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Students stayed home in the spring, but there’s hope for the fall

Students stayed home in the spring, but there’s hope for the fall

| June 3, 2021 | 0 Comments

Classrooms (mostly) opened, but the students stayed away. That’s the dismal reality facing many local schools, according to the “Los Angeles Times,” which found last month that only seven percent of high school students and about 30 percent of elementary school children had returned to a Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) campus. LAUSD Superintendent […]

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GWNC Land Use considers historic Rossmore apartment project

GWNC Land Use considers historic Rossmore apartment project

| June 3, 2021 | 0 Comments

Representatives from Atlanta-based developer Domos Coliving returned to the Greater Wilshire Neighborhood Council’s (GWNC) Land Use Committee last month to present more detailed plans to renovate an apartment building at 410 N. Rossmore Ave. Domos had previously agreed to return at the committee’s request to allow for the project’s architect, Lorcan O’Herlihy, to present his […]

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Local graduates reveal their choices for universities

Local graduates reveal their choices for universities

| June 3, 2021 | 0 Comments

Leaving lockdown for an active campus life New Covenant Academy student Rebecca Han has lived her entire life in the area, first in Hancock Park and now Larchmont. When asked about her senior year, Han says that she would describe her feelings in one word: “ambivalent.” On the one hand, Han says she didn’t mind […]

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New parkway trees planted thanks to resident volunteers

New parkway trees planted thanks to resident volunteers

| June 3, 2021 | 0 Comments

The Larchmont Trees Project was busy last month getting 16 new parkway trees planted in the neighborhood. Larchmont resident Haines Wilkerson, the group’s coordinator, told the Chronicle that, during the pandemic, he had the necessary free time to reorganize the group of volunteers: “We got the band back together again!” Months of planning came to […]

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Townhomes by top architects ready for sale

Townhomes by top architects ready for sale

| April 29, 2021 | 0 Comments

Located at 610 S. Van Ness Ave., Windsor Row intersects the bustling and hip Korea-town neighborhood with the leafy residential streets of Windsor Square and nearby Hancock Park. Replacing a run-down house and crumbling parking lot full of abandoned vehicles, the new townhouse project is made up of two facing contemporary four-story structures designed with […]

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1920s Victorian house gets facelift from local architect

1920s Victorian house gets facelift from local architect

| April 29, 2021 | 0 Comments

The final touches of a major restoration project are being made this month on a 1920s Victorian-style house on Larchmont Boulevard by Studio AR&D Architects. For the past year, Sean Lockyer, the principal and lead architect for Studio AR&D, has been working to restore the old house, at 424 N. Larchmont Blvd., from the ground […]

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