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Angelus Temple Changes Parking Scheme
Tuesday, 20 May 2008
Officials from the Angelus Temple have reached an agreement with the Echo Park Historical Society to change the location of a proposed six-level, 500 space parking structure in order to preserve historic buildings along Lemoyne Street in Echo Park.  The parking structure sparked controversy in 2007 when the Angelus Temple demolished a 1920s era bungalow court on Glendale Boulevard just south of Sunset to make way for the proposed structure.
Last Updated ( Wednesday, 21 May 2008 )
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Griffith Park Nominated as L.A. Historic Cultural Monument
Friday, 16 May 2008
The Griffith J. Griffith Charitable Trust, headed by great grandson Griffith Van Griffith, has submitted a City of Los Angeles Historic Cultural Monument Application (HCM) to designate Griffith Park a City of Los Angeles Historic Cultural Monument (HCM).  At 4,218 acres, Griffith Park is one of the largest city parks in the United States, and is believed to be the largest single resource ever submitted for local landmark status to any United States municipality.
Last Updated ( Friday, 16 May 2008 )
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Preservationist Robert Nudelman Dies
Friday, 09 May 2008
Robert Wood Nudelman, 52, a legendary figure in the fight to preserve Hollywood's heritage, passed away at his father's home in Tucson early this week.  Ever present at meetings and hearings in the Hollywood community for 30 years, Nudelman is often credited as a driving force behind the restoration of landmark theaters and other buildings in Hollywood, spearheading a renaissance of the once-blighted area.
Last Updated ( Monday, 12 May 2008 )
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Santa Monica gets Preserve America Grant
Thursday, 08 May 2008
In April, the Deputy Secretary of the Interior announced the latest round of Preserve America Grant recipients.  Included in this list is the Santa Monica Beach Cultural Mapping Project, sponsored by the City of Santa Monica.  43 Preserve America grants were awarded in 25 states totaling $2.9 million.
Last Updated ( Thursday, 08 May 2008 )
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Patriotic Hall to be Renovated
Friday, 02 May 2008
The 82 year-old Patriotic Hall in downtown Los Angeles is getting closer to renovation and reopening.  Closed since 2006, the $48 million rehabilitation is targeting the building's aging environmental, electrical, plumbing, telecommunications and safety systems.
Last Updated ( Friday, 09 May 2008 )
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The chapel at the Veterans Administration Center on Wilshire Boulevard is the last of the Veterans Hospital's original buildings.
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