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by nichols
Mon Dec 23, 2013 11:46 am
Forum: Modern Calendar of Events
Topic: L.A. Modcom Meeting locations
Replies: 107
Views: 18424

June, 2013

The final general monthly membership meeting.

Gruen & Associates
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by nichols
Thu Oct 10, 2013 3:18 pm
Forum: Modern Calendar of Events
Topic: projected date of nichols' 10,000th post
Replies: 8
Views: 886

haha
by nichols
Thu Oct 10, 2013 3:17 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Tom Bergin's Tavern
Replies: 4
Views: 921

by nichols
Tue May 28, 2013 11:12 am
Forum: Modern Calendar of Events
Topic: L.A. Modcom Meeting locations
Replies: 107
Views: 18424

April, 2013 Gainsburg House 1946, Lloyd Wright La Canada Flintridge, CA http://www.laokay.com/lathumb/laphoto/LWright216.jpg May, 2013 Randy Simon House 1113 North Hillcrest Road, Trousdale Estates Beverly Hills, California 90210 http://www.modcom.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/05/simonhouse2.jpg
by nichols
Sun Apr 14, 2013 12:03 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Los Angeles Terrazzo repair recommendations
Replies: 1
Views: 505

Arcadian Flooring Company
(626) 284-1563,
by nichols
Tue Mar 26, 2013 1:02 pm
Forum: Modern Calendar of Events
Topic: L.A. Modcom Meeting locations
Replies: 107
Views: 18424

March, 2013
Santa Monica Public Library
Montana Avenue Branch
(1960, Weldon Fulton)
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by nichols
Tue Mar 26, 2013 1:00 pm
Forum: Modern Calendar of Events
Topic: L.A. Modcom Meeting locations
Replies: 107
Views: 18424

February, 2013
The Last Bookstore
(Parkinson & Bergstrom, 1914)
Downtown Los Angeles
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http://lastbookstorela.com/
by nichols
Tue Mar 26, 2013 12:58 pm
Forum: Modern Calendar of Events
Topic: L.A. Modcom Meeting locations
Replies: 107
Views: 18424

January, 2013
ONE Archives at USC
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http://www.onearchives.org/
by nichols
Tue Mar 26, 2013 12:55 pm
Forum: Modern Calendar of Events
Topic: L.A. Modcom Meeting locations
Replies: 107
Views: 18424

December, 2012

December, 2012
Los Angeles Department of Water and Power
(1965, A.C. Martin)

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by nichols
Tue Mar 26, 2013 12:53 pm
Forum: Modern Calendar of Events
Topic: L.A. Modcom Meeting locations
Replies: 107
Views: 18424

November, 2012
Gamble House
(1909, Greene and Greene)
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http://www.gamblehouse.org/
by nichols
Wed Jan 23, 2013 4:48 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Home Savings buildings
Replies: 210
Views: 11855

Adam Arenson calls this "The Last Home Savings," and attributes the artwork to Marlo Bartels and Astrid Preston and gives a date of 1989 for the piece. http://adamarenson.com/2011/04/the-last-home-savings-under-threat-in-woodland-hills/ > > Los Angeles Times Art as peacemaker in Woodland H...
by nichols
Wed Jan 23, 2013 4:41 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Home Savings buildings
Replies: 210
Views: 11855

http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4014/4642509001_25c4e9114a.jpg http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3353/4642508145_ffe64ddf2a.jpg Draft EIR for "The Village at Westfield Topanga" 21816 Victory Blvd., Woodland Hills "...The building comprises one story and is approximately 25 feet in height...
by nichols
Thu Oct 25, 2012 11:39 am
Forum: Modern Calendar of Events
Topic: L.A. Halloween Bus Tour > Oct. 28
Replies: 0
Views: 422

L.A. Halloween Bus Tour > Oct. 28

Join me on a bus tour celebrating Halloween in Los Angeles this Sunday Oct. 28th.

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http://spookstour.com/
by nichols
Thu Oct 18, 2012 4:41 pm
Forum: Modern Calendar of Events
Topic: L.A. Modcom Meeting locations
Replies: 107
Views: 18424

October, 2012
Gemini Manor, Hollywood
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1970, Alex Lehr
by nichols
Tue Oct 09, 2012 10:35 am
Forum: Modern Calendar of Events
Topic: Next ModCom meeting > October 15
Replies: 0
Views: 400

Next ModCom meeting > October 15

Los Angeles Conservancy Modern Committee General Meeting *Come one come all* Monday, October 15, 2012 Gemini Manor 1341 N. Mariposa Ave. Hollywood, CA 90027 Gemini Manor is a circa 1970 folk art environment built inside of a 1934 bungalow in Hollywood. It includes "Parts of homes that were bein...
by nichols
Fri Sep 28, 2012 10:56 am
Forum: Modern Calendar of Events
Topic: L.A. Modcom Meeting locations
Replies: 107
Views: 18424

September, 2012
Arcadia City Hall
(Ruhnau, Evans, Ruhnau, 1977)
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by nichols
Thu Sep 27, 2012 6:25 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Architect Irving Weber 1923-2012
Replies: 0
Views: 352

Architect Irving Weber 1923-2012

Weber, Irving Kurt October 27, 1923 - September 17, 2012 Irving Kurt Weber of Pacific Palisades passed away at home on September 17th...He spent his early career as a residential builder/developer, until hired by the firm of Pereira and Luckman. At that firm he worked on such projects as the Union O...
by nichols
Fri Aug 17, 2012 10:59 am
Forum: Modern Calendar of Events
Topic: L.A. Modcom Meeting locations
Replies: 107
Views: 18424

August, 2012
(fer) Studios
Inglewood, CA
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by nichols
Fri Aug 17, 2012 10:58 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: August ModCom meeting > 8.20.12
Replies: 0
Views: 358

August ModCom meeting > 8.20.12

Los Angeles Conservancy Modern Committee meeting Monday, August 20, 2012 6:30p.m. Meet and greet, 7p.m. Meeting *COME ONE COME ALL* (fer) Studios 1159 East Hyde Park Blvd , Inglewood, CA http://www.modcom.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/08/ferstudio.jpg http://www.modcom.org/event/gm8/
by nichols
Thu Aug 02, 2012 11:39 am
Forum: BEST OF LOTTA LIVING
Topic: Googie Coffee Shops
Replies: 29
Views: 8365

Since somebody recently asked about this and linked to here, I'll update my 2004 list below. Thankfully it is mostly unchanged. GOOGIE COFFEE SHOPS Donly's (Now Astro) 2300 Fletcher Dr. Los Angeles, CA 90039 323 663-9241 1958, Armet & Davis Chip's 11908 Hawthorne Blvd, Hawthorne, CA 90250 310 67...
by nichols
Wed Jul 11, 2012 10:10 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: July ModCom meeting > 7.16.12
Replies: 0
Views: 371

July ModCom meeting > 7.16.12

General Meeting July 2012 http://www.modcom.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/07/Scott-House-22.jpg Event: General Meeting July 2012 Start: July 16, 2012 6:30 pm End: July 16, 2012 9:00 pm Cost: FREE Organizer: Modern Committee Venue: The Scott House Address: 10300 Haines Canyon Ave, Tujunga, CA, 91042
by nichols
Wed Jul 11, 2012 10:08 am
Forum: Modern Calendar of Events
Topic: L.A. Modcom Meeting locations
Replies: 107
Views: 18424

July, 2012
Scott House (1956)
Tujunga

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by nichols
Thu Jul 05, 2012 1:24 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Route 66 landmark Pottery Ranch closes after 72 years
Replies: 1
Views: 547

July 4, 2012
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by nichols
Mon Jun 18, 2012 1:31 pm
Forum: Modern Calendar of Events
Topic: L.A. Modcom Meeting locations
Replies: 107
Views: 18424

May, 2012 Chinese American Museum (Curator walkthrough of "Breaking Ground: Chinese American Architects in Los Angeles (1945-1980)") http://www.camla.org/images/museumoutside3.gif June, 2012 T. R. Craig Residence "Peppergate Ranch", HCM 992, at 8431 Pinelake Drive, in Chatsworth....
by nichols
Thu May 31, 2012 9:18 am
Forum: Modern Collectibles and Furniture
Topic: Watercolor paintings based on Julius Shulman photos
Replies: 0
Views: 411

Watercolor paintings based on Julius Shulman photos

latimes.com Watercolor paintings based on Julius Shulman photos May 30, 2012 If the famed architectural photographs of Julius Shulman sketched a story about California, then New York artist Amy Park has added her own chapter, painting color into images that many of us have seen over and over again.....
by nichols
Tue May 29, 2012 12:53 pm
Forum: Modern Calendar of Events
Topic: Chinese American Mid-Century Architects' Exhibition
Replies: 1
Views: 431

This week is your last chance to see this marvelous exhibit in COLOR and 3D!

Here's a report of my visit:
http://www.lamag.com/askchrisblog/bloge ... D=10339552

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by nichols
Tue May 15, 2012 1:18 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Where was the first Denny's?
Replies: 5
Views: 773

OK, phew! I figured it out. Store #1 opened on Friday, July 30th, 1954. It was located at 4917 Bellflower Blvd. Here, I made a short film to help explain the history.

http://www.lamag.com/askchrisblog/bloge ... D=10382675
by nichols
Fri May 11, 2012 12:42 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Hotel Statler says goodbye Dec. 31
Replies: 4
Views: 923


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