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On Books and Places: Permanence and renewal expressed in Marciano Art Foundation

On Books and Places: Permanence and renewal expressed in Marciano Art Foundation

| August 29, 2019 | 0 Comments

No building in the Greater Wilshire area so self-consciously expresses permanence and solidity as what is now the Marciano Art Foundation. The former Scottish Rite Cathedral was completed in 1961 — a near past relative to the construction dates of churches, libraries, theaters, and schools from surrounding neighborhoods. But while most of those older structures […]

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Scottish Rite Temple sold to Guess jeans co-founders

Scottish Rite Temple sold to Guess jeans co-founders

| July 9, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Scottish Rite Masonic Temple in Windsor Square has been sold for approximately $8 million to the Maurice and Paul Marciano Art Foundation. The Marcianos founded the GUESS clothing line in 1981; it was one of the first companies to debut designer jeans. The Foundation intends to rehabilitate the building at 4357 Wilshire Blvd. into […]

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