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Residents fear relocation from historic Rossmore apartment building

Residents fear relocation from historic Rossmore apartment building

| March 4, 2020 | 2 Comments

More than 30 residents were in attendance for the Feb. 25 Greater Wilshire Neighborhood Council’s monthly Land Use Committee (LUC) meeting to discuss plans to renovate an apartment building at 410 N. Rossmore Ave. Residents say the building’s new owner, Atlanta-based Domos Coliving, intends to convert the rent-controlled apartments into coliving units. Domos co-founder Daniel […]

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Police storm Larchmont area pot shop, close street

Police storm Larchmont area pot shop, close street

| March 4, 2020 | 0 Comments

Guns drawn, police surrounded a local cannabis business Feb. 23 around 4 p.m. demanding that the inhabitants “come out with your hands up” while at least seven parked police cars shut down traffic on Melrose Avenue. When patrons and employees failed to heed police demands, officers stormed “Melrose Place 25 Cap,” located at 5635 Melrose […]

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11-story tower proposed on N. Rossmore Avenue

11-story tower proposed on N. Rossmore Avenue

| January 29, 2020 | 1 Comment

Co-living units aren’t the only change maybe coming to Rossmore Avenue. Construction is expected to start this spring on a twisting, 11-story, mid-rise apartment building. Located at 617 N. Rossmore Ave., plans for the 120-foot-tall modern residential tower in Hancock Park include razing an existing two-story structure to make way for the new building with […]

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Developer buys building with history of design changes

Developer buys building with history of design changes

| January 29, 2020 | 1 Comment

Residents of a rent-controlled apartment building in Hancock Park say they are worried about plans from the building’s new owner to evict them while the structure undergoes expansion and seismic upgrades, converting apartments into “co-living” units. The building has a long history of development twists and turns. Located at 410 N. Rossmore Ave., the five-story […]

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City clarifies reasons for relocation of tree wells

City clarifies reasons for relocation of tree wells

| December 4, 2019 | 0 Comments

In the November 2019 issue, the Larchmont Chronicle reported on the loss of two healthy and mature ficus trees, as well as the relocation of their tree wells, once located in front of the Rite Aid store’s sign on Larchmont Boulevard. The story resonated with residents and policymakers alike. “Your article about the placement of […]

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New leadership at Wilshire Division police station

New leadership at Wilshire Division police station

| October 31, 2019 | 0 Comments

There’s a new commanding officer at the Los Angeles Police Department’s (LAPD) Wilshire Division station. Capt. Timothy Nordquist — who succeeded Capt. Anthony Oddo in May — brings with him nearly three decades of experience in public service. Last month, Nordquist invited the Chronicle to the Wilshire station to chat about crime in the community. […]

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