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Opening date moved to the fall for the Academy Museum

Opening date moved to the fall for the Academy Museum

| December 31, 2020 | 0 Comments

If you’re anticipating a visit to see the Bruce the Shark exhibit from the movie “Jaws” hanging over the escalators at the new Academy Museum, 6067 Wilshire Blvd., you will have to wait a little while longer. The opening date has been pushed back to Sept. 30. Originally scheduled to open last month, the opening […]

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A quick trip through Los Angeles history with Wayne Ratkovich, Part II

A quick trip through Los Angeles history with Wayne Ratkovich, Part II

| December 31, 2020 | 0 Comments

Last month, the Larchmont Chronicle featured the first half of a talk that Windsor Square resident, and “famous real estate developer,” Wayne Ratkovich presented to the Auxiliary of the Hospital of the Good Samaritan in the spring of last year. Also last month, Wayne received another accolade, being honored on December 8 by the USC […]

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Real Estate Sales

| December 31, 2020 | 0 Comments

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National Trust adds Ebell to list of places where women made history

National Trust adds Ebell to list of places where women made history

| December 31, 2020 | 0 Comments

In honor of the 100th anniversary of the passage of the 19th amendment, which granted women the right to vote, the National Trust for Historic Preservation’s Saving Places division announced in January 2020 a crowdsourcing campaign to find 1,000 places across America where women made history. The response to collecting these largely forgotten or undervalued […]

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Hugh Wilton remembers ‘the jungle’

Hugh Wilton remembers ‘the jungle’

| December 2, 2020 | 0 Comments

Hugh Wilton was five years old when his family moved across the street from the Wood family compound, the present-day Harold A. Henry Park in Windsor Village. (See Oct. 2020 Larchmont Chronicle story in Section 2, Page 8.) Wilton remembers playing with neighborhood kids in what they called “the jungle,” an overgrown area that was […]

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Home at 361 N. Citrus Ave., one year later

Home at 361 N. Citrus Ave., one year later

| December 2, 2020 | 0 Comments

The reaction throughout Los Angeles to the sudden demolition last year of an historic 1927 Tudor-style home at 361 N. Citrus Ave., on the southwest corner of Oakwood Ave., was like a roar of outrage that echoed everywhere. Tinyurl.com/y2j8s5xq is just one example. There are nearly 100 other online references to the destruction of the […]

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