Archive for June, 2017

New tar pit exhibits, fossils made public

New tar pit exhibits, fossils made public

| June 29, 2017 | 0 Comments

La Brea Tar Pits and Museum is releasing new exhibits to the public this month. A plot of the Museum’s above-ground fossil excavation, titled Project 23, is opening for excavation, and includes the site’s most recent finds. This section of land is identified as Box 13 and will allow visitors to observe the excavation process […]

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Brookside neighborhood hosts 38th annual block party

Brookside neighborhood hosts 38th annual block party

| June 29, 2017 | 1 Comment

Brookside residents were set to gather on June 25 on the 800 block of Muirfield Road to enjoy their 38th annual summer block party. The event was to include a barbecue, a bounce house, face painting, pie-eating contests and a live auction featuring items such as passes to the Magic Castle. The party was sponsored […]

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Children’s Chain luncheon helped hospital

Children’s Chain luncheon helped hospital

| June 29, 2017 | 0 Comments

A group of 10 members of the Children’s Hospital Los Angeles support group, Children’s Chain (“a chain is as strong as its weakest link”) organized a luncheon and fashion show to benefit the hospital at the end of May. The 59-year-old group’s event featured a talk by interior (and fashion) designer Mark D. Sikes. A […]

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Bankruptcy, sale leave Lenin statue homeless

Bankruptcy, sale leave Lenin statue homeless

| June 29, 2017 | 3 Comments

The future of the towering chrome sculpture of Lenin’s head at 400 S. La Brea Ave. is in limbo, as Ace Museum, which has been renting space in the building that the bust fronts, has been evicted. The museum actually never did open but served as a storage facility and, at the corner of 4th […]

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Real Estate Sales*

Real Estate Sales*

| June 29, 2017 | 0 Comments

Real Estate Sales* Single-family homes 624 S. Rimpau Blvd. 322 Lorraine Blvd. 925 S. Muirfield Rd. 917 S. Longwood Ave. 533 N. Cherokee Ave. 135 N. St. Andrews Pl. 317 N. Van Ness Ave. 921 S. Citrus Ave. 224 N. Gramercy Pl. 626 N. Cahuenga Blvd. 809 3rd Ave. 206 N. Lucerne Blvd. 632 N. […]

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Landmark status for Miracle Mile building moves forward

Landmark status for Miracle Mile building moves forward

| June 29, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Los Angeles Cultural Heritage Commission voted last month to consider the Berger-Winston apartment building, located in the Miracle Mile at 744 S. Ridgeley Dr., as an Historic-Cultural Monument (HCM). Constructed in 1937, the property was designed in the Chateauesque style by the first female licensed architect in Los Angeles, Edith Northman. Testifying in support […]

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