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McAvoy on Preservation: Which Way SurveyLA? Staggering statistics tell the story

McAvoy on Preservation: Which Way SurveyLA? Staggering statistics tell the story

| January 26, 2017 | 0 Comments

Many of you may remember a groundbreaking initiative begun almost a decade ago when the J. Paul Getty Trust partnered with the City of Los Angeles to create the city’s first-ever citywide inventory of historic places. That effort, known as SurveyLA, has completed its field survey efforts and is wrapping up the data analysis that […]

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Quigg bankruptcy saga continues in area neighborhoods

Quigg bankruptcy saga continues in area neighborhoods

| January 26, 2017 | 0 Comments

Rudy and Myrna Gintel grieved when their dog Louie died from a rare affliction — fungal meningitis. The Gintels became alarmed when they learned Louie’s death was attributed to exposure to spores, the kind that allegedly thrive in a construction site, like the one next door. “We’re heartbroken about the dog, but our concern is […]

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GOING, GOING, GONE…

GOING, GOING, GONE…

| December 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

Larchmont Chronicle’s former office, for 40 years, was a bungalow at 542 1/2 N. Larchmont Blvd. The building, top, was demolished last month, center and bottom photos. The property’s new owner, Alan Sartirana, is CEO and founder of Anthemic Agency and Flood Magazine. The 54-year old Chronicle moved to 606 N. Larchmont Blvd. in September […]

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Van Ness project moves forward

Van Ness project moves forward

| December 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Park Mile Design Review Board on Dec. 22 voted to recommend to the city planning director that he approve the proposed 12-unit townhouse condominium project on Van Ness Ave., between Sixth St. and Wilshire Blvd. The project is being developed by Michael Winter at the site of the long-derelict house and parking lots at […]

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Real Estate Sales

Real Estate Sales

| December 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

Real Estate Sales* Single-family homes 357 Lorraine Blvd. 105 N. Rossmore Ave. 501 S. Rossmore Ave. 239 S. Van Ness Ave. 209 S. Wilton Pl. 112 S. Highland Ave. 116 S. Larchmont Blvd. 103 N. Norton Ave. 317 N. Gower St. 141 S. Citrus Ave. 649 S. Citrus Ave. 343 N. Citrus Ave. 228 S. […]

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Places have power; historical ones ground us

Places have power; historical ones ground us

| December 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

Hello, again! It’s been a little over a decade since this column was last published, and I was thrilled to be asked to share my thoughts on preservation with you. Time has marched on, but the cause of preserving our neighborhoods and landmarks is still a relevant topic throughout Los Angeles today. Larchmont Chronicle publisher John […]

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