Architecture & Interior Design | Threatened History & Preservation

LA’s Historic Firestone Tire Building Is Reborn

After four long years, the fully restored Mid-Wilshire streamline moderne building reopens today with craft beer and tacos

Miscellaneous | Mid Century

A designer saves this 1963 glass box home from demolition, giving it mid mod edge

Glass box homes are a signature style of Mid Century Modern architecture, and this lake house is stunning enough to match the gorgeous views over the water.

Miscellaneous | Interesting Stuff

Disappearing New York, Captured in Vintage Photos - The New York Times

Thursday: A look at how our city has changed since the early 1900s.

Travel | Travel

Route 66 – the US road trip favourite – is under threat

There are few journeys as quintessentially American as a road trip along Route 66, but the “main street of America” may be under threat.

Science & Technology | The Ocean & The Environment

Why It’s Time for the Next Wave of Ocean Exploration and Protection | WIRED

Opinion: Reigniting exploration of the world's oceans is essential to protecting our natural resources and promoting scientific advancement.

Architecture & Interior Design | Threatened History & Preservation

The Academy Museum Is Restoring This 1939 Mid-Wilshire Landmark - Los Angeles Magazine

Here's what's happening at Wilshire and Fairfax

Architecture & Interior Design | Threatened History & Preservation

Court OKs demolition of Hollywood building for Frank Gehry project, dealing a blow to preservationists

In a defeat for preservationists, a three-judge appellate court panel cleared the way for the demolition of a 1960 bank building in Hollywood. At the same time, the court sent the redevelopment project back to the city for more work.

Architecture & Interior Design | Threatened History & Preservation

UPDATE: Iconic Irish Pub Tom Bergin’s Reduces Hours, Future Uncertain - Los Angeles Magazine

After slashing staff, hours, and its food menu, it appears one of L.A.’s oldest bars is in jeopardy

Architecture & Interior Design | Threatened History & Preservation

Preservation Roundup: 13 Historic Places We Are Thankful For - Los Angeles Magazine

From Frank Lloyd Wright to Clifton's Cafeteria, this was a great year for old buildings in Los Angeles

Architecture & Interior Design | Architecture and Design

Eclectic Revisited: Preserving Venice's Architectural Context | Los Angeles | Artbound | KCET

The Los Angeles Conservancy leads tours of Venice's more eclectic buildings to advocate for the preservation of historic L.A. structures.

Miscellaneous | Local Flavor

Highland Park Preservation | 6 Rise of the Inner City | Departures | KCET

The transformation of Highland Park's landscape from single family homes to high density apartments spurred some local residents and preservationists to act to protect the heritage of this historical Arroyo Seco community.

History | Downtown

The Quest to Save LA's Century-Old Batchelder Tile Masterpiece

On the ground floor of a run-down, four-story building at 217 West Sixth Street in downtown Los Angeles, on the block between South Broadway and South Spring, is one...

Miscellaneous | Mid Century

Q&A: Midcentury preservation stands out in year's architectural trends - St. Louis Business Journal

In Friday’s edition of the Business Journal, we asked Michelle Swatek, the executive director of the St. Louis chapter of the American Institute of Architects, to tell us what’s going on in the St. Louis market. She cited preservation of Midcentury bu