Julius Shulman-Sporting Club, Lomas, Mexico-Ricardo L. Vilchis
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Photographer: Julius Shulman

Subject: Sporting Club

Location: Lomas, Mexico

Architect: Ricardo Legorreta Vilchis

Job: 5979-13

Date: 1981

The Lomas Sporting Club offers  12 tennis courts, track, 2 pools, gym, archery , racquetball, basketball and volleyball for its members.

Ricardo Legorreta Vilchis was born May 7, 1931 to a prominent Mexican Family who founded Banco Mex, the largest bank in Mexico.
Vilchis is credited with introducing Mexican Modernism to the world. While working in Quatar, Australia and re designing Pershing Square in Los Angeles, his firm became well known particularly in the AMerican Southwest. Just one of his famous commisions was the house for actor Ricardo Montalban in Hollywood Hills. Vilchis preffered to use thick wall construction instead of glass walls.
Vilchis passed on December, 30, 2011. 


Gelatin Silver Print: Mounted on backboard.  Unframed: 16" x 20"  (40.6 x 50.8 cm).
Shulman's studio stamp and  job number  handwritten in ink on verso. Noted on verso by Shulman "Mexico-Recreation Area Ricardo Legorreta, Arch."

Signed on recto by Julius Shulman at his Hollywood Hills Studio.

This print was used at exhibits and the number "176" is noted on recto above Julius Shulman's hadwritten signature. 

Image is in Excellent Condition except for small wear marks on edged. Condition Report: Any condition statement is given as an opinion and the condition statement does not imply that this photograph is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfection or the effects of aging.

This Julius Shulman image came from Shulman's Hollywood Hills studio.

  • Item #: Job: 5979-13

Julius Shulman-Sporting Club, Lomas, Mexico-Ricardo L. Vilchis

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