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Retail building on Larchmont sold

Retail building on Larchmont sold

| May 30, 2019 | 0 Comments

A retail building on the corner of Larchmont Boulevard and Melrose Avenue recently was sold to real estate investment and development company MCAP Partners for $6.3 million. The building was home to several long-time Larchmont businesses, including Ampersand Boutique, Artworks Studios and Floret Floral Design. According to MCAP Partners Executive Vice President Alexander Massachi, the […]

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WS-HPHS gathered at H.W. O’Melveny house in May

WS-HPHS gathered at H.W. O’Melveny house in May

| May 30, 2019 | 0 Comments

The H.W. O’Melveny house was the Windsor Square-Hancock Park Historical Society (WS-HPHS) venue for a talk by David Silverman May 19. Advertised as “An Afternoon on Architecture,” WS-HPHS president Richard Battaglia and his committee arranged for Silverman of LA House Histories to describe for members and guests the story of pioneer lawyer H.W. O’Melveny’s house, […]

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Real Estate Sales

Real Estate Sales

| May 30, 2019 | 0 Comments

Single-family homes 72 Fremont Pl. 130 S. June St. 161 N. June St. 953 S. Longwood Ave. 722 S. Muirfield Rd. 621 N. McCadden Pl. 262 S. Irving Blvd. 107 S. Citrus Ave. 533 N. Arden Blvd. 838 S. Mullen Ave. 330 N. Lucerne Blvd. 544 Lillian Way 145 N. Arden Blvd. 107 N. Lucerne […]

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Stunning plans for former tire company on La Brea

Stunning plans for former tire company on La Brea

| May 30, 2019 | 0 Comments

A “Market Hall”-style microbrewery and three restaurants in the historic Firestone Tire and Rubber Co. are on tap to open in the first quarter of 2020, developer Brad Conroy of Conroy Commercial told us. “We’re happy it’s getting going,” he said of the project at the corner of Eighth Street and La Brea Avenue. The […]

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Linoleum City — 66-plus years on legendary Route 66

Linoleum City — 66-plus years on legendary Route 66

| May 2, 2019 | 0 Comments

Known for having the largest selection of floor coverings in the country, Linoleum City (4849 Santa Monica Blvd.) has covered it all. From movie sets and game shows to family households — they’ve even provided the Academy Awards with its famous red carpet in the past! Established by Bill Stifter in 1948 at 5606 Santa […]

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Visit a real 1908 mover and shaker at WS-HPHS event May 19

Visit a real 1908 mover and shaker at WS-HPHS event May 19

| May 2, 2019 | 0 Comments

David Silverman of LA House Histories will give a presentation on Sun., May 19 from 2 to 5 p.m. at the O’Melveny House, 501 S. Plymouth Blvd.  Designed by Sumner Hunt in 1908 and built at the corner of New Hampshire Ave. and Wilshire Blvd., the home was moved in 1930 to its current location. […]

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