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Historic Landmarks

Iconic CBS logo down for repair at Television City

Preservationists feared the worst after the network’s historic production campus sold to a new owner earlier this year.

Historic Craftsman revamped by Barbara Bestor asking $2.5M

In St. Andrews Square, the three-bedroom bungalow is a striking combination of vintage and modern elements.

Landmarked modern by Gregory Ain asking $1.25M in the Hollywood Hills

Commissioned by noted gay rights activist Harry Hay, the Cahuenga Pass residence was once on the FBI watch list.

Charming shingle-style house with vineyard in Pasadena’s Arroyo Seco on the market for $2.8M

Built in 1895, the five-bedroom home features multiple fireplaces, elaborate woodwork, built-in furniture, stained glass, and beautiful period tile.

The clock is ticking for this Sunset Strip landmark

An 180-day hold on demolition is set to expire April 30.

Charming one-bedroom unit in landmark Queen Anne Victorian renting for $3,800 in Angelino Heights 

Features include hardwood floors, built-in cupboards, and an enclosed porch with detailed latticework.

Netflix in talks to buy the Egyptian Theatre

The streaming giant’s Hollywood footprint keeps expanding.

Here’s the latest on Park Plaza Hotel’s long-awaited renovation

The gorgeous city landmark is slated to partially open to the public as soon as next year.

Historic Pasadena bungalow filled with Batchelder tile asks $849K

Its original owner was Ernest Batchelder’s chief colorist and assistant.

Historic Craftsman in Koreatown seeks $1.5M.

Spectacular built-ins and gleaming wood everywhere.

Here are the pieces reportedly stolen from Frank Lloyd Wright’s historic Freeman House

They include a unique tea cart designed by Rudolph Schindler.

Historic Lukens House on the market in Jefferson Park for $1.9M

The sensitively restored home also comes with a glass dining pavilion that dates to 1908.

Dreamy three-bedroom condo in French Normandy-style Hancock Park complex seeks $1.9M

The Leland Bryant-designed building was built in 1926.

AIDS Healthcare Foundation sues LA over Crossroads of the World redevelopment

AHF says the city has shown "deliberate indifference to the serious negative impacts and resulting gentrification" this project would bring to LA.

Beloved Bob Baker Marionette Theater to reopen in Highland Park this fall

Its new home will be inspired by decades-old sketches drawn by Morton Haack, the costume designer for the original Planet of the Apes.

William Kesling’s landmarked Streamline Moderne in Fairfax for sale for $1.8M

It was once threatened with demolition.

Hollywood’s landmark Citizen-News to become restaurants, event space

Located next to Mama Shelter and within a hub of hotels and nightlife spots.

Crossroads of the World redevelopment approved by City Council

The historic site on Sunset Boulevard will be surrounded by 950 condos and a 300-room hotel.

Dazzling 1930s Spanish-style villa now available to rent in Los Feliz

Known as the John Anson Ford Residence, the historic home can be temporarily yours for $14.5K a month.

Historic Spanish-style in Eagle Rock asks $1.45M

Built in 1928 and surrounded by bougainvillea, climbing roses, and cactus.

It’s official: Historic CBS Television City sold for $750M

The president of CBS says the new owner is "committed to its legacy as both a cultural landmark and modern production facility."

Times Mirror Square, longtime home of the LA Times, is now a landmark

The property owner plans to raze a portion of the newly landmarked complex to build a pair of high-rises.

Redeveloper of Boyle Heights Sears looking for project partner

The Shomof Group is planning more than 1,000 new units, plus shops and offices in the old Art Deco building.

City committee approves landmarking some—but not all—of Times Mirror Square

The committee did not support historic status for the unpopular 1970s-era addition by modernist William Pereira.

Sneak peek at the future of Skid Row’s once-beautiful Fire Station No. 23

After languishing for years, the opulent old firehouse, which appeared in Ghostbusters, is about to make a comeback.

City commission delays Frank Gehry’s Sunset Strip development

It put a hold on a demolition permit for a landmarked bank building.

Women’s homeless shelter to open in 1920s Hollywood landmark

The Julia Morgan-designed Hollywood Studio Club is where stars got their start.

Historic Lincoln Heights church wins $150K preservation award

The Los Angeles base for United Farm Workers, César Chavez gave speeches at the church, and it served as a hub of organizing for the Chicano Movement in the 1960s and ’70s.

CBS Television City reportedly selling to Hackman Capital for over $700M

The buyer also owns Culver Studios and is redeveloping the former Northrop Grumman aerospace plant in El Segundo.

Case Study House No. 21 in Laurel Canyon returns asking $3.6M

Also known as the Bailey House, the steel and glass residence was designed by Pierre Koenig.

1930s Streamline Moderne in Fairfax headed for landmark status

"A rare and remarkable intact example" of the style.

Landmark effort for Times Mirror Square breezes through cultural heritage commission

Landmarking could complicate Onni’s plans to redevelop the site as a mixed-use campus.

Town House, remnant of Westlake’s glitzy past, targeted for renovations

Now a low-income housing complex, it was once a luxurious hotel.

Crossroads of the World redevelopment will raze 82 rent-controlled apartments

But the city struck a deal with a developer to give some of the tenants new apartments.

1940s home boasts Old Hollywood glamour, knockout views for $1.9M

Cinematic views of palm trees and the Capitol Records building.

Apple finally unveils details on its Tower Theatre store on Broadway in Downtown LA

A whiter, brighter interior, with many of the theater’s stunning interior details on display.

LA will consider landmarking Times Mirror Square—including 1970s addition

William Pereira-designed offices would be torn down under current development plans.

LA’s most endangered buildings

These historic buildings might not be around much longer.

Longtime LA Times headquarters nominated for landmark status

As the paper moves out of the complex, a 1970s addition by architect William Pereira is under threat.