sheets
Location: Laguna Hills (Calif.)
Collaborator(s): Bodrell Joer'dan Smith and Associates, Inc. (architects), Lent-Forsum Associates (landscape architects)
Box  15

Unidentified campus site plan approximately 1970s

Number of items: 1 sheet
Location: unknown
Collaborator(s): Hong, Roger (architect)
Box  15

Unidentified residences and commercial buildings 1970-72

Number of items: 9 sheets
Location: unknown
Collaborator(s): Hong, Roger (architect)
Box  15

UNLV Sports Arena (Thomas & Mack Center), University of Nevada, Las Vegas approximately 1984

Number of items: 3 sheets
Location: Las Vegas (Nev.)
Collaborator(s): John Carl Warnecke and Associates (architects), W2C (architects)