Southern California’s Roadside Architecture in All Its Glowing, Midcentury Glory

In the new book 'Gas and Glamour,' photographer Ashok Sinha celebrates the region's most wonderful—and functional—architectural oddities
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Fire at a Historically Black Church in Venice Renews Community Cries for Preservation

Activists describe "suspicious circumstances" around the fire, sparked just days after national media attention on the church's historic significance
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We Asked Top Architects for Bold Solutions to L.A.’s Homeless Crisis. Here’s What They Came Up With

Can smart architects short-circuit opposition to affordable housing? These 13 designs may do the trick
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Taking a Closer Look at the Lasting Genius of L.A. Architect Paul R. Williams

In a new book, photographer Janna Ireland focuses on the details that made a legend of the first licensed Black architect west of the Mississippi

Will the Pandemic Change the Face of Los Angeles Architecture Forever?

A downtown architecture firm is shaping a vision for a more equitable post-pandemic Los Angeles that goes beyond social distancing
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This Man Has Spent Quarantine Making Ridiculously Meticulous Miniatures of L.A. Landmarks

Tiki Ti, the New Beverly, and Rae’s Restaurant have already been shrunken down by Kieran Wright
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L.A.’s Shuttered Movie Theaters and Venues Are Using Their Marquees to Speak to the City

From the New Beverly to the Nuart, a visual tour of theater marquees in the era of COVID-19
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10 L.A. Landmarks We Lost During the 2010s

Let’s take a moment to say goodbye to some historic places that we lost in the last decade
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An Iconic Sherman Oaks Coffee Shop Is Closing Its Doors

Corky's is powering down the grill, but preservationists hope to save the Googie building it called home
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After 70 Years, the Norms Chain of Iconic Googie Diners Looks to the Future

The throwback chain is celebrating seven decades with new stores, new merch, and really cheap breakfast