Los Angeles hasn't been known nearly as much as Chicago or New York City for its architecture, but nevertheless, that doesn't mean that it doesn't have a presence in the Architectural scene. In Fact, L.A. has LOTS of fine works of architecture around the Metropolitan area, and architects such as Gehry, Meier, Pereira, etc... have set the standards for some of the most unique styles of contemporary architecture ever concieved. But there is also tons of variety in architecture around L.A. This webpage will go over some of L.A.'s architecture.
L.A. is full of modern urban styled colorful buildings around that are great examples of modern residential architecture:
A SAMPLE OF L.A.'S MODERN ARCHITECTURE:
And Look at what they are developing now (in downtown L.A.):