Archive for April, 2015

Real Estate Sales for March 2015

Real Estate Sales for March 2015

| April 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

Real Estate Sales* Single family homes 251 S. Windsor Blvd. 737 S. Longwood Ave. 850 Crenshaw Blvd. 836 Crenshaw Blvd. 844 Crenshaw Blvd. 925 S. Muirfield Rd. 517 N. Gower St. 546 N. Orange Dr. 634 N. Gramercy Pl. $3,529,000 1,400,000 1,350,000 1,350,000 1,350,000 1,150,000 1,075,000 1,049,000 823,990 Condominiums 631 Wilcox Ave., #2A 4925 Wilshire […]

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Block captain aims to save water in Hancock Park

Block captain aims to save water in Hancock Park

| April 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

The lawn signs in Hancock Park stating “Brown is the New Green” are a project of Farrah Dragon, the block captain on her street. She is encouraging residents who are as concerned about the water shortage as she is to place the signs on their lawns. “Actually, my husband and my mother came up with […]

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Wilshire Country Club is turning so brown it’s green

Wilshire Country Club is turning so brown it’s green

| April 29, 2015 | 1 Comment

Water-saving efforts are moving the ground from the Wilshire Country Club golf course, some 24 acres of turf to be exact. That’s the amount that has been removed from the course since early January, said Todd Keefer, general manager and chief operating officer. A host of drought-tolerant plants will replace the water-thirsty grass on about […]

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Fiber artists find inspiration in ancient stones

Fiber artists find inspiration in ancient stones

| April 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

Ancient stones in the Peruvian Highlands and a contemporary fabric swatch inspired Cameron Taylor-Brown’s new fiber art quartet. The champagne-colored polyester swatch named “Majestic Stone” also describes the ruins and the centuries-old stonework she saw on her recent travels. “I enjoy that ‘majestic’ describes both the fabric and stonework… and that repurposing is integral to […]

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Development, preservation issues await council winner

Development, preservation issues await council winner

| April 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

After a victorious election the winner in the run-off Tues., May 19 for Council District Four will inherit a hefty plate when they take over the reins from Tom LaBonge July 1. The Academy Museum of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences is planning a blockbuster venue in the Mile. The L.A. County Museum of Art […]

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Small business owners hope to Spruce your space

Small business owners hope to Spruce your space

| April 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

When Amber McDermitt met Mary Bell in the summer of 2013 they were working on a Lloyd Wright house in Pacific Palisades. Hired separately, they found a natural connection and were inspired to start Spruce Design & Organization. “We worked in collaboration as designer and organizer for a complete remodel of the interior and exterior,” […]

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