architecture

Watch Shit Blow Up With Us—It’s Fun

A few weeks ago, the long-abandoned building that stood next to the MEL offices finally succumbed to the destructive power of an excavator’s power shovel….

The MEL Questionnaire: Video Game Pioneer Mel Croucher

What’s in a name? More specifically, what’s in the name Mel? We’re not so sure ourselves, but the MEL Questionnaire is our quest to find…

Goodbye, L.A.

MEL asked writer Ryan Bradley to tour Los Angeles, exploring what we might lose after the Big One strikes. Read the entire series here. The days…

What Happened to Downtown L.A. When the Big One Came

MEL asked writer Ryan Bradley to tour Los Angeles, imagining what we might lose after the Big One strikes. Read the entire series here. There are…