Research and Development: IBM

by Pasadena Adjacent


This 1963 Westchester California building designed by Eliot Noyes is presently occupied by Otis College of Art and Design. Here is a closer view beautifully documented by South Bay adjacent Tash. Before it was Otis the building served as IBM’s Aerospace Research Center. The window design is a reflection of IBM’s computer “punch card” system. Mr. Noyes also designed the company’s Selectric typewriter. Some of us didn’t part with our Selectric till the year 2000. Some of us created a museum dedicated to the Selectric