Tag: Miracle Mile Residential Association

Academy Museum gets final okay; MMRA readies to sue

Academy Museum gets final okay; MMRA readies to sue

| July 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

A $300-million Academy Museum of Motion Pictures got rave reviews from the City Council June 24. A 13-0 vote paved the way for construction to begin as early as this summer. The Renzo Piano design includes a glass-domed 1,000-seat cinema to rise behind the Art Deco May Co. The building will be restored to its […]

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Small business supporter lives in the best part of LA

Small business supporter lives in the best part of LA

| March 5, 2015 | 1 Comment

When Los Angeles native Montrese Chandler returned from college in New York, she had a clear plan. “After graduating from Howard University in Washington D.C., I went to Parsons School for Design with the intention of pursuing jewelry-making and clothing design full-time. But when I returned to Los Angeles and settled in Marina Del Rey, […]

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New movie museum stars in area drama

New movie museum stars in area drama

| January 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

Premieres, galas and exhibits are expected to draw celebrities, tourists and cars, cars and more cars once the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures opens at 6067 Wilshire Blvd. The impact of the six-story movie museum and “entertainment center“ is not being addressed in a draft Environmental Impact Report on the 208,000 square foot project, said […]

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Residents urged to start preservation process

Residents urged to start preservation process

| January 28, 2015 | 2 Comments

Miracle Mile will be requesting the city for an Historic Preservation Overlay Zone (HPOZ) to protect their 80 and 90-year-old properties from McMansionization. Nearly 65 residents learned the steps necessary to create an HPOZ at a morning meeting sponsored by the Miracle Mile Residential Association on Jan. 10 at Leonardo’s nightclub. Board member Mark Zecca […]

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Miracle Mile meeting set to weigh creating historic zone

Miracle Mile meeting set to weigh creating historic zone

| December 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Miracle Mile boasts many historic landmarks: Art Deco buildings, fossils from the Ice Age, and, more recently residents are gaining a new appreciation of the area’s homes. A meeting to discuss the pros and cons of a Historic Preservation Overlay Zone (HPOZ) will be on Sat., Jan. 10, from 10 a.m. to noon, at […]

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Capt. Eric Davis praised by residents for area outreach

Capt. Eric Davis praised by residents for area outreach

| September 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

A barbecue at the Wilshire Police Station on Thurs., Sept. 18 from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. will give community members a chance to say goodbye to Captain Eric Davis. Davis, who has been Wilshire commanding officer since 2008, will be retiring in October. Noted for his community outreach, Davis has earned the gratitude of […]

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