Save the 76 Ball - architecture http://www.savethe76ball.com/taxonomy/term/191/0 en L.A.'s 76 Balls in their natural habitat http://www.savethe76ball.com/la76ballfilms <p>Here are five more 76 Ball short films from the camera of Earl Ma, these from his recent trip to Southern California. Compared to the Oahu spheres posted earlier, you'll note that the SoCal stations aren't using the rotating motors, thus weakening the power of this extraordinary sign. Is this a cost-saving move, or just another symbol of corporate neglect? <p> Studio City Union 76 service station, 12863 Ventura Boulevard, Studio City, CA, April 2006<br /> <object width="425" height="350"><br /> <param name="movie" value="http://www.youtube.com/v/iJWucDwz4SA"></param><embed src="http://www.youtube.com/v/iJWucDwz4SA" type="application/x-shockwave-flash" width="425" height="350"></embed></object><br /> Gregory Union 76 service station, 5436 W. 6th Street, Los Angeles, CA, April 2006<br /> <object width="425" height="350"><br /> <param name="movie" value="http://www.youtube.com/v/_U91NT2oBb8"></param><embed src="http://www.youtube.com/v/_U91NT2oBb8" type="application/x-shockwave-flash" width="425" height="350"></embed></object><br /> Tommy's Union 76 service station, 5890 Hollywood Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA, April 2006<br /> <object width="425" height="350"><br /> <param name="movie" value="http://www.youtube.com/v/yRw1FxI0GeU"></param><embed src="http://www.youtube.com/v/yRw1FxI0GeU" type="application/x-shockwave-flash" width="425" height="350"></embed></object><br /> Jack Colkers Union 76 station, 427 N. Crescent Drive, Beverly Hills, CA, April 2006<br /> <object width="425" height="350"><br /> <param name="movie" value="http://www.youtube.com/v/UItW5f8t9vg"></param><embed src="http://www.youtube.com/v/UItW5f8t9vg" type="application/x-shockwave-flash" width="425" height="350"></embed></object><br /> Norm's Union 76 service station, 7979 W. Sunset Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA, April 2006<br /> <object width="425" height="350"><br /> <param name="movie" value="http://www.youtube.com/v/ctTz6or1CaE"></param><embed src="http://www.youtube.com/v/ctTz6or1CaE" type="application/x-shockwave-flash" width="425" height="350"></embed></object></p> http://www.savethe76ball.com/la76ballfilms#comment 76 ball architecture design earl ma urban Wed, 14 Jun 2006 09:28:56 -0700 kim 79 at http://www.savethe76ball.com