Eldon C. Davis Biography

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Mr. Davis has dedicated 50 years to planning and architectural design in Southern California and throughout the nation. He maintains a clear understanding of project’s needs and budget requirements, and assembles information from every applicable resource and discipline, including expert consultants, in order to complete each project to the client’s wishes.

Mr. Davis and Mr. Louis Armet established Armet & Davis, A.I.A. Architects in 1947. Mr. Davis has been a Commissioner on the State Board of Architectural Examiners since 1986. In this capacity, he conducts oral architectural licensure exams for the State Board.

He has been a member of the Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce, has been associated with Rotary International, and was Sponsor of “Gateway to Los Angeles”, the environmental enhancement program at Los Angeles International Airport.

Mr. Davis has been Architect in charge of over 3,000 public and private sector architectural projects. He is considered the father of California coffee shop design and has appeared on numerous TV specials and lecture programs on the subject.

Recent projects include:

St. Bernardine of Siena Parish Center & Church Addition
Mountain High Senior Condominiums
Fresno’s Restaurants
Poughkeepsie, Syracuse, Town of Clay, NY
Colorado Mine Co. Restaurant, North Syracuse, NY
St. Martha Church Addition
Century 7 Theatre Split
Le Marie Antoinette Restaurants Quebec, Canada
Newport Beach Country Club expansion.

In summary, Mr. Davis has the specific project experience, qualities, and education which are all essential to guiding architectural projects to timely completion within budget

Education: University of Southern California Bachelor of Architecture, Second in his class

Recipient of the Henry Adams Award for Excellence from the A.I.A.

Affiliations: American Institute of Architects

Commissioner – State Board of Architectural Examiners

Architectural License:
– Arizona
– California
– New York
– Pennsylvania
– Washington

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