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Lawrence English New Public Sound Artwork Installation ‘Seirá’ Incorporates Cold War Era Air Raid Sirens During ‘AxS Festival’

Do you remember the sound of the air raid sirens that went off like clockwork at 10:00 a.m. on the last Friday of every month during the Cold War in Los Angeles? Those of us lived at the time to hear … Continue reading

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Photo Gallery: 2018 Bullocks Wilshire Open House

Designed in 1929 by Los Angeles architects John and Donald Parkinson with interior design by Jock Peters, the Bullocks Wilshire Building in Koreatown operated as a luxury department store for over 60 years, closing in 1993.  Its last owners, Macy’s, … Continue reading

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