Tag: Los Angeles Conservancy

Tickets going on sale for Last Remaining Seats

Tickets going on sale for Last Remaining Seats

| March 30, 2017 | 0 Comments

Tickets go on sale to the general public Wed., April 5 for the popular Los Angeles Conservancy Last Remaining Seats screenings of classic films in the Broadway Historic Theatre District and other landmark venues. “L.A. Confidential” starts the series Sat., June 3 at 8 pm. at the Orpheum Theatre. The 1997 film-noir crime drama stars […]

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Amended McMansion law has ‘sound foundation’

Amended McMansion law has ‘sound foundation’

| March 30, 2017 | 0 Comments

A new and improved anti-McMansion ordinance passed last month by the City Council will make major improvements in neighborhoods near and far — throughout Los Angeles, according to advocates for the measure. “Great news!” is how the Los Angeles Conservancy called the “final push to curb mansionization and tear downs.” “It was such a grass […]

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A one-year check-up on Burroughs modernization plan

A one-year check-up on Burroughs modernization plan

| January 26, 2017 | 0 Comments

In January of last year, residents met in the auditorium of John Burroughs Middle School to hear an overview of a multi-year modernization project for the school’s historic buildings and campus. One year on, the Chronicle contacted the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) and local stakeholders to find out where the project stands. “We […]

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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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Hancock Park leader Leonard Hill dead at 68

Hancock Park leader Leonard Hill dead at 68

| June 30, 2016 | 1 Comment

The squire of the landmark La Casa de las Campanas (House of the Bells) on N. June St. and a leader in the national movement to protect the zoning of single-family neighborhoods, Leonard F. Hill, died peacefully at his home on June 7. A resident of Hancock Park since 1986, Leonard Hill long had a […]

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Los Angeles: growing up with character, density?

Los Angeles: growing up with character, density?

| April 28, 2016 | 1 Comment

As part of the Larchmont Chronicle’s continuing coverage of a proposed anti-growth ballot initiative that seeks to ban much construction in the City of Los Angeles for two years, the Chronicle is reprinting a thoughtful and relevant article on how the Los Angeles Conservancy is addressing this matter. The article, now edited slightly, first appeared […]

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