This is an archival story that predates current editorial management.
This archival content was written, edited, and published prior to LAist's acquisition by its current owner, Southern California Public Radio ("SCPR"). Content, such as language choice and subject matter, in archival articles therefore may not align with SCPR's current editorial standards. To learn more about those standards and why we make this distinction, please click here.
Video: The Tiffany Theater Sign Is Saved, Letter By Letter
Bravo to the good folks at Vintage Los Angeles and San Fernando Valley Relics, who rallied to save the historic Tiffany Theater sign before the wrecking ball turned it into so much scrap metal.
The careful removal, letter by letter, of the sign happened on Monday. You can watch the "A" being lovingly taken down. And yes, these guys definitely get an "A" for historic preservation.
The Tiffany Theater, along with most of the older buildings at the intersection of Sunset Boulevard and La Cienega Boulevard in West Hollywood, is coming down to make way for a new high-rise project, Sunset La Cienega, which will take two years to complete.
The Tiffany Theater, in its 47-year-life, was home to improv comedy, live theater, 3D film fests and, during much of the '70s and '80s, ground zero for The Rocky Horror Picture Show midnight madness.
The sign will be stored by San Fernando Valley Relics, who are working on acquiring a space for an eventual museum.
Tiffany Theater Sign Will Be Saved From Wrecking Ball
What The New Sunset La Cienega Project Will Look Like
Donald Trump was a fading TV presence when the WGA strike put a dent in network schedules.
Pickets are being held outside at movie and TV studios across the city
For some critics, this feels less like a momentous departure and more like a footnote.
Disneyland's famous "Fantasmic!" show came to a sudden end when its 45-foot animatronic dragon — Maleficent — burst into flames.
Leads Ali Wong and Steven Yeun issue a joint statement along with show creator Lee Sung Jin.
Every two years, Desert X presents site-specific outdoor installations throughout the Coachella Valley. Two Los Angeles artists have new work on display.