Nathan Marsak

historian and author

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Nathan Marsak on KCRW

It could be the end of an era for the iconic Los Angeles Times building downtown. The newspaper has been in the same art deco structure near City Hall for more than 80 years.

The End of An Era for Times Mirror Square?

It could be the end of an era for the iconic Los Angeles Times building downtown. The newspaper has been in the same art deco structure near City Hall for more than 80 years.

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