2023 American Institute of Architects Waikiki Walking Tour - October 14, 2023

The AIA Tour this year ran along Honolulu's Gold Coast and featured historic single-family residences from the late 19th and 20th centuries contrasted with mid-century condominium towers.

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Diamond Head Ambassador

Completed in 1956, this iconic Asian infludenced project has a distinctive color scheme with butterfly roofs and decorative balcony raililngs on all its 3 structures. The co-op members enjoy the camaraderie of their oceanfront pool and mingling on the complex's connecting arched bridges.

 

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Diamond Head Apts

Completed in 1957, this 57-unit building is one of the first pre-stressed concrete buildings in the United States. In collaboration with Honolulu engineer Alfred Yee, the ability to provide long spans allowed for a unique open plan for each apartment.

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George "Dad"Center

Completed in 1957, this 57-unit building is named after George David "Dad" Center, a prominent local canoe racer. Framed in concrete with CMU infill, the building represents a construction style typical of the period. Originally 3 stories, 3 additional stores were added in 1957.

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Oceanside Manor

Completed in 1963, the mauka facade of Oceanside Manor is clad in lava rock, concealing the elevator and stair. The makai facade is glass enabling wide views of the ocean. With only 2 units per floor, every unit has an ocean view.

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3019 Kalakaua Ave

Most of the units on the tour were builts as co-ops. In 1960 Honolulu passed a law outling the CPR process, enabling the condominum structure popular today. This is the first building to use that process. This luxury building has few units, some spanning across 2 floors.

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Tudor/French Norman Cottages

Built from 1923-1932, this collection of French-Normal Style residences is a product of influence from California. Fifteen separate residences remain in Honolulu today and 7 are represented in the Gold Coast. The style is distinguished by asymmetric massing, a miz of timber and stucco in the facade, diamond-pane windows, and high pitched roofs with rounded eves in the imitation of thatch.

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Eghlom Residence

Completed in 1926, this is one of the few examples of Spanish Colonial Revival. This style was thought to be suitable for the Hawaii climate. The brick, stucco and red clay roof tiles are common characteristics of this style.

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C.W. Dickey Residence

Completed in 1926, the quintessential example of the double pitched, hipped roof which represented the distinctive Hawaiian Style of architecture. THis cottage features some of the early "Dickey" trademarks such as large overhangs, enclosed lanais, board and batten siding and stained concrete flooring.

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Dr. Frank & Kathryn Plum Residence

Completed in 1929, this was a significant example of a "Cotswold Cottage" style residence, a type of Tudor Revival popular at the time. This style is represented by romantic asymmetric massing, a skewed gable entry, canted calls with round arched doors, and an overall whimsical impression.

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Seabreeze Apartments

Completed in 1960, this eleven-story apartment building contains 10 units each spanning an entire floor. The building is adorned with inset tile murals designed by Isami Enomoto of Ceramics Hawaii.

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Marion & Samuel Steinhauser Residence - 3043 Kiele Ave

Designed by Hart Wood, one of Hawaii's most influential architects, the residence is an example of the 20th Century Montery Style with it's steeply pitched, side gabled roof, stucco facade, and cantilever story porch. The residence was completed in 1938.

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Mrs Josephine Ketchum Residence

Built in 1931 is a craftsman-style bungalow adapted for Hawaii. Naturally stained board & batten walls, heavy timbering, accentuated horizontally are characteristics of the craftsman style. Hawaii-specific adaptions include a double-pitched roof, screened lanai and exterior bathroom door.

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Gobindrum Watamull House

Completed in 1939, this was a residence with characteristics of the modern style, including acid-stained concrete floors, curved walls, built-in cabinetry, and corner sliding windows, but with Hawaiian adaptions. Typical modern buildings have flat roofs - the overhand provided by a hipped formation is needed for shade in this climate.

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