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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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Locals attend preservation awards lunch

Locals attend preservation awards lunch

| June 1, 2017 | 0 Comments

Not only did a Larchmont Boulevard architectural firm win one of this year’s Los Angeles Conservancy Preservation Awards, there were lots of locals attending the luncheon to applaud that project and the seven other award winners. The restoration of CBS Columbia Square, on Sunset Blvd. and Gower St., won a project award for its developer, […]

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AIA honored Paul Williams, Frank Clementi: Area homes, Grand Park among their works

AIA honored Paul Williams, Frank Clementi: Area homes, Grand Park among their works

| June 1, 2017 | 0 Comments

The most prestigious individual award of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) is its Gold Medal. Since 1907, the medal has been awarded to individuals whose significant bodies of work have had a lasting influence on the theory and practice of architecture. This year, the Gold Medal was awarded posthumously to Los Angeles architect Paul […]

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At Chevalier’s Books: Jo Haldeman returns to Larchmont

At Chevalier’s Books: Jo Haldeman returns to Larchmont

| April 27, 2017 | 0 Comments

Returning to a neighborhood where she lived and worked, Joanne (Jo) Horton Haldeman captivated a large crowd at Chevalier’s Books at the end of last month, just days after the publication of her book, “In the Shadow of the White House.” The book is a memoir of the Washington and Watergate years (between 1968 and […]

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Scottish Rite building to reopen this month as ‘Marciano Art Foundation’

Scottish Rite building to reopen this month as ‘Marciano Art Foundation’

| April 27, 2017 | 1 Comment

Work is complete on the interiors of the adaptive reuse of the 1962 Scottish Rite Temple building in Windsor Square, and art is beginning to adorn the walls. Soon to reopen as the Marciano Art Foundation, the building will showcase works from the contemporary art collection of brothers Maurice and Paul Marciano. The works to […]

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The historic bridges of Brookside

The historic bridges of Brookside

| April 27, 2017 | 0 Comments

A natural feature of the Mid-Wilshire neighborhood is hidden from view and known to many, but not all. As Brookside neighbor and designer of the “Bridge House” Dan Brunn (see story on Page 15) says, he had bought his first house on Longwood and had been living there for some time before he realized that […]

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