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Preserving the City of the Future: Civic and Corporate Los Angeles in the 20th Century


As big changes come to the LACMA campus, the museum will host a two-day conference about preservation and LA’s architectural legacy. Architects, historians, and preservation advocates including Linda Dishman, Barbara Bestor, Alan Hess, Wim de Wit, Frank Escher, Carolina Miranda and Kulapat Yantrasast will discuss L.A.’s 20th civic and corporate architecture. DnA’s Frances Anderton will talk with historians Ken Bernstein, Eric Avila and Ruth Wallach about the nature of change in LA’s urban fabric and how to achieve a balance between preservation and new building