Tag: Miracle Mile

Urban oasis offers walkability, quality of life in the Mile

Urban oasis offers walkability, quality of life in the Mile

| March 2, 2017 | 0 Comments

People living in and near the Miracle Mile include a large percentage of the readers of the Larchmont Chronicle. Many of the most historic and architecturally interesting residential areas of Los Angeles are near the Miracle Mile. And no residential project better typifies living in the Mile than Park La Brea, which borders the Mile […]

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Cheerful toy shop is a popular destination with loyal following

Cheerful toy shop is a popular destination with loyal following

| March 2, 2017 | 0 Comments

To meet Christine Johnson of Miracle Mile Toys is to sense the kind of warm enthusiasm and commitment to community that is enriching the burgeoning neighborhood. Her cheerful Wilshire Boulevard shop has become a popular destination for families, walkers and cyclists. Originally from the East Coast, Johnson grew up in Maryland and Massachusetts before moving […]

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City planner talks historic preservation with residents

City planner talks historic preservation with residents

| March 2, 2017 | 0 Comments

Local residents filled the Windsor Room of the Wilshire Country Club Feb. 11 to hear Los Angeles principal city planner Ken Bernstein talk on a range of issues from historic preservation to city planning. Taking the podium, Bernstein was quick to point out that Los Angeles is a city with a rich architectural heritage that […]

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Miracle Mile gets HPOZ go-ahead, barely

Miracle Mile gets HPOZ go-ahead, barely

| December 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

After years in the making, the City Planning Commission (CPC) gave Miracle Mile’s proposed Historic Preservation Overlay Zone an okay last month. “Indeed, we are happy that the CPC approved our HPOZ. We are on track to preserve our historic neighborhood,” said Ken Hixon, vice president of the Miracle Mile Residential Association. “Of course,” he […]

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Marat Daukayev Nutcracker set to twirl

Marat Daukayev Nutcracker set to twirl

| October 27, 2016 | 0 Comments

Marat Daukayev School of Ballet begins selling tickets this month for its annual performance of “The Nutcracker” at Luckman Fine Arts Complex, Cal State Los Angeles, 5151 State University Dr. Clara, sometimes also known as Marie or Masha, and her Nutcracker take the stage with the Sugar Plum Fairy and Snowflakes Saturdays Dec. 3 and […]

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Speakers talk on Miracle Mile historic preservation

Speakers talk on Miracle Mile historic preservation

| September 1, 2016 | 0 Comments

The need to prevent McMansionization and to preserve the integrity of residences in the Miracle Mile community was echoed by two-thirds of the speakers at a recent meeting. They favor an Historic Preservation Overlay Zone (HPOZ). The public hearing and workshop on Aug. 20, sponsored by the city’s Office of Historic Resources, drew more than […]

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