Mary Pickford’s “Wilshire Links”

Los Angeles in 7 Days is a firsthand account of Los Angeles as it was in 1932. Long out of print, the book is an delightful resource in reconstructing the geography of Depression-era L.A.  Written by Lanier Bartlett and his wife Virginia Stivers Bartlett at the behest of a local publisher, the book details (what […]

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Mary Pickford’s "Wilshire Links"

Los Angeles in 7 Days is a firsthand account of Los Angeles as it was in 1932. Long out of print, the book is an delightful resource in reconstructing the geography of Depression-era L.A.  Written by Lanier Bartlett and his wife Virginia Stivers Bartlett at the behest of a local publisher, the book details (what […]

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The ’60s Turn 50 Photo Contest

The LA Conservancy is celebrating Los Angeles’ wealth of 1960s architecture with a fun photography contest.  Enter as a professional, amateur or student for a chance to win a free 1-year membership to the Conservancy. Details are on the Conservancy website: http://tinyurl.com/25es5l5

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The '60s Turn 50 Photo Contest

The LA Conservancy is celebrating Los Angeles’ wealth of 1960s architecture with a fun photography contest.  Enter as a professional, amateur or student for a chance to win a free 1-year membership to the Conservancy. Details are on the Conservancy website: http://tinyurl.com/25es5l5

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(500) Days of Summer Walking Tour

OK all you Los Angelinos, mark your calendars: this Sunday, August 30, the Los Angeles Conservancy is holding a (500) Days of Summer architectural tour. If you’ve had the chance to see this excellent indie rom-com, you’ll no doubt remember that the biggest scene-stealer in the film was the city of Angels herself. It is […]

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Pledge Your Support to Save the Century Plaza Hotel!

The infinitely noble Los Angeles Conservancy has just issued this important alert for all interested in preserving the architectural heritage of Los Angeles: THE CENTURY PLAZA HOTEL:
ONE OF AMERICA’S 11 MOST ENDANGERED HISTORIC PLACES The National Trust for Historic Preservation named the Century Plaza Hotel to its list of  America’s 11 Most Endangered Historic Places on Tuesday, April […]

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