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by Vavala
Wed Feb 16, 2011 11:33 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Fifth Church of Christ, Scientist, Hollywood (1960)
Replies: 5
Views: 511

Fifth Church of Christ, Scientist, Hollywood (1960)

http://www.you-are-here.com/hollywood/scientist.jpg The congregtation of the Fifth Church of Christ, Scientist, in Hollywood have sold their 1960 house of worship at the corner of Hollywood and La Brea. It was designed by architect Howard Elwell. Many Christian Science congregations have dwindled a...
by Vavala
Fri Dec 10, 2010 11:48 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Lloyd Wright's Moore House (1959) threatened with demolition
Replies: 12
Views: 980

http://www.dailybreeze.com/news/ci_16819212 Plans for Lloyd Wright-designed house in Palos Verdes Estates Cause Concern By Melissa Pamer Staff Writer Daily Breeze December 10, 2010 Palos Verdes Estates has received more than 500 comments from local residents and architecture fans concerned with the ...
by Vavala
Fri Dec 03, 2010 10:36 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Lloyd Wright's Moore House (1959) threatened with demolition
Replies: 12
Views: 980

The Moore House (Lloyd Wright, 1959) in Palos Verdes Estates remains threatened with demolition; the draft environmental impact report (EIR) for the proposed project was released in late October and public comments are due on December 10. Public outcry is essential in preventing its demolition. Read...
by Vavala
Wed Jun 16, 2010 9:48 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Lloyd Wright's Moore House (1959) threatened with demolition
Replies: 12
Views: 980

KCAL 9 recently aired this news segment on the Moore House:

http://cbs2.com/video/?id=137246@kcbs.dayport.com
by Vavala
Mon Jun 14, 2010 10:13 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Lloyd Wright's Moore House (1959) threatened with demolition
Replies: 12
Views: 980

http://www.dailybreeze.com/news/ci_15289276 Lloyd Wright admirers stand in way of PVE man's dream home By Kristin S. Agostoni Staff Writer The Daily Breeze June 13, 2010 http://extras.mnginteractive.com/live/media/site577/2010/0613/20100613__C_TN14-MOORE+PC5236H_500.JPG Several years ago, Mark Paull...
by Vavala
Mon Jun 14, 2010 8:34 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Welton Becket building with a view to LAX
Replies: 6
Views: 650

That's the McCulloch Building, completed in 1964 and designed by Welton Becket & Associates as part of the first phase of the Becket-master-planned International Airport Center adjacent to LAX. Another Becket building in that development, the circular Security First National Bank, International ...
by Vavala
Thu May 27, 2010 6:26 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Lloyd Wright's Moore House (1959) threatened with demolition
Replies: 12
Views: 980

Lloyd Wright's Moore House (1959) threatened with demolition

The Moore House (Lloyd Wright, 1959) in Palos Verdes Estates is threatened with demolition; the owners plan to construct a new house on this prime site overlooking the ocean. The Notice of Preparation (NOP) of an environmental impact report for the project was released in early May. Public comments ...
by Vavala
Wed Feb 17, 2010 1:12 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Balboa Highlands becomes Los Angeles' 25th HPOZ
Replies: 7
Views: 453

The buildings within the boundaries of a historic district are classified as either contributing or non-contributing structures. The majority of the buildings must be contributing structures for the designation of the district to be possible. These are the buildings that have high integrity of origi...
by Vavala
Fri Feb 12, 2010 5:35 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Balboa Highlands becomes Los Angeles' 25th HPOZ
Replies: 7
Views: 453

Preserving Eichler’s Valley Homes By Dana Bartholomew Staff Writer Daily News February 12, 2010 http://www.dailynews.com/news/ci_14386819 GRANADA HILLS — Each morning, Adriene Biondo sits down at her piano inside her 1963 home and marvels at modern views through floor-to-ceiling glass. For living i...
by Vavala
Fri Feb 12, 2010 5:31 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Balboa Highlands becomes Los Angeles' 25th HPOZ
Replies: 7
Views: 453

Balboa Highlands becomes Los Angeles' 25th HPOZ

The Los Angeles City Council declared Balboa Highlands the city's newest HPOZ earlier this afternoon.

Special thanks to Adriene Biondo for her passion, enthusiasm and tireless advocacy for Balboa Highlands!
by Vavala
Thu Jan 14, 2010 6:56 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Town Tire on Beverly
Replies: 5
Views: 674

http://www.larchmontchronicle.com/ArchiveDetail.asp?ArchiveID=1069 Rolling Greens Opens on Beverly Blvd. By Laura Eversz Larchmont Chronicle December 31, 2009 IN ADDITION TO PLANTS, Rolling Greens’ new location on Beverly Blvd. will offer an assortment of gifts for the home. Along with cocktails, de...
by Vavala
Thu Jan 14, 2010 11:06 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Home Savings buildings
Replies: 210
Views: 11602

It's a progressive theme: wilderness, early settlers taming the landscape, and then space...the final frontier. Look how far Downey had come by mid-century. This is one of my favorite Sheets mosaics. Such optimism!
by Vavala
Mon Jan 11, 2010 5:56 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Vote for your favorite '60s religious bldgs in LA County
Replies: 3
Views: 305

Vote for your favorite '60s religious bldgs in LA County

Now it's time for the Conservancy's 3rd round of voting to determine the "Top 60 of the '60s." What are your favorite religious buildings in LA County from the 1960s? Place your votes now... You have until March 1st. http://lac.laconservancy.org/site/PageServer?pagename=60sVotingPage And i...
by Vavala
Mon Jan 11, 2010 10:43 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Pacific Palisades Vons (Safeway) to be remodeled
Replies: 4
Views: 757

Pacific Palisades Vons (Safeway) to be remodeled

http://farm2.static.flickr.com/1019/1339743912_d87d08289a.jpg The former Safeway Market (1968) at 17380 Sunset Boulevard in Pacific Palisades is one of the most intact examples of the Marina Model in Los Angeles County. The variant used for this location features an expanded roofline that extends b...
by Vavala
Sat Dec 05, 2009 2:52 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Wilshire and La Brea - Columbia Savings
Replies: 62
Views: 13457

The sculpture is already listed for sale online: http://www.bogatzantiques.com/forsale.html
by Vavala
Tue Nov 24, 2009 1:21 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Vote for your favorite '60s commercial bldgs in LA County
Replies: 3
Views: 255

Vote for your favorite '60s commercial bldgs in LA County

The Conservancy's 2nd round of voting to determine the "Top 60 of the '60s" is up. Now's everyone's chance to vote for their favorite 1960s commercial buildings in LA County from the list. Only 10 will make the cut. Which ones will they be? We've already added a 21st building to the list b...
by Vavala
Fri Nov 06, 2009 6:35 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: LAC Tour Nov. 8th--1960s architecture in the South Bay
Replies: 0
Views: 143

LAC Tour Nov. 8th--1960s architecture in the South Bay

Don't miss this one-time, self-driving tour of significant 1960s buildings in the South Bay. 10am - 4pm, Sunday, November 8th. Lots of great coverage: http://www.scpr.org/programs/offramp/2009/11/07/la-conservancy-tours-iconic-60s-sites-takes-us-to-/ Tour information: http://lac.laconservancy.org/si...
by Vavala
Fri Oct 02, 2009 11:35 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Car dealerships
Replies: 53
Views: 3819

Felix Chrevolet mentioned in a list of GM dealers expected to close:

http://www.laobserved.com/archive/2009/ ... _felix.php
by Vavala
Fri Oct 02, 2009 11:06 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Car dealerships
Replies: 53
Views: 3819

by Vavala
Mon Aug 03, 2009 8:46 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Chili Bowl
Replies: 12
Views: 1372

http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-then2-2009aug02,0,7722742.story L.A. THEN AND NOW The chili's gone but the restaurant-size bowls remain http://www.latimes.com/media/photo/2009-07/48401191.jpg In 1931, Art Whizin opened a restaurant shaped like a chili bowl, and 22 others followed. The popula...
by Vavala
Thu Apr 23, 2009 2:03 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: West Hollywood--Proposed amendment would weaken ordinance
Replies: 0
Views: 76

West Hollywood--Proposed amendment would weaken ordinance

The City of West Hollywood, which received a grade of A on both the 2003 and 2008 Los Angeles Conservancy Preservation Report Cards, is proposing a revision of the city’s Cultural Historic Preservation ordinance. The proposed change would lengthen the period of time required, from the current 5 year...
by Vavala
Fri Mar 13, 2009 9:14 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: ModCom Tour: City of the Seekers> Mar. 14
Replies: 10
Views: 279

Tickets are still available! Don't miss this rare opportunity to explore 5 sites associated with Los Angeles' unique spritual heritage:

https://secure2.convio.net/lac/site/Eco ... 7sp1.app6a
by Vavala
Wed Feb 04, 2009 10:03 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Manhattan Beach -- Historic Preservation
Replies: 0
Views: 88

Manhattan Beach -- Historic Preservation

Manhattan Beach homes are dubbed landmarks City's conservancy efforts gain a boost as five structures are recognized for historic importance. By Andrea Woodhouse Staff Writer Contra Costa Times January 26, 2009 http://www.contracostatimes.com/california/ci_11560789 http://extras.mnginteractive.com/...
by Vavala
Thu Jan 29, 2009 2:14 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: LA Conservancy E-Newsletter
Replies: 3
Views: 300


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