Month: January 2014

Another Perfect Day

Hollyhock Residence & Barnsdall Park

Our city is blessed with a generous number of Frank Lloyd Wright residences. Sure, they’re a pain in the ass to maintain, but I’m okay to overlook that. In that sense, you can’t quite overlook the Hollyhock house as it is undergoing renovations. It is still worth visiting if not just to see the exterior,…
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January 31, 2014 3

Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust

Nestled in the rolling hills of Pan Pacific Park lays the Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust. Even as it sits across from the popular and fabricated Grove, you might just miss it as its environmentally friendly rooftop bunkers the building within the landscape.A quick couple of notes. First, it is actually the oldest holocaust…
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January 24, 2014 0

Franklin Canyon

I feel like a bit of a traitor for this. Franklin Canyon has been one of my favorite places in all of Los Angeles. Does the fact that it is quiet and relatively unknown play a factor in this? Probably, but I could get bored. I keep coming back. The park’s central physical feature is…
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January 9, 2014 0