Why spend $30,000 for a professional opinion on how to safely move these fragile sculptures, then throw 'em into the back of a truck?
or a funny thing happened to H.R. 1496 on the way to the President's desk. How did this soulful bill that was making West Adams proud get sucked into…
Today we're asking the County Supervisors to save one of the oldest trees in Los Angeles, and launching a campaign to buy Monastery of the Angels... so how's your Friday going?One of Los Angeles County's oldest trees was just struck by lightning and its leaves turned brown. But a tree pathologist's report says it isn't dead…
If a 1950s air raid siren falls in South Los Angeles, will anybody come and get it?Watch now (14 min) | Obsolete infrastructure can be beautiful in its decay, but not when it fails, spilling potentially deadly hunks of steel onto…
Gentle reader, Since February, we have been advocating for Old Trapper’s Lodge, a California State Landmark folk art environment that since 1988 has…
Gentle reader, Partial demolition for the landmark Morrison Hotel (Morgan, Walls and Morgan, 1914)? That’s the plan of Relevant Group, the developer…
East LA's Unique Theatre - 4/19/2022: Landmarked at noon and on fire at midnightWatch now (2 min) | Gentle reader, As if this week hadn’t been enough of a preservation roller coaster—and as more comes out, the Hotel Cecil…
The Cranky Preservationist in Hotel Cecil Whitewash BluesWatch now (13 min) | Architectural historian Nathan Marsak loves Los Angeles, and hates to see important buildings neglected and abused, whether by…
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