Tag: National Register of Historic Places

Restored ‘Cleopatra’ to premiere for Chinese 90th anniversary

Restored ‘Cleopatra’ to premiere for Chinese 90th anniversary

| March 30, 2017 | 0 Comments

Cecil B. DeMille’s newly restored 1934 film, “Cleopatra,” will premiere Mon., May 1 at The Chinese Theater on Hollywood Blvd. The event — hosted by Hollywood Heritage, the TCL Chinese Theater and Universal Pictures — celebrates the 90th anniversary of the opening of the theater — one of the nation’s most iconic landmarks. It also […]

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Robby O’Donnell and Wilshire Park home win HPOZ awards

Robby O’Donnell and Wilshire Park home win HPOZ awards

| October 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

Two Wilshire Park entries were among winners of the city’s 2014 Office of Historic Resources Historic Preservation Overlay Zone awards. Robby O’Donnell, Bronson Ave., the only person among the honorees, won for being instrumental in placing Boulevard Heights on the National Register of Historic Places in 2012. “I’m sure she was selected because of her […]

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Boulevard Heights named a National Historic Place

Boulevard Heights named a National Historic Place

| November 2, 2012 | 0 Comments

The neighborhood just got another feather in its cap. The Boulevard Heights Historic District was approved by the State Historical Resources Commission, and went up on the National Register of Historic Places website in October. “We’re starting to work on getting signs so people know we actually made it,” said area resident Robby O’Donnell. The […]

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‘Boulevard Heights’ on Bronson nominated for National Register

‘Boulevard Heights’ on Bronson nominated for National Register

| June 28, 2012 | 0 Comments

When Robby O’Donnell took an evening stroll around her home on Bronson Ave., she was amazed to see the “phenomenal” early 20th-century homes that lined the street. Years of neglect had taken their toll on the Craftsman and Mediterranean, Colonial and Tudor Revival style houses. But as of late, new owners were returning them to […]

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