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Cathedral, Fairfax District and library among winners

Cathedral, Fairfax District and library among winners

| June 27, 2019 | 0 Comments

Congratulations to this year’s recipients of the Los Angeles Conservancy’s 38th annual Preservation Awards. They include a Jewish American historic district, a late 19th-century cathedral and a World War II airplane hangar that has found new life in the 21st century. Vibiana and its former rectory-turned-restaurant, Redbird, won the Conservancy’s highest recognition, the Chair’s Award. […]

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Metro celebrates digging halfway to La Cienega

Metro celebrates digging halfway to La Cienega

| June 27, 2019 | 0 Comments

Hundreds of people, including many families with children, turned up on the lawns of Hancock Park (the county park, not the subdivision) to celebrate the halfway point of construction for the first phase of the Purple Line subway extension from Western Avenue to La Cienega Blvd. Community leaders from Miracle Mile and Sycamore Square, as […]

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Real Estate Sales for May

Real Estate Sales for May

| June 27, 2019 | 0 Comments

Single-family homes 206 S. Rimpau Blvd. 340 N. June St. 431 N. McCadden Pl. 615 Seward St. 310 S. Irving Blvd. 423 S. Orange Dr. 446 N. Mansfield Ave. 328 S. Citrus Ave. 4717 Wilshire Blvd. 916 S. Victoria Ave. 554 N. Arden Blvd. 616 N. Highland Ave. 4618 W. 6th St. 951 Keniston Ave. […]

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On Books and Places: John Ruskin continues to inspire and promote on his 200th birthday

On Books and Places: John Ruskin continues to inspire and promote on his 200th birthday

| June 27, 2019 | 0 Comments

Walk through Windsor Village, and you can’t help but notice the lovely revival house on Plymouth Blvd. and 8th St. For nearly a century that property (Historic Cultural Monument #639) was home to the Ruskin Art Club. Like The Ebell, the Ruskin was founded by women in Los Angeles who cared about numerous matters that […]

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Retail building on Larchmont sold

Retail building on Larchmont sold

| May 30, 2019 | 0 Comments

A retail building on the corner of Larchmont Boulevard and Melrose Avenue recently was sold to real estate investment and development company MCAP Partners for $6.3 million. The building was home to several long-time Larchmont businesses, including Ampersand Boutique, Artworks Studios and Floret Floral Design. According to MCAP Partners Executive Vice President Alexander Massachi, the […]

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WS-HPHS gathered at H.W. O’Melveny house in May

WS-HPHS gathered at H.W. O’Melveny house in May

| May 30, 2019 | 0 Comments

The H.W. O’Melveny house was the Windsor Square-Hancock Park Historical Society (WS-HPHS) venue for a talk by David Silverman May 19. Advertised as “An Afternoon on Architecture,” WS-HPHS president Richard Battaglia and his committee arranged for Silverman of LA House Histories to describe for members and guests the story of pioneer lawyer H.W. O’Melveny’s house, […]

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