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A look at some of the real estate options on Wilshire Boulevard

A look at some of the real estate options on Wilshire Boulevard

| July 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

If you’ve passed the corner of Rimpau and Wilshire recently you will have noticed a new development springing up on the northwest side where a vacant lot used to be. This is, in fact, only one of several real estate options new to Wilshire Blvd. So to get an idea of what’s out there, the […]

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Metro is decking as Purple Line extends on Wilshire

Metro is decking as Purple Line extends on Wilshire

| July 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

Decking for the Wilshire / La Brea Purple Line station has been underway since June. Of the scheduled 22 weekends of street closures, 16 weekends remain. There will be no work over Labor Day weekend. At a project update meeting held on July 21 at the Petersen Automotive Museum, Metro officials and contractor representatives described […]

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Real Estate Sales

Real Estate Sales

| July 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

Real Estate Sales* Single family homes 363 S. Las Palmas Ave. 237 S. Hudson Ave. 248 S. Van Ness Ave. 439 S. Orange Dr. 517 N. Gower St. 158 N. Highland Ave. 338 S. Orange Dr. 346 N. Arden Blvd. 449 S. Orange Dr. 435 N. Arden Blvd. 939 S. Highland Ave. 157 N. Citrus […]

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Cisco Kid ‘was a friend of mine,’ and other recollections . . .

Cisco Kid ‘was a friend of mine,’ and other recollections . . .

| July 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

The west side of Raleigh Studios, facing Bronson Avenue between Clinton and Melrose, never fails to fascinate. I walk by it in the early morning and admire its tongue-and-groove construction (though there is some stucco on the section just north of Clinton) and its intriguing fenestration: 31 windows on the upper story and 40 on […]

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Premiere tour showed off natives, drip systems, birds and bees

Premiere tour showed off natives, drip systems, birds and bees

| June 30, 2016 | 0 Comments

Some 20 neighborhood gardens showed off their native plants and colorful butterflies at the premiere Greater Wilshire Neighborhood Council Sustainable Garden Tour on June 26. While some of the landscapes were professionally designed, many of the residents put on their own gloves, sought help from their gardeners and spent funds from the city’s rebate program. […]

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Former Gehry architect brings modern design to Officine Brera in DTLA

Former Gehry architect brings modern design to Officine Brera in DTLA

| June 30, 2016 | 0 Comments

Los Angeles has always had a remarkable approach toward architecture, with examples of Beaux-Arts, Art Deco, Mid-Century Modern and Modern architecture found within its sprawling neighborhoods. And in recent years, well-known architects like Frank Gehry (Walt Disney Concert Hall) and Renzo Piano (Broad Contemporary Art Museum) have continued this tradition with large-scale projects that have […]

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