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by nredom
Fri May 08, 2015 6:11 pm
Forum: Modern Calendar of Events
Topic: Museums of the Arroyo Day - Sunday, May 20th - 12-5PM - FREE
Replies: 4
Views: 1781

Thanks for the reminder; I went on this tour a number of years ago, and it was great!

https://www.facebook.com/events/376087519249722/
by nredom
Tue Mar 17, 2015 5:51 pm
Forum: Modern Calendar of Events
Topic: BOWLARAMA: CA BOWLING ARCHITECTURE 1954-64
Replies: 3
Views: 1702

Bowlero

Mar Vista Lanes under renovation... new signage now up: "Bowlero"
by nredom
Sun Sep 07, 2014 12:28 pm
Forum: Modern Calendar of Events
Topic: Sun., Oct. 5, L.A.: Zelzah Train Depot Mural unveiling
Replies: 0
Views: 957

Sun., Oct. 5, L.A.: Zelzah Train Depot Mural unveiling

Sun. Oct 5, 2014, 2-4 pm: Museum of San Fernando Valley, Public Arts Initiative, unveils a new mural depicting historic Northridge (formerly known as "Zelzah")... http://www.themuseumsfv.org/events/public-art-initiative http://www.meetup.com/discoverLAmeetup/events/203551152/ On the side o...
by nredom
Mon Jun 02, 2014 11:37 am
Forum: Modern Calendar of Events
Topic: L..A. Union Station at 75, Sat., May 3, 2014
Replies: 1
Views: 1235

...and, "No Further West: The Story of L.A. Union Station" exhibit up through Aug. 10, in the Getty Gallery in Central Library...

http://www.lapl.org/whats-on/exhibits/n ... on-station
by nredom
Fri May 30, 2014 5:38 pm
Forum: Modern Calendar of Events
Topic: BOWLARAMA: CA BOWLING ARCHITECTURE 1954-64
Replies: 3
Views: 1702

Pepy's Diner in Mar Vista Lanes (1960) to close...?

Pepy's Diner in Mar Vista Lanes (1960) to close...?

http://argonautnews.com/closing-time/
by nredom
Thu Apr 17, 2014 10:30 pm
Forum: Modern Calendar of Events
Topic: Record Store Day, Sat., 4/19/2014 (L.A. etc.)
Replies: 0
Views: 989

Record Store Day, Sat., 4/19/2014 (L.A. etc.)

Record Store Day, 2014: Sat. 4/19...

www.recordstoreday.com
by nredom
Fri Jan 10, 2014 7:44 pm
Forum: Modern Calendar of Events
Topic: Modern Committee Holiday Party?
Replies: 3
Views: 1732

Re: Modern Committee Holiday Party?

(And it looks like there's a new breed of polite spammers from Asia on Lotta Living!) Well, Spam is more Midcentury Modern than Facebook, so maybe our friend from Pakistan is in just the right place, saying just what he needs to say. Sarcasm might as well be in a triple dose, too, I guess, just in ...
by nredom
Thu Nov 14, 2013 7:11 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Dutton's Brentwood/Barry Building
Replies: 25
Views: 5120

by nredom
Tue Oct 08, 2013 9:59 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: L.A. Landmarks lost in the '00's (CurbedLA)...
Replies: 9
Views: 2323

Ships Culver City re-model

Uh-oh, is it time for an update--buildings lost in the 2-thousand-teens...? Anyway, this regards a partial, or further incremental loss of a Googie coffee shop... Ships Culver City (Washington Blvd. & Overland Ave.) (or, "Ship's"...?) Most recently a Starbucks was in the main space, wh...
by nredom
Sun Sep 08, 2013 12:00 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Some libraries around the world
Replies: 0
Views: 1178

Some libraries around the world

One person's list of the world's most beautiful libraries; posting here because there's a few modern specimens on the list...

http://mentalfloss.com/article/51788/62 ... -libraries
by nredom
Fri Aug 30, 2013 10:06 am
Forum: Modern Calendar of Events
Topic: L.A.: Centinela Adobe Fiesta, Sun., 9/08/13, noon-4
Replies: 0
Views: 968

L.A.: Centinela Adobe Fiesta, Sun., 9/08/13, noon-4

Centinela Adobe Fiesta
Sun., Sept. 8, 2013
noon-4pm

1834 home of Ignacio Machado and Daniel Freeman's 1888 Land Office

7634 Midfield Ave.
Westchester, CA 90045

Mariachis, dancers, food

http://www.histsocentvalley.org/
by nredom
Wed Aug 28, 2013 7:29 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Home Savings buildings
Replies: 210
Views: 24982

I stumbled on the Pacific Beach location last weekend--gorgeous, but a use of space that may not last long into the 21st century on a busy, gentrifying intersection... Wonderful exterior mosaic murals ("Childrens Zoo," "Harbor," portraits of a native, frontiersman, fisherman, etc...
by nredom
Mon Dec 24, 2012 10:32 am
Forum: Roadside Rambling
Topic: Giant Thermometer in Baker
Replies: 6
Views: 2664

by nredom
Mon Nov 05, 2012 10:22 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Venice West coffee house (1956)
Replies: 10
Views: 2211

"The Beat Hotel" documentary

No direct L.A. connection, really; but anyone interested in Beat history (or photography or poetry or Paris for that matter) might check out the documentary "The Beat Hotel" (2012)... http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1959550/ Are there any documentaries on the Venice Cafe...? Some add'l keyword...
by nredom
Sat Oct 20, 2012 8:57 am
Forum: Modern Calendar of Events
Topic: L.A., 10/25: Wilshire Center Art & Architecture Walk
Replies: 0
Views: 975

L.A., 10/25: Wilshire Center Art & Architecture Walk

Wilshire Center Art & Architecture Walk Thurs., Oct. 25, 2012 6pm-10pm Wilshire & Western http://www.wilshirecenter.com facebook.com/wilshirecenter Don't know anything about this (other than seeing ad in LA Weekly). But I sure am looking forward to stopping by Tiny Naylor's again...
by nredom
Tue Oct 16, 2012 6:23 pm
Forum: Modern Calendar of Events
Topic: The 10th annual HOME MOVIE DAY - October 20, 2012 - L.A.
Replies: 2
Views: 1965

Great! Any other events getting planned for L.A....? (Four hours just isn't enough...)

Nothing on Twitter in a year...

https://twitter.com/homemoviedayla
by nredom
Sat Mar 17, 2012 10:02 am
Forum: Modern Calendar of Events
Topic: LA Conservancy ModCom tour of Millard Sheets > Mar. 18
Replies: 4
Views: 1181

nredom wrote:Does anyone know if this is rain-or-shine?


Oops...I see it says on my tickets: "RAIN OR SHINE."
by nredom
Fri Mar 16, 2012 5:46 pm
Forum: Modern Calendar of Events
Topic: LA Conservancy ModCom tour of Millard Sheets > Mar. 18
Replies: 4
Views: 1181

Does anyone know if this is rain-or-shine? Rain is in the forecast for Sunday, at least at this point...

Also, keeping in mind the L.A. marathon might help trip-planning...
http://www.lamarathon.com/home/?nomobile
by nredom
Fri Mar 09, 2012 5:09 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Looking for info on April 2010 ModCom mtg. in Claremont
Replies: 2
Views: 1417

I would love to see that list too! If you don't have a copy of "Cruising the Pomona Valley" by Charles Phoenix, you might want to get one... http://www.amazon.com/Cruising-Pomona-Valley-1930-thru/dp/0967292107/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1331341449&sr=1-1 Wow, look at the pr...
by nredom
Sat Feb 18, 2012 8:31 am
Forum: Modern Calendar of Events
Topic: LA: Ansel Adams, Los Angeles: Drkrm gallery, opens Feb 18
Replies: 0
Views: 498

LA: Ansel Adams, Los Angeles: Drkrm gallery, opens Feb 18

just saw this...

http://www.drkrm.com/

opening reception tonight, Sat., Feb. 18, 6-10 pm
by nredom
Sat Jan 28, 2012 8:47 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: 7 years old? Time to demo...
Replies: 0
Views: 602

7 years old? Time to demo...

This 2005 Bart Prince designed Malibu house doesn't fit the new owner's tastes...

http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me ... 8066.story
by nredom
Sun Jan 15, 2012 9:04 am
Forum: Modern Calendar of Events
Topic: L.A.: Ebell open house
Replies: 0
Views: 669

L.A.: Ebell open house

The article says Sunday, so I guess that means today, 1/15/12...!

http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me ... 8773.story
by nredom
Thu Nov 17, 2011 9:56 am
Forum: Modern Calendar of Events
Topic: LACMA, Living in a Modern Way, 2011.10.01 to 2012.03.25
Replies: 16
Views: 2533

Maybe the show has been extended--looks like it will run to June 3, 2012...

http://www.lacma.org/art/exhibition/californiadesign

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