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Television City

Television City

| April 1, 2021 | 0 Comments

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Digital billboard ordinance on a ‘dangerous’ path back to PLUM

Digital billboard ordinance on a ‘dangerous’ path back to PLUM

| April 1, 2021 | 0 Comments

Revisions to billboard and other signage law in Los Angeles are on a dangerous path if you ask Patrick Frank, president of Scenic Los Angeles. His group recently declared victory after the City Planning Commission approved a citywide sign ordinance, Version B-Plus, which would restrict new digital billboards to Regional Commercial Centers, such as the […]

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Creative office building planned in Media District, on Melrose

Creative office building planned in Media District, on Melrose

| April 1, 2021 | 0 Comments

A five-story creative office building targeted to media companies and designed with an open space, post-pandemic perspective, is planned at the northwest corner of Melrose Avenue and Seward Street. Floor-to-ceiling windows, an open stairwell and ample outside spaces are among features of the project by developer Bardas Investment Group. Plans include 68,000 square feet of […]

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Academy Museum rolls out virtual carpet

Academy Museum rolls out virtual carpet

| April 1, 2021 | 0 Comments

While the Academy Museum nears its in-person opening, coming this fall on September 30, a star-studded virtual presentation of the space took place last month. Museum director and president Bill Kramer was joined by a host of Oscar winners during the 45-minute pre-recorded video tour for the media. Almost a century in the making, when […]

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Raccoon makes a rare aggressive visit near Wilton and Seventh

Raccoon makes a rare aggressive visit near Wilton and Seventh

| March 4, 2021 | 1 Comment

Mary Taylor and her dog were out for a walk on a recent Sunday evening in her neighborhood, at Seventh Street and Wilton Place, when a raccoon came from out of seemingly nowhere and attacked them. Taylor was standing near her neighbors’ succulent garden when she saw her dog’s ears perk up. She heard rustling […]

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Development in the Mile is really high — sky high!

Development in the Mile is really high — sky high!

| March 4, 2021 | 0 Comments

The sky’s, well, the limit for four mixed-use projects in various stages of development in the Miracle Mile area. The tallest among them is the Mirabel Residences, 5411 Wilshire Blvd., which will stand a formidable 42 stories. “It’s tall,” admits the developer and owner of the property, Walter Marks III. But, he adds, the 348-unit apartment building with 39 affordable units will be innovative. And, he hopes, […]

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