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by Marcala
Sat Jul 02, 2011 1:04 am
Forum: Modern Calendar of Events
Topic: Free Tour Fox Village, Bruin, Crest -- April 17
Replies: 3
Views: 371

I believe their home page is

http://lahtf.org/index.html
by Marcala
Wed Oct 07, 2009 9:20 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: LA Conservancy "Sixties turn 50"
Replies: 12
Views: 710

LAX Theme restaurant

Has the scaffolding come down yet? If not does anybody know when it will be finished.
by Marcala
Wed Jul 15, 2009 9:26 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Wilshire and La Brea - Columbia Savings
Replies: 62
Views: 13496

Save It!

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by Marcala
Mon Jun 08, 2009 6:50 pm
Forum: Modern Calendar of Events
Topic: LA, Julius Shulman film at LACMA + signing June 7
Replies: 5
Views: 339

"Was there any update on Julius' health?"

Juergen Nogai and one of the producers (sorry I forgot her name) did a 20 minute q&a afterward and said Julius wanted to be there but at 98 years old you just don't feel like doing too much some days. Hopefully he'll be back in action soon!
by Marcala
Sun Jun 07, 2009 9:36 pm
Forum: Modern Calendar of Events
Topic: LA, Julius Shulman film at LACMA + signing June 7
Replies: 5
Views: 339

Great documentary! Must see for anyone interested in modern architecture.
by Marcala
Mon May 26, 2008 1:08 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: New York City Preservation discussion
Replies: 3
Views: 302

Ooops...... Above picture The O'Toole building at 36 Seventh Avenue (designed by architect Albert Ledner).
by Marcala
Mon May 26, 2008 1:05 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: Johnsons Glass House
Replies: 26
Views: 2233

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Taken on May 6. Lucky to get a couple of tix for this sold out tour. Great estate. I removed the "pool" from the foreground for this picture.
by Marcala
Mon May 26, 2008 12:57 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: New York City Preservation discussion
Replies: 3
Views: 302

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Taken on May 8. Detail of corner.
by Marcala
Mon May 26, 2008 12:53 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: 2 Columbus Circle NYC
Replies: 50
Views: 5983

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Picture from May 9th. They have a visitor's center across from MOMA.
by Marcala
Tue Nov 13, 2007 10:46 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: More Bad News from Las Vegas - The Frontier
Replies: 50
Views: 6246

Are there any other big demolitions coming up? How do you find out about future demos?
by Marcala
Fri Sep 14, 2007 3:01 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: URGENT!!! Valley Music Center Facing the Wrecking Ball
Replies: 14
Views: 3385

DEMOLISHED - Valley Music Center - Woodland Hills

Drove by this afternoon. Could just see some rubble and the landscaping had all been cleared.
by Marcala
Mon Jun 11, 2007 1:25 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Hollywood Palladium
Replies: 49
Views: 7205

Palladium Plans Announced Hollywood's Honorary Mayor Johnny Grant was on hand this Wednesday at a press conference to announce the restoration of the 66-year old Hollywood Palladium by Live Nation, the world’s largest live music company. Live Nation plans to completely renovate the 4,000 capacity ...
by Marcala
Mon Apr 30, 2007 10:21 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Trader Vic's Closed?
Replies: 10
Views: 806

Trader Vic's Closed?

KNBC reporting doors closed today.
by Marcala
Sun Apr 08, 2007 10:56 pm
Forum: Modern Calendar of Events
Topic: Hollywood Heritage Walking Tours?
Replies: 3
Views: 211

I took this tour about 5 months ago. I do remember I didn't get a confirmation until the evening before the tour. I think it is guided by a volunteer so there is no office to contact. It was worthwhile. Lasted THREE hours but very informative. We went from Hollywood & Selma all the way to the Ro...
by Marcala
Sun Jan 28, 2007 10:42 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Red Alert last chance to experience Genio's in Burbank
Replies: 5
Views: 1074

Drove by today. Building demolished.
by Marcala
Thu Jan 18, 2007 1:49 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Johnie's Broiler/Harvey's Broiler/Bob's Big Boy Broiler
Replies: 241
Views: 33413

More publicity from Hemmings Motor News........ STREET RODS AND HOT RODS Legendary hot rodding hangout bulldozed A popular 1950s roadside stand and cruise spot for many Southern California hot rodding legends now sits half-demolished and at the center of a debate over the preservation of Americana. ...
by Marcala
Sun Jan 07, 2007 1:59 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Hollywood Palladium
Replies: 49
Views: 7205

"Mixed use projects with condos, apartments, affordable housing, retail, restaurants and entertainment venues will line Sunset at places that currently house the Palladium, Columbia Square and the Spaghetti Factory. We will have helped preserve and celebrate the area’s historical significance...
by Marcala
Thu Nov 16, 2006 12:39 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Capitol Records landmark nomination
Replies: 16
Views: 1698

Capitol Records...HISTORIC MONUMENT

The city council gave it historic monument status. "Although the landmark building could be used for purposes other than studios and music label offices in the future, the council action helps preserve the Capitol Records sign on the roof, the awnings surrounding each floor and the spike on top...
by Marcala
Fri Oct 20, 2006 5:59 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Aku Aku Motor Inn to Change from Tiki to Mediterranean
Replies: 30
Views: 6360

Aku Aku Motor Inn

I work not far from there. Drove by this evening and the "remodel" has begun.
by Marcala
Sun Apr 09, 2006 9:02 pm
Forum: Roadside Rambling
Topic: Don the Beachcomber
Replies: 1
Views: 793

Don the Beachcomber

Anybody know what happened to the Don the Beachcomber parking lot sign that up until recently was standing on Highland above Hollywood Blvd.?
by Marcala
Wed Mar 22, 2006 12:59 am
Forum: Roadside Rambling
Topic: New York Architecture Tours?
Replies: 7
Views: 1474

New York Architecture Tours?

Thanx for all the leads. I wish I could go on all of these tours!
by Marcala
Mon Mar 20, 2006 12:17 am
Forum: Roadside Rambling
Topic: New York Architecture Tours?
Replies: 7
Views: 1474

New York Architecture Tours?

Anybody know of any cool architectural tours in Manhattan? Something similar to the LA Conservancy walking tours. Modern or Art Deco. Is there a New York version of Modcom? Thanx!
by Marcala
Wed Jan 18, 2006 12:24 am
Forum: Modern Calendar of Events
Topic: Los Angeles Auto Show
Replies: 6
Views: 950

LA Auto Show

Anybody happen to have an extra program from the auto show they want to sell?
by Marcala
Tue Oct 25, 2005 10:14 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Movieland Wax Museum (1962-2005)
Replies: 19
Views: 4183

Movieland Wax Museum

I went there this afternoon for the first time in about 14 years (and went about 3 or 4 times back in the 80's when I was a kid) and was glad to get one last look. You can see that the older original figures are aging and have some discolorations, cracks, etc. but their quality compared to the ones ...
by Marcala
Tue Oct 25, 2005 10:11 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Movieland Wax Museum (1962-2005)
Replies: 19
Views: 4183

Movieland Wax Museum

I went there this afternoon for the first time in about 14 years (and went about 3 or 4 times back in the 80's when I was a kid) and was glad to get one last look. You can see that the older original figures are aging and have some discolorations, cracks, etc. but their quality compared to the ones ...

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