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Thom Mayne Shares His Plans For “Next Generation Case Study” on the Bradbury Site

Posted January 21, 2015 by | 2 Comments
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Preservationists and Ray Bradbury fans were shocked when the late author’s former home in Cheviot Hills was suddenly torn down. And design buffs were bemused when the perpetrators turned out to be architect Thom Mayne and his wife Blythe Alison-Mayne. But it turns out they have plans for the site that might have piqued the late futurist’s interest.

Thom Mayne is principal of the architectural firm Morphosis, and …

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How To Prevent Historic Places from Slipping Through the Preservation Net

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Ken Bernstein of Los Angeles Department of City Planning outlines how preservationists can identify — and perhaps save — buildings of historic-cultural significance.

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Ray Bradbury Center Supportive of Mayne’s Changes to Bradbury’s Former Home

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News broke this week that the former Cheviot Hills home of the late Ray Bradbury has been torn down to make way for a new home for the property’s new owner, the architect Thom Mayne. While some mourn the loss of the celebrated Sci-fi writer’s creative lair, others see promise in the changes, among them Jonathan R. Eller, Director of the Center for Ray Bradbury Studies and Editor of the …

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As Highland Park Changes, a Gas Station Becomes a Park

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A new park replacing a defunct gas station coincides with the rapid transformation of Highland Park.

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Craig Raines Brings ‘Arroyo Funk’ to Highland Park

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Meet the man bringing parks and ‘arroyo funk’ to LA.

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Chen Man: Fashion Photographer, Artist and Poster Child For the Post-1980 Chinese

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One of the darlings of Chinese fashion and photography is making a mark on Los Angeles. But her work offers a fascinating window onto contemporary China.
This past Tuesday evening a spillover crowd — of largely youthful, fashion-conscious Asians and Asian-Americans — jammed the gallery of the venerable L.A. Louver Gallery in Venice for an appearance by the 34-year old Chinese superstar of fashion and art …

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