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HISTORIC PRESERVATION RESOURCES

USEFUL WEBSITES
 

Office of Historic Resources, City of Los Angeles, Department of City Planning

Los Angeles Conservancy

Cinema Treasures

READING LIST
 
The Last Remaining Seats: Movie Palaces of Tinseltown (Architecture and Film)  Photographs by Robert Berger and Anne Conser with an introduction by Stephen M Silverman. (Featuring the Warner Grand Theatre)

Cinema Treasures: A New Look at Classic Movie Theaters
By Ross Melnick & Andreas Fuchs

Ghost Hunter's Guide to Los Angeles - Jeff Dwyer (Featuring the Warner Grand Theatre)

Los Angeles Art Deco - Suzanne Tarbell Cooper, Amy Ronnebeck Hall, & Frank E. Cooper Jr.

Deco Landmarks:Art Deco Gems of Los Angeles - Arnold Schwartzman

Movie Palaces: Survivors of an Elegant Era - Ave Pildes

On the Edge of Your Seat: Popular Theater and Film in Early Twentieth Century American Art - Patricia McDonnell

Leonard Maltin's Classic Movie Guide - Leonard Maltin

The Show Starts on the Sidewalk: An Architectural History of the Movie Theatre, Starring S. Charles Lee - Maggie Valentine

Conserving Buildings: Guide to Techniques and Materials - Martin E. Weaver

Historic Preservation Technology: A Primer - Robert A. Young