Alan Lieb, 2001-2004
Milestones in the Community
Hollywood Star Lanes Bowling Alley – filming site of the Big Lebowsky is torn down.
Event: “Built by Beckett Centennial Celebration”
Tour of buildings by Welton Beckett and Associates. Event also includes a presentation at Beckett designed Cinerama Dome. Members of the Beckett family are in attendance.
Designed by Armet and David in 1958 – part of a long preservation battle that concluded with the salvation of the coffee shop. The bowling alley is demolished.
Ambassador Hotel Presentation
Panel Discussion on preservation options
Mondo Tiki and Mondo Vegas Tour
Mondo Tiki event at the Hard Rock Hotel and Mondo Vegas bus tour on Friday Night, April 18thconducted by MM Stratton and Eric Lynxwiler ended just in time for cocktails at 9PM at Taboo Cove (Designed by SHAG and ___at the Venetian. Highlights included: The Infamous Giant Aku Aku Moai from the Stardust Hotel, 1950s and 1960s Boulder Highway Googie motels, Neon Sign Museum at Fremont Street, 1955 National Register Moulin Rouge, Narrated History of Vegas and the Strip.
Apartment Living is Great
Leslie Marlene Siegel produces an exhibit and book celebrating Los Angeles graphic dingbats at the Outre Gallery in Melbourne, Australia
Art Cars at the Petersen Museum
Event is introduced by Michael Palumbo, former ModCom chair
MAK Architectural Lovell Houses Tours
November 1, 2003 tour featured the two houses designed for Philip Lovell: Lovell Health House (Richard Neutra, 1929) and Lovell Beach House (R.M. Schindler, 1926).
Book of Tiki signing
Book signing at La Luz de Jesus Gallery and Wacko book store solidifies the important place of Tiki in preservation of Mid Century architecture and design
Southern California in the ’50s: Sun, Fun and Fantasy
Book by Charles Phoenix is published June 1, 2003