Chris Nichols

Los Angeles magazine

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Ask Chris columnist at Los Angeles Magazine and member of the LA Conservancy's Modern Committee

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Hollywood has lured tourists from around the world, all hoping to steal a little sparkle from tinseltown.

The Hollywood tour bus blitzkrieg, and better things to do in LA

Hollywood has lured tourists from around the world, all hoping to steal a little sparkle from tinseltown.

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Fifty years ago - on July 16, 1969 - the Apollo 11 rocket launched from Kennedy Space Center. The launch and the moon landing a few days later marked the highpoint of the Space Age.

How the Space Age influenced Southland design and architecture

Fifty years ago - on July 16, 1969 - the Apollo 11 rocket launched from Kennedy Space Center. The launch and the moon landing a few days later marked the highpoint of the Space Age.

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The Sunset Foot Clinic is moving, and the spinning Happy Foot Sad Foot sign is going with it.

How the Happy Foot Sad Foot sign became an icon

The Sunset Foot Clinic is moving, and the spinning Happy Foot Sad Foot sign is going with it.

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