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Repurposed fuel station example of preservation

Repurposed fuel station example of preservation

| March 1, 2018 | 0 Comments

  The Los Angeles Conservancy has announced its annual Preservation Awards recipients for 2018, recognizing outstanding achievement in preservation of Los Angeles County’s architectural heritage. One winner is very local. Gas station to fuel station Noted as a prime example of car culture by the Conservancy, the Streamline Moderne-style Gilmore service station at Willoughby and […]

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What’s changed in Southern California since the last century? Everything.

What’s changed in Southern California since the last century? Everything.

| March 1, 2018 | 0 Comments

Look deeply into this landscape image. You might well think it is a dreamscape of Eden, or, perhaps, a fantasia of Devon. The original was painted by an English watercolor landscape painter and illustrator, Sutton Palmer (1854-1933). The painting is Palmer’s painting of the verdant, gentle landscape of Glendale, California, around 1913. It is one […]

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Home Ground: ‘Walter Hopps Hopps Hopps’ and the making of L.A.’s contemporary art scene

Home Ground: ‘Walter Hopps Hopps Hopps’ and the making of L.A.’s contemporary art scene

| January 25, 2018 | 0 Comments

Three point six miles separate Larchmont Boulevard and 736 La Cienega Blvd. My computer computes that this trip along Melrose Ave. would take, I suppose in some alternate universe, 15 minutes. In 1957, when the artist Ed Kienholz found “a big barnlike artist’s studio with high ceilings and whitewashed walls, in the back half of […]

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McAvoy on Preservation: SurveyLA heralds achievements of African Americans

McAvoy on Preservation: SurveyLA heralds achievements of African Americans

| January 25, 2018 | 0 Comments

February is Black History Month, a time to celebrate the achievements of African Americans and their contributions to our community. The physical history of African Americans in Los Angeles is chronicled in the places where people lived, worked, worshipped and fought for civil rights and made notable cultural achievements. Late last year, the City Planning Department’s […]

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Real Estate Sales

Real Estate Sales

| January 25, 2018 | 0 Comments

Real Estate Sales Single-family homes 115 N. Rossmore Ave. 274 S. Muirfield St. 201 Lorraine Blvd. 611 N. Cherokee Ave. 223 S. Plymouth Blvd. 238 S. Lucerne Blvd. 100 N. Lucerne Blvd. 269 S. Lucerne Blvd. 230 S. Larchmont Blvd. 101 N. Gower St. 146 N. Windsor Blvd. 849 S. Citrus Ave. 232 N. Windsor […]

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Scottish Rite leader visits Marciano Art Foundation

Scottish Rite leader visits Marciano Art Foundation

| January 25, 2018 | 0 Comments

R. Stephen Doan remains one of the most active Masons in California, if not the nation. A Southern California lawyer, Doan has been active in the movement since he was 14. A holder of the 33rd degree in the Scottish Rite, one of Doan’s many past leadership roles included overseeing the Scottish Rite Cathedral on […]

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