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Los Angeles makes bid for George Lucas museum
Los Angeles makes bid for George Lucas museum

George Lucas has another suitor for his planned art museum -- and it's the city of Los Angeles. Mayor Eric Garcetti recently reached out to the "Star Wars" filmmaker in a letter expressing interest in bringing the museum to the L.A. area. Garcetti is tentatively proposing the Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena, located near USC, which is where Lucas studied film in the 1960s. The plan would be to tear down the arena, which opened in 1959, and to build the museum on the site. There's already an approved environmental impact report concerning the possible demolition of the arena, according to Molly Fowler, a spokeswoman for Garcetti.  She said the mayor is eager...

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