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There’s a very special part of the world. Beverly Boulevard. You go ahead and cross town on (shudder) the freeways; or traverse the city on, Santa Monica (bless your heart); I go in for cruising Bever
Up in the Valley there’s an indication as to how we used to live.Low slung structures, lots of open space. Cool shade from the towering trees.This is of course a rare, precious, disappearing commodity
So you may remember my “Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Taix* (*But Were Afraid to Ask)” post from September. Of course, since you read this blog, you’ve probably already seen the recently-
That’s right, it came from somewhere else. Figueroa south of downtown used to be full of grand homes, once upon a time (like, say, this one). And Martin Bekins’s house at 1341 South Figueroa St, built
Episode 23 finds Nathan on the 700 block of South Normandie, where his wee L.A. Preservation Imp has lured him to see the greatest interbellum street in all of Los Angeles.Unfortunately, this gorgeous
two-story six-unit apartment building was designed by engineer J. Doherty in the spring of 1962, and will be gone soon, which is a shame, as there aren’t a whole lot left in area that reek so of 1962.
The social engineers insist it’s green because, despite the fact that with this density comes, say, overburdened resources, emissions from outflow stacks, the Urban Heat Island, car sitting in traffic