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Lost Issues

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 courtesy RoadsideArchitecture.com

Star Theatre

The historic Star Theater was demolished on June 17, 2019, to make way for a residential development project.
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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