LA Conservancy will try to landmark CBS Television City

scpcadmin | December 13, 2017 in | Comments (0)

The Los Angeles Conservancy submitted an application Monday for historic-cultural monument status for CBS’s Television City, which is being shopped around the market. “A historic property is often at risk when it changes out of long-time stewardship,” says Adrian Scott Fine, the conversancy’s director of advocacy.

Television City played a huge role in television history as “the first large-scale, all-new facility in the nation designed to meet the mass-production of television programming.” One of the studios was where Elvis Presley’s first appearance on The Ed Sullivan Show was filmed; the studios figured prominently in the careers of comedians Jack Benny and Carol Burnett, according to the conservancy.

It’s also a stellar example of the International Style in Los Angeles….

Read more here:
https://la.curbed.com/2017/12/12/16764620/cbs-television-city-historic-cultural-monument

 

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