We're thinking of you, Boston. Stay strong.
HISTORIC CORE: Long-time (as in, pre-gentrification) Downtown booster Mark Schumacher died recently--Schumacher lived in the neighborhood for 20 years and owned Old Bank DVD (he was also a "cinematographer, artist, musician, pool shark, and friend," according to fellow DTLAer Stephen Zeigler). Resident Downtown street artist (and Schumacher friend) Wild Life put up this street sign at Fourth and Main as a memorial--Zeigler says "Mark's daily routine included walking from his loft on Wall St up 4th to his store near Main. With love and gratitude for the time we were able share with him, we his friends, here by honor Mark's memory by naming 4th street from Main to Wall St. 'Schumacher Way'." [Curbed Inbox]
BRENTWOOD: Over the weekend, the Getty Center (opened in 1997), was set to get its twenty millionth visitor (and all visitors were set to get commemorative cookies). In case you were not one of them: "Designed by architect Richard Meier, the iconic landmark high above the Sepulveda Pass is home to the J. Paul Getty Museum, the Getty Research Institute, the Getty Conservation Institute, and the Getty Foundation." Go! It's fantastic! [Curbed Inbox]