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Restored ‘Cleopatra’ to premiere for Chinese 90th anniversary

Restored ‘Cleopatra’ to premiere for Chinese 90th anniversary

| March 30, 2017 | 0 Comments

Cecil B. DeMille’s newly restored 1934 film, “Cleopatra,” will premiere Mon., May 1 at The Chinese Theater on Hollywood Blvd. The event — hosted by Hollywood Heritage, the TCL Chinese Theater and Universal Pictures — celebrates the 90th anniversary of the opening of the theater — one of the nation’s most iconic landmarks. It also […]

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Re-elections for mayor, CD5, CD13

Re-elections for mayor, CD5, CD13

| March 30, 2017 | 0 Comments

None of the 10 challengers, including Windsor Square neighbor Mitchell Schwartz, was able to force Mayor Eric Garcetti into a run-off election. Garcetti received 81 percent of the votes cast in the March election. In Council District 5, incumbent Paul Koretz won with 66 percent of the vote. In adjoining Council District 13, Mitch O’Farrell […]

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Council okays historic zone for Miracle Mile

Council okays historic zone for Miracle Mile

| March 30, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Los Angeles City Council considered its 35th Historic Preservation Overlay Zone (HPOZ) for the Miracle Mile area south of Wilshire Boulevard after the Chronicle went to press. Council consideration followed three years of money spent, city hearings, and community outreach — from neighbor to neighbor and also from Councilmembers Tom LaBonge and David Ryu. […]

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Community Comment

Community Comment

| March 2, 2017 | 0 Comments

“Yes” for preservation. “No” for a construction moratorium. For more than a year, this newspaper has covered Michael Weinstein’s AIDS Healthcare Foundation proposal to stop construction of the building across from the foundation’s own high-rise offices on Sunset Blvd., and, in so doing, stop construction near subway stations and many other parts of Los Angeles […]

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Sneak peek at Marciano museum

Sneak peek at Marciano museum

| March 2, 2017 | 0 Comments

The new owner continues its work on the adaptive reuse of the 1962 Scottish Rite Cathedral building in Windsor Square. The building’s future will be as the Marciano Art Foundation, a private art museum of brothers Maurice and Paul Marciano. Three years of construction are reaching the final phase, and the Foundation has just announced […]

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Urban oasis offers walkability, quality of life in the Mile

Urban oasis offers walkability, quality of life in the Mile

| March 2, 2017 | 0 Comments

People living in and near the Miracle Mile include a large percentage of the readers of the Larchmont Chronicle. Many of the most historic and architecturally interesting residential areas of Los Angeles are near the Miracle Mile. And no residential project better typifies living in the Mile than Park La Brea, which borders the Mile […]

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