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Author Chris Nichols

  • Chris Nichols

    Associate Editor

    Nichols joined Los Angeles magazine in 2000 and brings a historical perspective to the magazine with pieces on lost neon, vintage road trips, and the last elevator operator in L.A. Nichols writes the Ask Chris column and recently wrote a book about Los Angeles architect Wayne McAllister.


My Favorite Decade: 7 Angelenos Who Live Forever in the Past

This stylish group uses fashion as a way to relive history Read more...

The Birth of a City

L.A. turns 232 in September, but our origin story spans thousands of years. The Natural History Museum has spent a century collecting 35 million objects and specimens that chronicle our native lore, some of which are featured in a new exhibition, Becoming Los Angeles. Read more...

The Insider’s Guide to The Rose Parade

Make some room, Eubanks. Our resident L.A. expert Chris Nichols gives his offbeat play-by-play of the 124th Tournament of Roses. Read more...