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Reaction to demolition is vitriolic

Reaction to demolition is vitriolic

| December 4, 2019 | 0 Comments

The reaction throughout Los Angeles to the sudden Oct. 23 demolition of the historic Tudor home located since 1927 at 361 N. Citrus Ave., at Oakwood Ave. just west of Hancock Park, has been tremendous — and often vitriolic. The Larchmont Chronicle has received letters and online comments, some of which are in this issue, […]

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Historic Citrus Ave. house quickly demolished

Historic Citrus Ave. house quickly demolished

| October 31, 2019 | 11 Comments

Neighbors on Citrus Avenue, just west of Hancock Park, were shocked on Oct. 23 when the historic 1927 home at 361 N. Citrus Ave., at the southwest corner of Oakwood Ave., was summarily demolished in one day, after no effective advance notice. Especially shocked was the couple that sold the house on September 18. As […]

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Music Center Plaza reopens with flair, fanfare

Music Center Plaza reopens with flair, fanfare

| October 3, 2019 | 1 Comment

An Indian chief joined civic leaders at a lavish four-day unveiling of The Music Center “Plaza for All.” The event also included cumbia dancing until midnight with Dance DTLA, a sing-along with the Los Angeles Master Chorale and a Dodgers baseball away game shown live on LED screens. The party, held over Labor Day weekend, […]

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Three teams compete to redesign  La Brea Tar Pits, Hancock Park

Three teams compete to redesign La Brea Tar Pits, Hancock Park

| October 3, 2019 | 0 Comments

Officials at the Natural History Museums of Los Angeles County (NHM) are evaluating three design teams — one from Denmark and two from New York City — to advise NHM in coming years on creating and implementing a master plan to update the La Brea Tar Pits & Museum and the surrounding Hancock Park. As […]

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Beverly Fairfax, Wilshire Vista and Sacramento

Beverly Fairfax, Wilshire Vista and Sacramento

| August 29, 2019 | 0 Comments

A festive gathering of local residents took place Aug. 11 to watch Fifth District City Councilman Paul Koretz ceremoniously unveil one of the new street signs marking the inclusion — on the U.S. Department of the Interior’s National Register of Historic Places — of the “Beverly Fairfax Historic District.” The designation last year marked the […]

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Brooksiders gathered for food, fun

Brooksiders gathered for food, fun

| August 1, 2019 | 0 Comments

Muirfield Road, closed for one block on June 23, was the setting for this year’s Brookside Block Party — the 40th annual edition of the fun-filled event for families. Councilman David Ryu stopped by, as did Hubertus Cox and his wife Jeanette. Cox is a senior environmental engineer with the city’s Watershed Protection Division. He […]

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