A major appeal of watching classic 50’s and 60’s movies is for architecture, furniture and fashion design. I remember a scene in That Touch of Mink featuring Doris Day and Cary Grant taking place in a food hall called an Automat. I was fascinated by this “futuristic” concept. Well, for those hungry for more information on the history of these establishments, there’s a fascinating documentary out now aptly titled, The Automat.

R.I.P. Lautner’s Garwood Residence

It’s with a heavy heart that we report the demolition of a John Lautner designed home. We have nothing against Chris Martin, but as an artist, he should be on the side of conservation and appreciate the architecture and artistry of one of the most influential residential architects of the last century. Or, don’t buy the home. R.I.P. Lautner’s Garwood Residence.

Home of Tomorrow

Hidden in plain site. There are plenty articles written about the Case Study Homes sponsored by John Entenza’s Arts & Architecture publication. But are you aware of the Post War House and, eventually, rechristened as the House of Tomorrow? It sits right on Wilshire Blvd and Highland Avenue in the Mid City neighborhood.

Beverly Park | Beverly Center

Beverly Park | Kiddieland 8536 Beverly Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA by: Jay Jennings by: Jay Jennings by: Jay Jennings THIS WAY FOR MORE INFORMATION... Once upon a time, on the corner of Beverly and La Cienega boulevards, there was a magical place called Beverly Park, or better known by all who loved it, as "Kiddieland". [...]