Filmland Corporate Headquarters in Culver City was among the 17 Los Angeles County projects capturing awards during the annual convention of the California Landscape Contractors' Assn. in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico.
The project won the Jere Driscoll Award for California's best commercial landscaping. Featuring thousands of plants inside and outside a 12-story motion picture-oriented office complex, the Filmland center was installed by California Landscape Inc., Canoga Park. The designer was Lawrence Reed Moline, Culver City.
In addition to the Driscoll honor, the Filmland project earned the Canoga Park firm a first place in the Interiorscape category. All told, California Landscape won five awards, making it the biggest multiple winner in the contest.
Next was Cacho Industries, Sylmar, winning three trophies for Los Angeles County projects: First Place in the model homes category for Las Ventanas, Valencia; an Outstanding Achievement award for work at the David Bock residence, Woodland Hills, and an Outstanding Achievement award for work at First Financial Plaza, Encino.
American Landscape Inc., Canoga Park, and Toddco Landscape Co., Los Angeles, were double winners. American won first place in the condominiums/town-houses category for Colina Glen Townhomes, Los Angeles, and an Outstanding Achievement for Maple Plaza Office Building, Beverly Hills. Toddco Landscape Co. won the Medium Renovation award for the Richard Levy residence, Los Angeles, and the Large Renovation honor for the Robert Brookes residence, also in Los Angeles.
Greenit Landscape, Sylmar, was the winner in the Small Residential category for its installation at the Rob Miller residence, Studio City. Tom Matsuoka Landscape, Pasadena, won the Small Residential Renovation honor for the Eaton Ballard residence, Pasadena.
Kumme Landscaping Inc., Chatsworth, was honored in the Custom Residential category for the Lee Brenner residence, Glendale. Sheridan Landscaping Inc., Sun Valley, won in the Residential Estate Unlimited category for the MacNeal residence in La Canada Flintridge.
Koyama Landscaping, Temple City, took the Small Residential Renovation award for the Robert Pott residence in San Marino, and L. Barrios & Associates, Irwindale, won the Small Commercial Landscape Maintenance/Under 5-Year-Old category for T.K.I. Townhouses in Duarte.