Hardwood floors and a tile fireplace This classic Spanish-style home in Glendale was built in 1936 and plenty of original details appear to be intact, including hardwood floors, cabinetry, and a handsome tile fireplace in the living room.
These structures may not be around much longer Once known as a place where developers and city officials zealously tore down and replaced historic buildings and structures that had gone even momentarily out of style, Los Angeles has evolved into a city where eclectic building types and the architecture of multiple eras blends together. Led by groups like the Los Angeles Conservancy, the Art Deco Society of Los Angeles, and Esotouric, LA has a strong community dedicated to historic preservation
The short history of the newspaper—and its opportunistic publishers The corner of First and Spring streets in Downtown Los Angeles was a scene of celebration on July 1, 1935. The new headquarters for the Los Angeles Times had opened amid the Great Depression, and news of the grand opening was broadcast across the country. Curious Angelenos streamed through the main entrance, past the giant revolving globe that dominated the formal lobby.
Three bedrooms and lots of light This Eagle Rock home was built in 1924, but it might appeal to a midcentury modern enthusiast.
Located in a classic 1920s complex This airy two-bedroom condo is situated in Koreatown’s elegant Miramonte Terrace.
It’s a huge party, and everyone is invited Save the date: The Los Angeles Philharmonic is throwing a huge open-streets festival on September 30—and the entire city is invited. The supersized block party will feature concerts, art installations, and food trucks at six “hubs” along an 8-mile route that will stretch from the Walt Disney Concert Hall to the Hollywood Bowl.
The star’s home in the 1950s, it looks down over Beverly Hills Screen icon Elizabeth Taylor and then-husband Michael Wilding moved into this Beverly Crest home shortly after its construction in the early 1950s, when Taylor was at the height of her stardom. According to lore, Wilding and Taylor spotted a for-sale sign outside the house and decided to hop the fence for a look around. Later, it turned out that Westlake Village architect George MacLean had Taylor in mind when designing the lavishly appointed estate.
“Whenever you have these big sporting events, there’s an attempt to make folks disappear” Church bells rang out across Los Angeles, John Williams’s now-familiar Olympic theme blared triumphantly from 150 trumpets, and a man with an actual jetpack propelled across the Memorial Coliseum on July 28, 1984. It was 86 degrees and sunny. Nearly 6 million spectators would watch the Summer Olympics in LA over the course of two weeks, with 20 million more households tuning in to the opening ceremony alone
The city plans to begin demolishing the building later this year With demolition of Downtown Los Angeles’s storied Parker Center building expected to begin later this year, activists are racing to preserve the structure, which the city plans to replace with an office tower.
The land once held a storied Old Hollywood mansion Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen is selling one of the nation’s most valuable parcels of land in mansion-filled Beverly Crest . The 120-acre property sits on top of a ridge in the 90210 zip code and is being advertised with a $150 million price tag