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Lost Issues

Photo by Larry Underhill

Seaport Marina Hotel

This Googie-style garden motel in Long Beach was demolished in October 2017.
Photo by Kevin Break

Sixth Street Viaduct

Despite years of research and consultation with experts worldwide, the 1932 Sixth Street Viaduct cannot be saved due to the alkali-silica reaction (ASR) that is slowly destroying the bridge.
Sportsmen's Lodge, 2015. Photo by Shane Swerdlow.

Sportsmen's Lodge

The Valley's iconic Sportsmen's Lodge is set to be demolished to make way for a luxury shopping center in the heart of Studio City.
Left: St. John's in July 2013; Right: The cleared lot in April 2014. Photos courtesy of the San Fernando Valley Blog.

St. John's in the Valley Methodist Church

This Mid-Century Modern church was demolished in 2014 without a demolition permit or a thorough review of the significant impacts to the known historic resource.
Photo by Alan Hess

St. Martha’s Episcopal Church

This significant Mid-Century Modern church was demolished in April 2014 despite the Conservancy's urging for the City of West Covina to recognize it as a historic building and consider preservation alternatives as part of an EIR process.
Photo by Cindy Olnick / L.A. Conservancy

Superior Grocers/Shoppers Market

A Historic-Cultural Monument (HCM) nomination failed to win support, allowing the owner of this 1960 Googie-style grocery market to remodel the original facade.

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