Above, the former Home Savings branch at Sunset and Vine, Hollywood, shot during a recent visit.
In its September issue, Westways ran a nice piece on the Home Savings bank branches designed by Millard Sheets. Who was Sheets? He was born in Pomona, later lived in Claremont, taught at Scripps College, ran the Fine Arts Exhibition at the L.A. County Fair and, as the story points out, was part of the “California school” of artists who painted native subjects in the ’30s and ’40s. You can read it here.