Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Historical Resource

Blog readers will know that early in the history of the UCLA Grand Hotel, the Faculty Center was supposed to be demolished to make way for it.  After a major protest - in which this blog had a significant role - the Grand Hotel was moved to another location.  Now the LA Conservancy wants the Faculty Center to be designated as a California Historical Resource.  Such a designation might impede future attempts to demolish it.  UCLA is officially opposed, according to an article in the LA Conservancy newsletter (link below).  However, the LA Cultural Heritage Commission has unanimously supported the proposal and has forwarded its recommendation to the LA City Council.  On verra.

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