Historic Preservation with the Muppets

The plot of a new Muppets movie in the works is said to focus largely around historic preservation issues, according to this post from Curbed LA.

"Via Geek Tyrant, the synopsis, which draws naturally on development and preservation themes. Basically, the couple--the female is played by actress Amy Adams (pictured)--visit LA to discover a plot to drill for oil under the Muppet Theater, a move which would mean razing the Muppet Theater."

The Muppets apparently rally together to try to save their historic theater. The film is expected to be released in November.

Full Story: Muppets Took Manhattan, Now They're Taking LA

Comments

Prepare for the AICP Exam

Join the thousands of students who have utilized the Planetizen AICP* Exam Preparation Class to prepare for the American Planning Association's AICP* exam.
Starting at $245
Planetizen Courses image ad

Planetizen Courses

Advance your career with subscription-based online courses tailored to the urban planning professional.
Starting at $16.95 a month
DVD Cover of The Story of Sprawl

The Story of Sprawl

See how America changed shape in this collection of historic films that visually document how sprawl evolved.
$29.99 for 2-DVD SET
Book cover of Where Things Are from Near to Far

Where Things Are From Near to Far

This engaging children's book about planning illustrates that "every building has its place."
$19.95