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Thoroughly modern and a bit of Art Deco at these complexes

Thoroughly modern and a bit of Art Deco at these complexes

| April 26, 2018 | 0 Comments

Urban living has never been better with several choices in the offing on famed Wilshire Boulevard. Desmond at Wilshire offers an oasis in the bustling city. The new seven-story building has modern touches throughout yet evokes its Art Deco past. It is located behind the legendary 1929 Desmond’s Tower, at 5520 Wilshire. The 175 studio, […]

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Downtown Women’s Center celebrates its 40th; Russell marks 15th year at the site

Downtown Women’s Center celebrates its 40th; Russell marks 15th year at the site

| April 26, 2018 | 1 Comment

Celebrating its 40th year, the Downtown Women’s Center (DWC), at 442 S. San Pedro St., is poised to move beyond Skid Row to greater Los Angeles County to meet the growing need for its services and woman-centered approach to ending homelessness. “Women’s homelessness has steadily increased in Los Angeles, particularly outside of the traditional downtown […]

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Charlotte Lipson properties for sale; Boulevard in jeopardy?

Charlotte Lipson properties for sale; Boulevard in jeopardy?

| April 26, 2018 | 0 Comments

Small-town Larchmont Boulevard as we’ve known it for years and years may be in jeopardy. The estate of the late Charlotte La Bonte Lipson is selling the late landlord’s building at 124 to 148 N. Larchmont, home to a dozen-plus shops, including Chevalier’s Books, Landis Stationery, salons and boutiques. The asking price is $23 million, […]

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Local gardens: Garden Conservancy is on tour May 6

Local gardens: Garden Conservancy is on tour May 6

| April 26, 2018 | 0 Comments

The 2018 Garden Conservancy “Los Angeles Open Day” tour returns to Hancock Park and Windsor Square and adds Fremont Place to its itinerary on Sun., May 6. The tour will cover seven gardens in the neighborhood, including Marlborough School and an Italianate villa in Windsor Square. The Arden garden, last seen on the tour in […]

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Nominations accepted for drought-tolerant garden tour

Nominations accepted for drought-tolerant garden tour

| April 26, 2018 | 0 Comments

Gardens in Brookside, Sycamore Square, Wilshire Park and possibly Fremont Place will be on the Greater Wilshire Neighborhood Council Drought-Tolerant Garden Tour Sat., June 2 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. commencing at Los Angeles High Library Memorial Park, 4625 W. Olympic Blvd. (in front of Memorial Branch Library). Attendees of the second annual event […]

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Boulevard real estate office action

Boulevard real estate office action

| April 26, 2018 | 0 Comments

Business is bustling, as is usual in the real estate market this time of year. Larchmont is no exception, and it will soon count three big brokerages on the Boulevard. The newest, Pacific Union International, has yet to open (a summer debut is planned), but design plans are well underway on the expansive second floor at […]

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