The Amoeba building has been sold – but there’s a few years on the lease before changes come into effect.
Amoeba Music’s iconic Hollywood record store has been sold.
As reported by LAist yesterday (September 12), and later confirmed in an official statement from the store itself, Amoeba Music voluntarily decided to sell the property to developers, although says it will remain in the building for the duration of its lease – several years.
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— Amoeba Music (@amoebamusic) September 13, 2016
As Time Out LA explains, the above statement was issued in response to the discovery that an architectural illustration firm, Shimahara, had posted an illustration created for Amoeba’s address on their website, which had been requested by an LA architecture firm. The drawing shows a 20-something story glass tower that overtakes the neighboring CNN building, and comes complete with a rooftop pool.