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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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Real Estate Sales

Real Estate Sales

| June 30, 2016 | 0 Comments

Real Estate Sales* Single family homes 465 N. June St. 500 N. Cahuenga Blvd. 635 S. Mansfield Ave. 464 S. Citrus Ave. 456 N. McCadden Pl. 500 N. Gower St. 506 S. Norton Ave. 135 N. Beachwood Dr. 630 N. Las Palmas Ave. 809 S. Mullen Ave. 215 N. Plymouth Blvd. 628 N. Highland Ave. […]

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Homeowner irritated by increase in ‘pushy’ Realtors

Homeowner irritated by increase in ‘pushy’ Realtors

| June 30, 2016 | 0 Comments

A long-time Windsor Square resident contacted the Chronicle in June concerned by an increase in “pushy” Realtors in his neighborhood. “It starts with postcards and introduction letters sent in the mail, then business cards dropped in the mailbox and now more recently a constant barrage of agents ringing the doorbell to solicit sales — four […]

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Real Estate Sales

Real Estate Sales

| June 2, 2016 | 0 Comments

Real Estate Sales* Single family homes 234 S. Muirfield Rd. 647 S. June St. 148 S. Las Palmas Ave. 460 S. Las Palmas Ave. 437 N. McCadden Pl. 536 N. Arden Blvd. 622 S. Sycamore Ave. 150 N. Gower St. 617 S. Plymouth Blvd. 514 N. Las Palmas Ave. 316 S. Van Ness Ave. 612 […]

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Victorian home of pioneer Van Nuys ‘moved’ to Lorraine Blvd.

Victorian home of pioneer Van Nuys ‘moved’ to Lorraine Blvd.

| June 2, 2016 | 0 Comments

For many years, the son of Isaac Newton Van Nuys called Windsor Square home. J. Benton Van Nuys and his wife, Emily, briefly lived in a Victorian home built in 1890 by his father on the north side of Sixth Street, west of the site of today’s Good Samaritan Hospital. Benton’s widowed mother had concluded […]

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