Is Saving An 80-Year-Old Gas Station More Important Than Building New Homes?

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Photo by Matt Tinoco/KPCC

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It's an old Streamline Moderne style gas station, built in 1941. The owner wants to knock it down and build a three story apartment building. But the City of L.A. says not so fast — maybe it's a "historic" station that should be preserved.