Decorative and moody NoMad Los Angeles hotel opens in former bank headquarters

French architect Jacques Garcia has designed an outpost for hotel brand NoMad in LA’s old Bank of Italy, pairing its ornate ceilings, columns and marble flooring with floral furnishings and planting. The NoMad Los Angeles opened earlier this month in the historic Giannini Place on Olive Street, in the city’s Downtown area. The original 12-storey neoclassical building was completed by architecture firm Morgan, Walls & Clements in 1922 to house the city’s Bank of Italy headquarters, and is regarded a historic landmark. Read more…