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Let’s take a moment to say goodbye to some historic places that we lost in the last decade
A new Magic Castle, restored art, cool theater, and more on the horizon
The Parker Center has long been an L.A. landmark, but we might lose it to new development
Experts weigh in on how historic places in Los Angeles will look in 2020 and beyond
From 1955 until 2009, when most staff moved to a new administrative building a block away, the Los Angeles Police Department’s Parker Center was as a proud symbol of police modernization and a focal point for controversy. Last week Chief Charlie Beck padlocked its front doors, and the aging building now stands vacant.
He’s hot-tempered and can be as blunt as a Billy club. But Chief Bratton gets the job done