Lord, let this not come to pass. Is Amoeba Going To Get The Wrecking Ball For A Big Fancy Tower? » Are you sitting down? We are sorry to ruin your afternoon, but we have some potentially terrifying news. Hollywood's beloved Amoeba Music may not be long for this world, at least in its current incarnation. The iconic record store "instantly became a Hollywood landmark" when it opened on Sunset Boulevard in 2001, spanning an entire city block between Ivar and Cahuenga. Now, it looks like GPI Companies, a real estate group, could be planning to raze the famous building, "pave" vinyl paradise, and put up a 20-something story tower monstrosity, complete with a massive rooftop pool: (Courtesy of Shimahara Illustrations) This story was updated immediately after publication to include a statement from Councilman O'Farrell's office.