Saving History

The Los Angeles Conservancy's Modern Committee fights to save 1950s "Googie" architecture scorned by traditionalists.

"The 50-odd members of the Los Angeles Conservancy's Modern Committee, more affectionately known as Modcom, often fight for roadside attractions traditionally scorned by the architectural establishment."

Thanks to Chris Steins

Full Story: Out From Under the Wrecking Ball


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