Familiar to anyone who drives the 110 near Exposition Park, the recently altered Felix the Cat neon sign at Felix Chevrolet has become the focus of preservationist ire after owners replaced its neon lights with LEDs. Says a letter from Los Angeles historian and preservationist Kim Cooper, who is c ... More >>
Stanley Stalford wants to take the Dodgers publicStanley Stalford has always dreamed of being president of the Dodgers. He's a lifelong Angeleno and a real estate developer. But he's also a mere millionaire -- not a billionaire -- so he couldn't afford the team even if it were on the market.But m ... More >>
A developer's plan to raze the Century Plaza Hotel in Century City was shelved in favor of preserving the 1966 modernist structure designed by World Trade Center architect Minoru Yamasaki, the National Trust For Historic Preservation announced Thursday. Only six months after purchasing the p ... More >>
Does his tortured public behavior mean treachery or support for saving it from hotels and chain stores?
Griffith J. Griffith's great-grandson: "Its not a theme park. Its not a movie studio. People dont want to see it turned into Disneyland ..."
In a tear-down city, bulldozers and redesigners reigned
Recommends Landmark Status for DeLongpre House
Charles Bukowski’s bungalow is safe – at least for now. On Thursday morning the Los Angeles Cultural Heritage Commission voted three-to-one in favor of making the writer’s former home on De Longpre Avenue a cultural landmark. Recent allegations by the bungalow’s owner, Victoria Gureyeva, ... More >>
Claim that the author was a Nazi sympathizer delays effort to save his bungalow