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The Petersen Automotive Museum shut down for renovations over a year ago. When it officially closed its doors to the public, the museum was caught in a public relations battle because it had sold part of its collection (mostly common cars) and some accused the museum of pandering to a disconnected board and turning away from its good ol’ American roots in favor of French esoterica. After all, Johnny Rockets was going away and a swanky new restaurant (Drago, which is Italian, by the way) was going to fill its spot. The horror.


This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.hagerty.com/articles-videos/Articles/2015/12/08/The-New-Petersen