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Time To Form A Brown Derby Liberation Team?

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    Time To Form A Brown Derby Liberation Team?

    Poor Brown Derby. A shell of its former self (literally), the Derby is the topic of blogger Qualified Condition's most recent post. Planning, preservation, and offers to burn down the mall are also discussed: "In other posts I’ve suggested that these beloved buildings-shaped-like-stuff are hard to keep around because new tenants or developers may not identify strongly with the iconic image. Big ol’ hats don’t really sell manicures or noodles. I suppose this is where the City’s historic preservation mechanism usually comes into place....I’m just going to say that we managed to save a ramshackled bungalow where Bukowski lived for about five minutes when he wasn’t even writing anything, we could have done a little better here."

    · Brown Derby or Happy Fun Ball? [Qualified Condition] · Restoration Brings Life Back to Bukowski Bungalows [Curbed LA]

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