Tag: Sycamore Square

New subzone is designed to curb mansionization

New subzone is designed to curb mansionization

| November 2, 2017 | 0 Comments

Temporary zoning measures designed to protect neighborhood character and prevent building of homes too large for their lots are set to expire this summer for both Brookside and Sycamore Square. Council District Four and the City Planning Dept. are holding a public meeting to discuss proposed new R-1 subzones to replace the Interim Control Ordinances […]

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Tour landmarks of Sycamore Square

Tour landmarks of Sycamore Square

| January 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

Sycamore Square often flies under the local radar, much less famous than its adjacent communities of Miracle Mile, Hancock Park and Brookside. A one-hour tour on Sun., Feb. 22 at 2 p.m. will introduce walkers to the neighborhood, which is bordered by Wilshire Blvd., Highland Ave., Olympic Blvd. and La Brea. The recent demolition of […]

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Groundbreaking set for January for The Mansfield

Groundbreaking set for January for The Mansfield

| September 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

A six-story, 138-unit, mixed-use project has been given the okay at City Hall, and neighbors are bracing themselves for more construction in Sycamore Square. The Mansfield, at 5100 Wilshire Blvd., will replace an Art Deco theater built in 1931. Construction is set to begin in January and finish in late 2016, according to the developer’s […]

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Liz Fuller honored by Greater Wilshire Neighborhood Council new awards program

Liz Fuller honored by Greater Wilshire Neighborhood Council new awards program

| March 1, 2013 | 0 Comments

Liz Fuller, Sycamore Square, was honored for her years of service last month when she received the Citizen Recognition Award from the Greater Wilshire Neighborhood Council. A longtime neighborhood advocate, Fuller has been a board member of the neighborhood council the past eight years. She has served as secretary and recently stepped down as treasurer  […]

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