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Brookside neighborhood hosts 38th annual block party

Brookside neighborhood hosts 38th annual block party

| June 29, 2017 | 1 Comment

Brookside residents were set to gather on June 25 on the 800 block of Muirfield Road to enjoy their 38th annual summer block party. The event was to include a barbecue, a bounce house, face painting, pie-eating contests and a live auction featuring items such as passes to the Magic Castle. The party was sponsored […]

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Brookside considers its preservation options

Brookside considers its preservation options

| June 1, 2017 | 0 Comments

Before further pursuing an Historic Preservation Overlay Zone (HPOZ), residents attending the May 18 Brookside Homeowners Association community meeting were asked to consider seeking adoption of one of the city’s new single-family (R1) variation zones. An example cited by city staff was the new R1 Rear-Mass Variation Zone (R1R), at the lowest lot coverage (R1R3), […]

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The historic bridges of Brookside

The historic bridges of Brookside

| April 27, 2017 | 0 Comments

A natural feature of the Mid-Wilshire neighborhood is hidden from view and known to many, but not all. As Brookside neighbor and designer of the “Bridge House” Dan Brunn (see story on Page 15) says, he had bought his first house on Longwood and had been living there for some time before he realized that […]

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Preservation on agenda at Brookside meeting series

Preservation on agenda at Brookside meeting series

| March 3, 2016 | 0 Comments

Brookside residents concerned about preservation and residential development issues in their neighborhood met Feb. 1 to hear about their options. They listened to presentations concerning the city’s Historic Preservation Overlay Zone (HPOZ program), a Baseline Mansionization Ordinance and efforts to tighten it up, and something most in attendance had never heard of before—a CDO, or […]

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Brookside, Sycamore Square seek protection

Brookside, Sycamore Square seek protection

| October 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

Two neighborhoods were given the okay to pursue an Interim Control Ordinance to prevent teardowns of homes in their areas by the city Planning and Land Use Management Committee (PLUM) last month. If approved, Brookside and Sycamore Square would be given the protection most likely this spring, said Tom Rothmann, city planner. A land use […]

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CIM unveils revised plans for Farmers property

CIM unveils revised plans for Farmers property

| July 30, 2015 | 0 Comments

The ballroom at the Ebell Clubhouse set the scene for a community meeting on July 8 where revised plans were unveiled for a new residential development along Wilshire Blvd. between Rimpau and Muirfield. CIM Group—owners of the former Farmers Insurance property—presented its plans at the invitation of the Brookside and Hancock Park homeowners associations, with […]

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