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Real Estate Sales for September 2014

Real Estate Sales for September 2014

| October 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

Real Estate Sales* Single family homes 501 S. Plymouth Blvd. 117 S. Las Palmas Ave. 519 S. Arden Blvd. 232 S. Van Ness Ave. 464 S. Highland Ave. 126 N. Norton Ave. 221 S. St. Andrews Pl. 911 S. Victoria Ave. 215 N. Gower St. 621 N. McCadden Pl. 301 N. Highland Ave. 845 S. […]

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Drought tolerant idea: waterless dry stream bed

Drought tolerant idea: waterless dry stream bed

| October 30, 2014 | 1 Comment

It appears, the heavens closed up the watering hole without announcing “last call” to all the thirsty California patrons. Angelenos have been asked to cut back another 20 percent on water usage…take that roses, hydrangeas and grass. We’re cutting you off! Xeriscaping (as close to zero watering as you can get) is the new native […]

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Robby O’Donnell and Wilshire Park home win HPOZ awards

Robby O’Donnell and Wilshire Park home win HPOZ awards

| October 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

Two Wilshire Park entries were among winners of the city’s 2014 Office of Historic Resources Historic Preservation Overlay Zone awards. Robby O’Donnell, Bronson Ave., the only person among the honorees, won for being instrumental in placing Boulevard Heights on the National Register of Historic Places in 2012. “I’m sure she was selected because of her […]

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Trailblazer Mary Caswell leaves legacy at Marlborough School

Trailblazer Mary Caswell leaves legacy at Marlborough School

| October 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

This October, Marlborough, the oldest independent girls’ school in Southern California, celebrates its 125th anniversary. Currently nestled right here in our own Hancock Park backyard, it took the vision of an orphaned, widowed woman to bring it to life. Mary Caswell was born in Paris, Me., in 1850, and was educated at private schools throughout […]

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Real Estate Sales for August 2014

Real Estate Sales for August 2014

| September 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

Real Estate Sales* Single family homes 501 S. Plymouth Blvd. 125 Fremont Pl. 624 S. Arden Blvd. 110 N. Rossmore Ave. 171 S. McCadden Pl. 152 S. Van Ness Ave. 538 N. Citrus Ave. 220 N. Van Ness Ave. 604 S. Arden Blvd. 514 N. McCadden Pl. 522 N. Plymouth Blvd. 136 N. Beachwood Dr. […]

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La Brea-Hancock urges added security for Avalon Bay park

| September 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

Recent drug arrests in a park behind Avalon Bay apartments at 5115 Wilshire Blvd. has La Brea-Hancock residents concerned. The space has become a site for criminal activity and homeless occupants. The park is owned by Avalon Bay. When it opened its multi-story apartment building in 2007, the developer promised to help provide security for […]

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