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October 2014

LOS ANGELES NATURE PLACES WE ENJOY

The Gardens of the Self-Realization Fellowship in Mt. Washington

October 27, 2014
Self-Realization-1

At first we thought we were lost. With Highland Park behind us, we slowly made our way up a series of narrow, twisting roads. We had only been in the car for 15 minutes, but the scenery felt as though we had left the city altogether. When we finally reached the entry gates, we were shocked by the sight of the gardens at the Self-Realization Fellowship in Mt. Washington.

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ARCHITECTURE LOS ANGELES

In Danger: One of LA’s Best Streamline Moderne Buildings

October 23, 2014
SMB Streamline

At first glance it may not look like much, especially considering it has sat in neglect, hidden behind a line of trees for the last few decades. It isn’t until seeing vintage photos of the Dr. Eugene C. Jones Cat and Dog Hospital (now known as the Santa Monica Boulevard Streamline Moderne) that you realize it is one of LA’s best remaining examples of Streamline Moderne architecture.

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