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The Pegasus

The Pegasus Lofts, a 322-unit apartment in the downtown Los Angeles Financial District, were originally built as the General Petroleum Building and defined the “Corporate International Style” in 1949.

By 2003, the Kor Realty Group had acquired the building and successfully converted the former Mobile Oil headquarters into one of the largest adaptive reuse projects in Los Angeles. The project has won numerous awards including a 2004 Design Citation Award for Adaptive Reuse from AIA Los Angeles, and has become a model of downtown living.

Several years later, the Kor Group decided to improve the amenities and restore the building to its “former glory”. As a key element in this upgrade, we were hired to renovate and re-image the rooftop. The space now functions as an outdoor living room including a swimming pool, outdoor kitchen, seating and lounge areas, and rich vegetative accents. Amenities like the barbeque area, private cabanas and new bright outdoor furniture, patterned walls, and a gleaming, stainless steel kitchen were thoughtfully crafted to offer a sense of community and place to gather for tenants and guests.

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The Kor Group