The changing design of the LA Times building

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The Los Angeles Times is moving from downtown LA to El Segundo, leaving behind an iconic building. It’s being considered for city monument status by the L.A. Cultural Heritage Commission. LA Times staffer Carolina Miranda took a close look at the architectural smorgasbord she’s leaving behind.


Reporter Martha Groves at her desk in the LA Times newsroom in 1997. 


An unused piece of newsroom in the William Pereira­-designed building
on the fourth floor of the LA Times complex.


The view of Gordon B. Kaufmann’s original Times building from the
10th floor of the Mirror Building, designed by Rowland Crawford. 


The eagle in the lobby of the Globe Lobby