Articles Tagged ‘Art Deco’

“Hollywood Escapes” – A Guidebook Full of Movie Lore

“Hollywood Escapes” – A Guidebook Full of Movie Lore April 20, 2011 | Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
It’s a funny thing when a book that you really like gets remaindered. It’s hard to tell, is this a good thing or a bad thing? From the buyers perspective, suddenly the book becomes very affordable which is great. I am not so sure that the writer and publisher are equally pleased with this...

High Tower and Alta Loma Terrace

High Tower and Alta Loma Terrace November 19, 2010 | Things to Do | Read More
If you have seen Robert Altman’s great Los Angeles movie The Long Goodbye, then you are familiar with that odd Art Deco building where Eliot Gould’s character lives.¬† You may also remember the elevator tower that provides access to the residence. This elevator structure is designed as a...

Art Deco Downtown

Art Deco Downtown November 10, 2010 | Things to Do, Travel Tips | Read More
What a great boon it was to us all when the 1925 Exposition Internationale des Arts Décoratifs et Industriels Modernes showcased the style moderne, known these days as Art Deco. With roots in artistic movements of the day (like Cubism, Constructivism, and Futurism), industrial design, and a wide range...

Where are they now? Historic movie palaces of Los Angeles today.

Where are they now? Historic movie palaces of Los Angeles today. May 4, 2010 | Nightlife, Things to Do | Read More
This blog entry was inspired by laasB’s Flickr post, which gives a nice overview of the historic movie theatres on or near Broadway in downtown Los Angeles. Buildings pictured at that link include the Million Dollar Theatre, the Cameo, the Los Angeles, the Palace, the State, the Globe, the Olympic,...