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If You Were a Printer, You'd Be Home By Now

Published on April 20, 2018

Those wonderful old buildings that housed printing and typesetting companies in the downtown areas of many cities are now being converted into condos and apartments. From Boston to New York to Chicago, those iconic buildings are becoming someone’s home.

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By Joe Webb on Apr 20, 2018

And... you could not have those really old letterpress presses swing in unison because the buildings would actually sway! Or so Harrie Lewis told me so many years ago...

 

By Robert Godwin on Apr 23, 2018

The Los Angeles Times is moving from downtown to the beach. Can't really argue with that. In second grade we toured the downtown facility. The best thing about it was the hats they made out of the newspaper fresh off the presses. We all had ink stained foreheads. The old Times-Mirror building is primed for "creative spaces" and condos.

 

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