Daily Archives: April 27, 2012

A sign of charbroiled architecture recycled for new East L.A. store

After years of work, preservationists and a developer finally agreed to a deal to reuse the former Golden Gate Theatre in East Los Angeles as a CVS pharmacy.  But who knew that preserving the 1927 Spanish Churrigueresque-style landmark would also include the recycling of a classic midcentury burger stand sign located next door?  The Jim’s Burger – one of those ... Read More »

News & Notes from Cypress Park, East L.A., Echo Park, Glassell Park, Montecito Heights & Silver Lake

13-year-old boy injured in one of three Glassell Park shootings.  L.A. Now The colors of Montecito Heights. Above the City East L.A. debates the fate of First Street Store murals. EGP News More Fun with Hipsters: Silver Lake Badminton & Adventure Club. L.A. Observed The Echo Park filmmaker behind “Mamitas.” Patch Cypress Park detour favors cars over pedestrians.  L.A. Creek ... Read More »