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by nichols
Fri May 11, 2012 12:41 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Hotel Statler says goodbye Dec. 31
Replies: 4
Views: 919

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by nichols
Fri May 11, 2012 12:36 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Hotel Statler says goodbye Dec. 31
Replies: 4
Views: 919

LAMAG.COM

Contents Of Historic L.A. Hotel For Sale
Posted By: Chris Nichols cnichols@lamag.com http://lamag.com · 4/30/2012 1:34:00 PM

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by nichols
Tue May 08, 2012 3:52 pm
Forum: Modern Collectibles and Furniture
Topic: Collector and designer Michael Boyd in Los Angeles Times mag
Replies: 1
Views: 401

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Michael Boyd designs at Edward Cella gallery

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by nichols
Tue May 08, 2012 3:51 pm
Forum: Modern Collectibles and Furniture
Topic: Collector and designer Michael Boyd in Los Angeles Times mag
Replies: 1
Views: 401

Collector and designer Michael Boyd in Los Angeles Times mag

LOS ANGELES TIMES MAGAZINE MODERNIST MISSIONARY Chameleonic collector Michael Boyd turns to furniture design and plumbs the past to inform the present. By Greg Cerio ...In a metropolis filled with hyphenates—all those actor-screenwriter-director-producers—Boyd may be the über-hyphenate. Among aficio...
by nichols
Tue May 08, 2012 3:47 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Status of Knott's Berry Farm
Replies: 16
Views: 2369

LOS ANGELES TIMES Wendell 'Bud' Hurlbut dies at 92; designed, built attractions for Knott's Berry Farm Wendell 'Bud' Hurlbut is credited with helping to turn Knott's Berry Farm into a modern amusement park. He created several rides for the park, including two signature attractions: the Calico Mine R...
by nichols
Tue May 08, 2012 1:42 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Next ModCom meeting> May 21
Replies: 0
Views: 330

Next ModCom meeting> May 21

Los Angeles Conservancy Modern Committee General meeting Monday, May 21 6:30 p.m. meet and greet 7:00 p.m. Private tour of Breaking Ground:Chinese American Architects in Los Angeles (1945-1980) at the Chinese American Museum http://www.camla.org/images/Breaking%20Ground.jpg http://www.camla.org/exhi...
by nichols
Tue May 08, 2012 1:41 pm
Forum: Modern Calendar of Events
Topic: Next ModCom meeting > May 21
Replies: 0
Views: 172

Next ModCom meeting > May 21

Los Angeles Conservancy Modern Committee General meeting Monday, May 21 6:30 p.m. meet and greet 7:00 p.m. Private tour of Breaking Ground:Chinese American Architects in Los Angeles (1945-1980) at the Chinese American Museum http://www.camla.org/images/Breaking%20Ground.jpg http://www.camla.org/exhi...
by nichols
Wed Apr 18, 2012 4:40 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Tom Bergin's Tavern
Replies: 4
Views: 918

LOS ANGELES TIMES Tom Bergin's gets set for a new round of drinks, dining Mid-City Irish pub Tom Bergin's, set to reopen in late April, features a revamped back lounge and an updated menu. But its staple Irish Coffee remains the same. April 13, 2012|By August Brown http://articles.latimes.com/2012/a...
by nichols
Tue Apr 17, 2012 8:38 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Car dealerships
Replies: 53
Views: 3916

Soderstrom Ford (Now British European Auto) http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7235/7089446735_c15005ce01_c.jpg http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7110/7089446063_c88abd1563_c.jpg 1525 S. Pacific Avenue, San Pedro http://spbxb.files.wordpress.com/2010/02/soderstrom-ford1.jpg
by nichols
Thu Apr 12, 2012 10:33 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Route 66 landmark Pottery Ranch closes after 72 years
Replies: 1
Views: 546

Route 66 landmark Pottery Ranch closes after 72 years

Pottery Ranch on Route 66 in Monrovia has closed and is slated to be replaced by a Jack In The Box.

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Monrovia Patch
http://monrovia.patch.com/articles/good ... in-the-box
by nichols
Thu Apr 12, 2012 10:01 am
Forum: Modern Calendar of Events
Topic: L.A. Modcom Meeting locations
Replies: 107
Views: 18405

April 16, 2012
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Pacific Center
523 W. 6th Street, Los Angeles
by nichols
Tue Apr 10, 2012 10:35 am
Forum: Modern Calendar of Events
Topic: LA, Rise and Fall of Tiki Cuisine > Apr. 21
Replies: 0
Views: 222

LA, Rise and Fall of Tiki Cuisine > Apr. 21

Charles Perry on Tiki Cuisine The Rise and Fall of Tiki When: Saturday, April 21st, 2012 at 2:00 PM What: Free Lecture at Pacific Palisades Library Where: 861 Alma Real Drive, Pacific Palisades Who: The public is invited to this event. In the 1930s, two California restaurateurs created the Polynesia...
by nichols
Tue Apr 10, 2012 10:32 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Can anyone ID this Streamline Moderne apartment bdg?
Replies: 9
Views: 1025

Ha! Nope, it was actually a film location scout that helped on this one.
by nichols
Mon Apr 09, 2012 12:38 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Woodland Casual, Woodland Hills
Replies: 0
Views: 392

Woodland Casual, Woodland Hills

The former "Woodland Casual" store on Ventura Blvd. is empty and for lease. 19855 Ventura Blvd, Woodland Hills, CA 91364 http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7078/7061959265_645d501640_z.jpg http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5348/6915878066_13462b9dd3_z.jpg Website from 2001: http://web.archive.org/w...
by nichols
Mon Apr 09, 2012 12:19 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Car dealerships
Replies: 53
Views: 3916

Ray Vines Chrysler in Long Beach undergoing selective demolition of non-showroom portions of the lot last weekend.

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by nichols
Mon Apr 09, 2012 12:16 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Driftwood Dairy, El Monte, CA
Replies: 29
Views: 2423

Last Tuesday the Driftwood Dairy chopped off the top third of this sign. We're investigating.

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by nichols
Mon Apr 09, 2012 11:23 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Pasadena Ford...
Replies: 1
Views: 405

Via Pasadena Heritage: "(The owner) might be interested in developing something on the site to complement PCC, such as retail and/or hotel. I've told him the showroom has been identified in a City survey as eligible for listing in the National Register as an excellent example of the Internation...
by nichols
Mon Apr 09, 2012 11:21 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Can anyone ID this Streamline Moderne apartment bdg?
Replies: 9
Views: 1025

I took the phone a friend option... One of my secrets is just knowing which experts to ask. :-o
by nichols
Mon Apr 09, 2012 11:18 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Ye Coach and Horses reopens as new restaurant
Replies: 1
Views: 384

EATER Coach & Horses Reborn as The Pikey w/ Spotted Pig Chef Monday, April 9, 2012, by Kat Odell It has been almost two years since Eater announced the shutter of Ye Coach & Horses, Los Angeles' beloved 70+ year-old dive bar on Sunset Blvd forced to ends its run... http://la.eater.com/archiv...
by nichols
Mon Apr 09, 2012 11:13 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Ye Coach and Horses reopens as new restaurant
Replies: 1
Views: 384

Ye Coach and Horses reopens as new restaurant

2010 http://s3-media2.ak.yelpcdn.com/bphoto/bhfkMLcifZSyAcj7GDse6g/l.jpg http://www.yelp.com/biz/ye-coach-and-horses-los-angeles Ye Coach & Horses fans saddle up for rescue Longtime patrons of the classic dive bar, served with an eviction notice, are hoping to persuade landlord Samuel French boo...
by nichols
Fri Mar 23, 2012 10:27 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Henry's Tacos
Replies: 3
Views: 459

PATCH

Ask Paul...Where Do You Stand on Henry's Tacos?

Dear Councilman,

There is no substitute for the great Henry's! I hope it can be saved...


http://northhollywood.patch.com/article ... ry-s-tacos
by nichols
Fri Mar 23, 2012 10:26 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Henry's Tacos
Replies: 3
Views: 459

CURBED

Henry's Tacos Owner vs. Landlord in Landmarking Battle
Friday, December 16, 2011, by James Brasuell

http://la.curbed.com/archives/2011/12/h ... battle.php
by nichols
Fri Mar 23, 2012 10:25 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Henry's Tacos
Replies: 3
Views: 459

NOHO ARTS DISTRICT Tuesday, 13 December 2011 09:46 Henry's Tacos - 50 years in North Hollywood and Going Strong Written by Nancy Bianconi A North Hollywood family business that has lasted 50 years is no easy task. In 1961, Henry Comstock opened Henry's Tacos on the corner of Moorpark Street and Tuju...
by nichols
Fri Mar 23, 2012 10:25 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Henry's Tacos
Replies: 3
Views: 459

Henry's Tacos

Henry's Tacos
11401 Moorpark St
North Hollywood, CA 91602

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by nichols
Fri Mar 23, 2012 8:35 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Can anyone ID this Streamline Moderne apartment bdg?
Replies: 9
Views: 1025

844 S. Plymouth Blvd., Los Angeles
by nichols
Thu Mar 22, 2012 12:21 pm
Forum: Modern Calendar of Events
Topic: LA Conservancy ModCom tour of Millard Sheets > Mar. 18
Replies: 4
Views: 543

LAMAG.COM

Banking On The Fine Art Of Millard Sheets
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by nichols
Wed Mar 21, 2012 10:34 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Dutton's Brentwood/Barry Building
Replies: 25
Views: 3111

Via LAC http://www.laconservancy.org/images/Barry%20Building%20(Photo%20by%20Robert%20Cleveland)_web.jpg The International Style Barry Building (HCM #887) is a significant example of postwar modernism in Los Angeles. Photo by Robert C. Cleveland The final environmental impact report (EIR) for the G...
by nichols
Wed Mar 21, 2012 10:26 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Wilshire Boulevard subway extension takes out several bldgs
Replies: 1
Views: 380

Wilshire Boulevard subway extension takes out several bldgs

Johnie's stays, but look who goes here:

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Wilshire Boulevard Subway Circa 2020
3/20/2012 1:13:00 PM

http://www.lamag.com/askchrisblog/bloge ... D=10362097

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