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by nredom
Wed May 06, 2009 10:06 am
Forum: Modern Calendar of Events
Topic: May 9, National Train Day, L.A. (and others...)
Replies: 1
Views: 612

May 9, National Train Day, L.A. (and others...)

http://www.nationaltrainday.com/2009/

Click on Events, Los Angeles:

"Los Angeles:
Show your love for trains at Union Station, from 10am to 3pm, and check out all the cool things at Los Angeles’ celebration...."
by nredom
Sun Apr 26, 2009 7:57 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Fox Pomona theater
Replies: 9
Views: 1953

by nredom
Wed Apr 01, 2009 12:26 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: San Gabriel Valley >>> TOUR
Replies: 17
Views: 3448

YES, please. Sat or Sun, with some advance notice... Let's not forget the Donut Hole, La Puente; and any train-related structures that remain... I guess Pomona Valley would be whole other tour, eh...? http://www.amazon.com/Cruising-Pomona-Valley-1930-thru/dp/0967292107/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&s=books...
by nredom
Fri Mar 13, 2009 11:51 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: ModCom Tour: City of the Seekers> Mar. 14
Replies: 10
Views: 1636

On the L.A. Times Weekend Top 10 events...

http://www.latimes.com/theguide/events- ... ry?index=7
by nredom
Fri Feb 27, 2009 3:29 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Damage to Casa Escobar? (Wilshire Blvd. in Santa Monica)
Replies: 2
Views: 1915

Damage to Casa Escobar? (Wilshire Blvd. in Santa Monica)

Just drove by Casa Escobar, and the arch over the driveway on Wilshire is GONE. Looks like it was removed with a chainsaw. Can a Modocmmer in Santa Monica give us good news...? Like maybe it's being restored and will be replaced or something...? I believe this building was included on the L.A. Conse...
by nredom
Tue Feb 03, 2009 7:33 pm
Forum: Modern Calendar of Events
Topic: LA, Charles Phoenix tribute to Bob Baker & his marionett
Replies: 2
Views: 371

up....

cuz it's THIS weekend, Feb. 6 & 7...!
by nredom
Sat Jan 31, 2009 2:14 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Torrance, CA; "Daily Breeze" building up for sale
Replies: 9
Views: 2114

http://www.dailybreeze.com/ci_11596521

It says the new construction will incorporate the classic blue tile into the exterior or the interior of the new building.

Have we heard that one before...?
by nredom
Tue Jan 27, 2009 1:18 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Southwest Bowl is closed
Replies: 6
Views: 1405

http://g4tv.com/humanwreckingballs/index.aspx

click on "Episode Guide," it looks like it may be episode 9...?

was there any community protest against the demolition...?
by nredom
Sat Nov 15, 2008 4:14 pm
Forum: Modern Calendar of Events
Topic: LA, This was Pacific Electric Nov. 20
Replies: 2
Views: 445

by nredom
Mon Nov 10, 2008 3:29 pm
Forum: Modern Calendar of Events
Topic: LAC: L.A. NOIR-chitecture: A hard-boiled tour
Replies: 4
Views: 520

Cool tour...thanks to all the spunky volunteers who made it happen! :D
by nredom
Thu Aug 14, 2008 3:36 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Lou Ehlers Cadillac and Bob's Big Boy Wilshire threatened
Replies: 18
Views: 17095

Wow, that's a really deep blog...zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz

Are there a lot of Bob's(s) with that design still around? I think I recall there being one off the 101 in the Oxnard area...
by nredom
Sat Aug 02, 2008 1:19 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: NuWilshire To Close Nov 4
Replies: 11
Views: 1860

by nredom
Fri Jun 27, 2008 3:21 pm
Forum: Modern Calendar of Events
Topic: L.A.'s New Chinatown 70th Anniversary Celebration, 6/28
Replies: 3
Views: 444

Rooftop Neon lighting ceremony at 8:30, too...
by nredom
Fri May 30, 2008 7:35 am
Forum: Modern Calendar of Events
Topic: This weekend in LA (May 30-June 1)
Replies: 4
Views: 445

what about Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday...?
by nredom
Sun Apr 13, 2008 7:47 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: La Cienega Lanes
Replies: 13
Views: 6222

Wow, that bowling pin-man on the sign looks a friendly fellow! Did he have a name? Any relation to the Michelin man, I wonder...? Where have all these joyful gents gone...?
by nredom
Fri Apr 04, 2008 8:02 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: "surplus" LA fire stations and animal shelters
Replies: 6
Views: 620

"...The mayor has called for the sale of four mothballed fire stations across the city, including No. 62 in Mar Vista and No. 5 in Westchester."

do you have addresses or pix on those...?
by nredom
Sat Jan 26, 2008 12:48 pm
Forum: Modern Calendar of Events
Topic: LA: Sun, 1/27, "Sawtelle: West LA's Japantown"
Replies: 0
Views: 231

LA: Sun, 1/27, "Sawtelle: West LA's Japantown"

New book in the "Images of America" series presented and signed by the author... Event Name: Sawtelle Celebration Category: Adult Programs Type: Author Program Date: 01/27/08 Time: 02:00 PM - 03:30 PM Day: Sunday Branch: West Los Angeles Regional Library (Los Angeles Public Library) 11360 ...
by nredom
Fri Nov 23, 2007 6:28 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: Mod (and budget-oriented) Firepits
Replies: 36
Views: 6048

by nredom
Fri Nov 23, 2007 1:40 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: Source for Modern pottery for plants in L.A. area?
Replies: 7
Views: 1789

Source for Modern pottery for plants in L.A. area?

Looking for cheap alternatives to the mouth-watering stuff in magazines...
by nredom
Sat Jun 23, 2007 1:29 pm
Forum: Modern Calendar of Events
Topic: Venice, Venicefest + New sign Jun 24
Replies: 1
Views: 384

Any idea what TV stations might be covering this? Is Huell Howser going to do a show on it?
by nredom
Sun May 13, 2007 4:40 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Allied Model Trains (mini Union Station building) moving
Replies: 3
Views: 269

Allied Model Trains (mini Union Station building) moving

Allied Model Trains in Culver City is moving, and leaving the building they've been in for years, a miniature version of L.A. Union Station (the "last great train station built in America"). I think there was a piece in the L.A. Times a few days ago. I don't know if there's any interest in...
by nredom
Tue Mar 27, 2007 11:53 am
Forum: Modern Calendar of Events
Topic: Los Angeles, LA Conservancy/Getty MOSAIC programs
Replies: 4
Views: 2032

This tour was GREAT. Thanks to all the wonderful docents and volunteers. I made it to all the stops; it would have been OK with me if the tour featured a few more! Did they say at the WAMU mural on Sunset and Vine that Millard Sheets did FORTY banks around L.A.? How about a list...? Are these his as...
by nredom
Fri Jan 05, 2007 9:09 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Triforium
Replies: 25
Views: 6929

From Citizen L.A. January, 2007 http://www.citizenla.com/ "...Just recently, at the "SIQUEIROS: The Art of Censorship" forum held at the Los Angeles Times last November 9, moderator and commentator Patt Morrison cites the Triforium as an example of public art failure..." Did she...
by nredom
Fri Jan 05, 2007 8:57 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: End of Fatburger?
Replies: 12
Views: 4688

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