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Welcome to Roadside Peek's Endangered, formerly Preservation Alley. This section will contain information on sites in imminent danger of being either destroyed or remodeled beyond recognition as well as information related to ongoing preservation activities.


Hollywood Palladium
Hollywood, CA
Photo by Roadsidepeek.com

The Hollywood Palladium is about to be sold according to Curbed LA and its future is uncertain. The 72 year old theater has no historic protection that could save or at least delay any effort to demolish the building.


"The Miami developer is believed to want to develop a luxury apartment or condo tower at the site"

Source: Curbed LA


Stardust Hotel and Casino. Demolished 2007. Photo by Roadsidepeek.com






This video by Sunny & Mild Media looks back at former Googie treasures in Southern California and brings perspective to preservation efforts today.



Del Taco
St Louis, MO
Photo by Roadsidepeek.com



The Parasol
Seal Beach, CA
Photo by Roadsidepeek.com


Johns Modern Cabins
Newburg, MO
Photo by Roadsidepeek.com

Over the years, many of the endangered sites have been razed, altered, or relocated due to redevelopment, or what some call "progress". In some unfortunately rare situations, the building or signs were saved and to this date have survived the test of time.


Hollywood Star Lanes
Los Angeles, CA
Photo courtesy Adriene Biondo



Santa Claus
Carpinteria, CA
Photo by Roadsidepeek.com





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