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Spring brings hope to the Boulevard

Spring brings hope to the Boulevard

| March 4, 2021 | 0 Comments

With spring’s arrival this month, Larchmont Village is eager to leave the worst of the pandemic behind with new historic photo posters displayed in storefronts, new shops to open, and the return of outdoor dining. Not to mention Village Heights is celebrating its 15th anniversary on Larchmont! Here’s what’s happening on the Boulevard. Sidewalk Sale cancelled For the first time in many years, the Larchmont […]

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Master architect Paul R. Williams left a local legacy

Master architect Paul R. Williams left a local legacy

| January 28, 2021 | 0 Comments

As we celebrate the triumphs and struggles of African American History this month, there is perhaps no local example that highlights such achievements better than the residential designs of architect Paul R. Williams. In his six-decade career, Williams worked on more than 3,000 projects that ranged from modest homes to extravagant mansions commissioned for the […]

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More change to Larchmont in New Year

More change to Larchmont in New Year

| January 28, 2021 | 0 Comments

It’s anything but business as usual on Larchmont Boulevard, where a number of storefronts are struggling with landlord and pandemic related issues. A few of the former tenants from the Lipson Building, which is now under construction — like Chevalier’s Books and Landis Stationery — have found new homes, while other longtime businesses on Larchmont […]

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Raman and Ridley-Thomas sworn in

Raman and Ridley-Thomas sworn in

| December 31, 2020 | 0 Comments

New City Councilmembers Nithya Raman and Mark Ridley-Thomas, elected in November, took office last month. Raman was sworn in to her new job representing Council District Four at a Dec. 15 ceremony where she announced her first two motions before City Council. Both proposals are aimed at addressing homelessness, a key campaign priority for Raman.  […]

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Chevalier’s and other Lipson Building tenants transition to their new reality

Chevalier’s and other Lipson Building tenants transition to their new reality

| December 31, 2020 | 0 Comments

Longtime tenants of the Lipson Building on Larchmont Boulevard had until midnight Dec. 31 to vacate the 17,000-square-foot property located at 124-148 N. Larchmont Blvd. New owner Malibu-based Christina Development purchased the property in Oct. 2018 for $23.5 million with plans to renovate the existing structure. Some of those tenants have found new locations while […]

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Larchmont Blvd. grapples with multiple matters

Larchmont Blvd. grapples with multiple matters

| December 2, 2020 | 0 Comments

As 2021 approaches, merchants on Larchmont Boulevard continue to defend against challenges. Village Pizzeria Steve Cohen, proprietor of Village Pizzeria for 24 years, told the Chronicle that the existing problems in being a merchant on Larchmont are exacerbated by the new pandemic-related regulations. “With limited staff and the physical, mental and emotional strain this has […]

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