Development/Gentrification

April 2008 – Martians Steal Ray Bradbury House

The house at 662 S. Venice Blvd. where Ray Bradbury wrote the The Martian Chronicles is missing. The plaque on the house telling the story of the writing of the classic book is missing also.
An alternative theory is that it wasn’t Martians who stole the house, but a developer intent on making money by tearing down the cultural heritage.

A sign on the adjoining old power station says Howard Robinson of 875 Venice Blvd. is planning to build an addition to the station.

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