Hennessey + Ingalls
Since its founding in 1963, Hennessey + Ingalls has grown to fill a unique niche in American retailing. We are the largest art, architecture and design bookstore in the western United States, and probably the largest retail operation in the country dealing just with books on the visual arts. Founded by Reginald Hennessey as an outlet for rare and out-of-print architecture books and is still family-owned and managed by his son, Mark Hennessey.
Hennessey + Ingalls has become a landmark in the visual arts community. They are pleased to count many of the area’s and the country’s leading architectural firms as clients, along with museums, collectors, art galleries, students, interior designers, graphic design firms, and schools. They are the primary book supplier to three large academic art libraries in Southern California, as well as to smaller schools and corporate libraries around the country. They maintain especially strong and in-depth selections of books in art and art history, all phases of architecture, photography, interior design, graphic design, and landscaping. The broadness of the collections and the knowledge of the staff at Hennessey + Ingalls is an important reason why top art directors in film, television, and advertising shop with them.
In short, Hennessey + Ingalls has proven itself over the years through the combination of unequalled stock and most attentive customers service to be a successful and valued member of the vibrant art, architecture, and design communities in Southern California and beyond.