Search found 9306 matches

by nichols
Mon Sep 26, 2011 4:42 pm
Forum: Modern Calendar of Events
Topic: LACMA, Living in a Modern Way, 2011.10.01 to 2012.03.25
Replies: 16
Views: 1400

LOS ANGELES TIMES Charles and Ray Eames' living room makes an interim home at LACMA The midcentury legends' untouched living room is relocated and reassembled, piece by piece, at LACMA for the exhibition 'California Design, 1930-1965: Living In a Modern Way.' http://www.latimes.com/features/home/la-...
by nichols
Mon Sep 26, 2011 4:42 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Eames house restoration
Replies: 2
Views: 263

LOS ANGELES TIMES Charles and Ray Eames' living room makes an interim home at LACMA The midcentury legends' untouched living room is relocated and reassembled, piece by piece, at LACMA for the exhibition 'California Design, 1930-1965: Living In a Modern Way.' http://www.latimes.com/features/home/la-...
by nichols
Mon Sep 26, 2011 4:41 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Eames house restoration
Replies: 2
Views: 263

LOS ANGELES TIMES Landmark Houses: The Eames House By David A. Keeps, Los Angeles Times September 24, 2011 Hear the name "Eames," and you probably picture bent plywood "potato chip" chairs, or midcentury tables resting on "paper clip" legs — iconic furnishings that shap...
by nichols
Mon Sep 26, 2011 4:40 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Eames house restoration
Replies: 2
Views: 263

Eames house restoration

LOS ANGELES TIMES By David Hay, Special to the Los Angeles Times September 24, 2011 Conserving the Charles and Ray Eames House A campaign is underway to restore the landmark 1949 Eames House in Pacific Palisades — for the long term... http://www.latimes.com/features/home/la-hm-eames-house-restoratio...
by nichols
Fri Sep 23, 2011 11:12 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Richard Neutra - 1955 Kronish house - Beverly Hills
Replies: 23
Views: 2241

Please vote for the Kronish House in this Wall Street Journal poll:

http://online.wsj.com/public/resources/ ... _WEEK.html

Thanks!
by nichols
Tue Sep 20, 2011 11:03 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Glendale Superior Courthouse
Replies: 9
Views: 1143

http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6194/6080624004_fd802e2f27_z.jpg http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6208/6080625480_a21156b7a7_z.jpg http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6071/6080089727_f0c813eeb1_z.jpg http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6066/6080627902_c80bcbbcf3_z.jpg http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6064/6080628...
by nichols
Tue Sep 20, 2011 10:26 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Glendale Superior Courthouse
Replies: 9
Views: 1143

Glendale News Press Design firm is chosen Architects with L.A. office bests five other prospects to design city's next courthouse. July 12, 2010|By Veronica Rocha GLENDALE — State justice administrators have selected an award-winning architecture firm to design the new Glendale courthouse, but offic...
by nichols
Tue Sep 20, 2011 10:24 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Glendale Superior Courthouse
Replies: 9
Views: 1143

In the current plan, only the Broadway facade would remain. Look for the wavy line at the top of this illustration.

Image
by nichols
Tue Sep 20, 2011 10:16 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Glendale Superior Courthouse
Replies: 9
Views: 1143

The Draft Environmental Impact Report is out. Please take a moment to write a letter encouraging the state to preserve as much of the historic courthouse as possible in their new project. You have until October 6th. The public review and comment period is 45 days from August 23, 2011 through October...
by nichols
Wed Sep 14, 2011 11:06 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: ModCom meeting > September 19
Replies: 1
Views: 181

Image
September 22, 1964 photo from Herald Examiner Collection/Los Angeles Public Library
by nichols
Wed Sep 14, 2011 10:51 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Richard Neutra - 1955 Kronish house - Beverly Hills
Replies: 23
Views: 2241

KPCC

AirTalk for August 9, 2011

Reprieve for historic Beverly Hills home, but what’s next in the debate over property rights vs. preservation?

http://www.scpr.org/programs/airtalk/20 ... mment-list
by nichols
Tue Sep 13, 2011 6:03 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: "Jesus Saves" neon sign removed
Replies: 3
Views: 410

"Jesus Saves" neon sign removed

BLOG DOWNTOWN "Jesus Saves" Neon No More at United Artists? By ERIC RICHARDSON Published: Saturday, September 10, 2011 The twin pair of neon "Jesus Saves" that have been a familiar part of the skyline since 1935 may have shed their last light over Downtown. As of 9:30pm on Saturd...
by nichols
Tue Sep 13, 2011 5:39 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: ModCom meeting > September 19
Replies: 1
Views: 181

ModCom meeting > September 19

Los Angeles Conservancy Modern Committee General meeting September 19, 2011 http://modcom.org/images/Modcom%20image%20Sept%20mtg.jpg Lafayette Park Community Center (1963, Graham Latta, 2011, Kanner Architects) 625 S Lafayette Park Pl Los Angeles, CA 90057 http://modcom.org/
by nichols
Tue Sep 13, 2011 5:38 pm
Forum: Modern Calendar of Events
Topic: L.A. Modcom Meeting locations
Replies: 107
Views: 18392

September, 2011
Image
Lafayette Park Community Center
(1963, Graham Latta, 2011, Kanner Architects)
625 S Lafayette Park Pl
Los Angeles, CA 90057
by nichols
Tue Sep 13, 2011 5:37 pm
Forum: Modern Calendar of Events
Topic: L.A. Modcom Meeting locations
Replies: 107
Views: 18392

August 2011
West Hollywood City Council + Gateway Center
by nichols
Thu Aug 11, 2011 12:38 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Lukens House by Raphael Soriano
Replies: 0
Views: 214

Lukens House by Raphael Soriano

I searched and couldn't find a post about the Glen Lukens house by Raphael Soriano. We discussed this quite a bit in ModCom last year and it looks like it has a happy ending! Here's the original listing: http://www.redfin.com/CA/Los-Angeles/3425-W-27th-St-90018/home/6893854 Curbed has the story (and...
by nichols
Wed Jul 27, 2011 3:41 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Day-Ray Sign in South Pasadena
Replies: 5
Views: 671

Success!! Thanks to David from Sidecar and Glen Duncan and all the folks that pushed so hard to keep this little gem from disappearing.
by nichols
Sun Jul 17, 2011 12:42 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Richard Neutra - 1955 Kronish house - Beverly Hills
Replies: 23
Views: 2241

Barbara Lamprecht http://www.taschen.com/media/images/120/cover_fp_25_neutra_1103231512_id_332354.jpg reports that a demolition permit has just been granted for this property. http://media.cdn-redfin.com/photo/40/bigphoto/565/11-520565_6.jpg http://www.redfin.com/CA/Beverly-Hills/9439-Sunset-Blvd-90...
by nichols
Sat Jul 16, 2011 9:42 am
Forum: Roadside Rambling
Topic: Giant objects
Replies: 77
Views: 20863

According to Gebhard and Winter, this is a giant teapot. 607 W. Manchester Blvd., Los Angeles It was built in 1929. http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6002/5943187999_8446cfec4e_z.jpg http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6139/5943189571_3cf99085b6_z.jpg http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6025/5943744092_309076855...
by nichols
Sat Jul 16, 2011 9:11 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: 1965 outdoor sculpture by Jacques Overhoff needs new home
Replies: 0
Views: 237

1965 outdoor sculpture by Jacques Overhoff needs new home

LAMAG.COM Wilshire Overhoff Sculpture Needs A New Home http://www.lamag.com/Pics/Blogs/1002997/statuefirst-001.jpg In 1965 Dutch sculptor Jacques Overhoff was commissioned to create a large concrete sculpture for a medical office on Wilshire Boulevard just west of Bixel Street. Soon after, the award...
by nichols
Wed Jul 13, 2011 11:53 am
Forum: Modern Calendar of Events
Topic: L.A. Modcom Meeting locations
Replies: 107
Views: 18392

July, 2011 New Puppy Gallery 2808 Elm Street, Unit 1 Los Angeles, CA 90065 Current exhibit: The Mid-Century Prints & Studio Glass of Robert Brown http://www.newpuppyla.com/gallery2/v/robertbrown/brown18.jpg.html http://www.newpuppyla.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/12/Norment_inside_snap.jpg
by nichols
Wed Jul 13, 2011 11:52 am
Forum: Modern Calendar of Events
Topic: L.A. Modcom Meeting locations
Replies: 107
Views: 18392

June, 2011

Blu Dot Furniture
8000 Melrose Ave, Los Angeles 90046
Image
by nichols
Mon Jun 27, 2011 11:51 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Tom Bergin's Tavern
Replies: 4
Views: 909

The new owners are behind some very attractive restaurants including 101 Coffee Shop and Domnick's, so I'm not too scared, but always vigilant.
by nichols
Mon Jun 27, 2011 11:50 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Tom Bergin's Tavern
Replies: 4
Views: 909

Tom Bergin's Tavern

EATER LOS ANGELES New Owners of Tom Bergin's Tavern Plan July Remodel Monday, June 27, 2011, by Kat Odell Off The Facebook comes news that Tom Bergin's Tavern, Los Angeles' oldest surviving Irish venue which dates back to 1936 (!), will shutter for a remodel... http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4064/46...
by nichols
Sun Jun 12, 2011 8:51 pm
Forum: Roadside Rambling
Topic: Sir George's Smorgasbord in Arcadia, CA
Replies: 2
Views: 769

This one closed a few months ago and is for lease. Maybe we can find a new tenant to re-open and Sir George's will finally get a chance for a do-over!
by nichols
Sun Jun 12, 2011 8:44 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Fifth Church of Christ, Scientist, Hollywood (1960)
Replies: 5
Views: 517

I think the plan is to watch and wait. If they propose any development here we can jump into action.
by nichols
Wed Jun 01, 2011 11:33 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Santa Monica Civic Auditorium - Your help is needed today!
Replies: 4
Views: 776

Thanks, Gnomus SANTA MONICA DAILY PRESS Civic Auditorium to get $47M makeover By ASHLEY ARCHIBALD May 28, 2011 CITY HALL — After several hours of public comment, discussion and debate, the City Council voted in a four to three decision Thursday to fund the renovation of the Santa Monica Civic Audito...
by nichols
Wed Jun 01, 2011 11:32 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Burbank simplified preservation process
Replies: 0
Views: 143

Burbank simplified preservation process

BURBANK LEADER Council gives city's heritage a boost Change will make it easier for a property to be designated as historic. By Gretchen Meier, gretchen.meier@latimes.com May 31, 2011 | 5:54 p.m. The City Council voted unanimously to make it easier for residents to protect Burbank’s architectural he...
by nichols
Fri May 27, 2011 11:23 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Five Points Car Wash in Whittier
Replies: 2
Views: 362

Retail Property For Sale - In Contract 5 Points Car Wash 12604 Whittier Blvd., Whittier, CA 90602 http://www.loopnet.com/xNet/MainSite/Listing/Profile/Profile.aspx?LID=17069388 Price:$3,000,000 Building Size:29,984 SF Price/SF:$100.05 Property Type:Retail Property Sub-type:Service/Gas Station Proper...
by nichols
Fri May 27, 2011 7:20 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Hotel Statler says goodbye Dec. 31
Replies: 4
Views: 909

Hotel Statler 1952-2011 http://jpg3.lapl.org/pics45/00072016.jpg http://jpg3.lapl.org/pics44/00071861.jpg http://jpg3.lapl.org/pics44/00071905.jpg http://jpg3.lapl.org/pics44/00071859.jpg http://jpg2.lapl.org/pics42/00055804.jpg (lapl)

Go to advanced search