Fast Forward: The Architecture of William F. Cody

SELECTION OF CODY’S IMPORTANT ARCHITECTURAL PROJECTS

 

Commercial | Hospitality & Private Country Clubs:

El Dorado Country Club, Cottages and Cottages West, Indian Wells

Mission Valley Country Club and Hotel, San Diego

Villa Real Country Club and Hotel, Havana, Cuba

Commercial | Hospital:

Palm Desert Cancer Treatment Center and Hospital

Restaurant:

The Springs Restaurant, Palm Springs

Hotels:

Palm Springs Spa and Hotel (design architect)

L’Horizon Hotel (original and restored architectural plans/drawings/photographs)

Industrial:

McCullogh Chain Saw Factory, Havasu City, AZ

Bechtel Steel Design Architect for various projects

Residences:

Levin, Palm Springs

Samuel & Gladys Rubenstein, Rancho Mirage

Weir McDonald, Scottsdale, AZ

William Pearlberg, Palm Springs

Shamel, El Dorado CC Estates

Cannon, El Dorado CC Estates

William Cody personal residence, Palm Springs

Texas Private Residence

London Apartment Bldg.

Institutional:

Saint Theresa’s Catholic Church

Malibu Catholic Church

Audio Visual Media Bldg., CSU San Bernardino

Shopping Center & Offices:

Valleywide Shopping Center, Palm Desert

Atikian Retail Office Bldg., Palm Springs

Shamel Residence 
© Julius Shulman
Shamel Residence © Julius Shulman
Palms Springs Spa and Hotel
© Julius Shulman
Palms Springs Spa and Hotel © Julius Shulman
The Springs Restaurant, Palm Springs
© Erwin Lang
The Springs Restaurant, Palm Springs © Erwin Lang

WILLIAM F. CODY PROFESSIONAL AWARDS

 

1944-46: Two first place national awards from the American Institute of Architects (A.I.A.) for the Suva Elementary School and Corona Del Mar Elementary School while head designer the firm of March, Smith & Powell in Los Angeles, CA

1949: Certificate of Honor for exceptional merit in its class for the Hotel Del Marcos, Palm Springs, CA by the Southern California Chapter of the A.I.A.

1962: Design Award by the A.I.A. in cooperation with House & Home and Life Magazines for the W. & J. Sloane Display House, La Quinta, CA

1962: Honorable Mention by the A.I.A. in cooperation with House and Home and Life in recognition of an outstanding contribution to Homes for a Better Living

1963: Recognition Award by the A.I.A. in cooperation with House and Home and the American Home Magazines for the Robert Cannon Residence, Palm Desert, CA

1963: Honor Award by the Southern California Chapter of the A.I.A. selected by an International Panel of Judges for the Cannon Residence, Palm Desert, CA

1964: Two Design Awards by the A.I.A.; one for the Robert Cannon Residence and other for the J. B. Shamel Residence, Palm Desert, CA

1964: Award of Merit in recognition of an outstanding contribution to Homes for Better Living by the A.I.A. in cooperation with House and Home and the American Home Magazines

1965: Recognition Award for outstanding aesthetic design in structural steel by the American Institute of Steel Construction for J.B. Shamel Residence

1965: Award by the American Institute of Steel Construction for Western Savings & Loan Association, Phoenix, AZ

1965: Appreciation Award as Citizen of Distinction for Public Services by the People of the City of Palm Springs

1965: Elected to the College of Fellows by the A.I.A. for Achievement in Design

1966: Valley Beautification Award by the Valley Beautiful Citizens Council, Inc. for the Western Savings & Loan Building at 525 East Mill Avenue, Tempe, AZ

1969: Outstanding Civic Award by Desert Beautiful for exceptional Architectural Beautification

1974: Award of Merit for outstanding design through the use of masonry by the Masonry Institute of the Inland Empire for the Palm Springs Tennis Club Hotel

1974: Certificate of Excellence Award by the Inland Chapter of A.I.A. for Andreas Hills development

1979: Palm Springs Golden Palm Award by Palm Springs Chamber of Commerce for St. Theresa’s Catholic Church

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