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L.A. Conservancy chief rolls film on efforts to preserve past
L.A. Conservancy chief rolls film on efforts to preserve past

As executive director of the Los Angeles Conservancy, Linda Dishman leads the fight to preserve architecture that has shaped the life and legacy of Southern California. Preservation for Dishman is about maintaining the narrative: "It's telling the story of Los Angeles through its built environment." We spoke with her in advance of the group's "Last Remaining Seats" film series, which is held annually in historic downtown theaters and kicks off Wednesday at the Los Angeles Theatre. It seems that preservation is becoming more a part of life in Los Angeles. Do you find there is more acceptance? Hmmmm [laughing]. I do think we are making progress. Our choir is...

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