DWR and LA Conservancy Celebrates the Century Plaza Hotel
Thursday, May 20, 6-8:30pm
DWR Pasadena Studio
60 W. Green St.Pasadena, CA 91105
Design Within Reach celebrates the successful plan for preservation of the 1966 Century Plaza Hotel in Century City and honors architect and engineer Minoru Yamasaki, who was also the architect of Century City’s Theme Towers and New York's World Trade Center towers. Los Angeles Conservancy director of advocacy Mike Buhler will present an overview of the building’s rich history, the preservation efforts, and plans for its future. Regina O'Brien, chair of the Conservancy's volunteer Modern Committee, will discuss the committee's efforts to preserve Modern resources. We also congratulate Los Angeles City councilmember Paul Koretz, the National Trust for Historic Preservation, and Century Plaza owners Next Century Associates for their efforts.
This event is free, but reservations are required.
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