Tag: Chevalier’s Books

Elizabeth ‘Liz’ Newstat, Chevalier’s manager, 72

Elizabeth ‘Liz’ Newstat, Chevalier’s manager, 72

| December 31, 2020 | 0 Comments

Elizabeth “Liz” Clare Newstat, Hancock Park, passed away last month. She was 72. A long time employee and manager at Chevalier’s Books on Larchmont Boulevard, Newstat was considered the local aficionado on all things literary. Some of her work included selecting books for Chevalier’s, meeting with publishers and planning author events, as well as the […]

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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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Insider Jane Gilman makes rounds for book ‘Inside Hancock Park’

Insider Jane Gilman makes rounds for book ‘Inside Hancock Park’

| December 2, 2020 | 1 Comment

Buy an autographed copy of “Inside Hancock Park” by Jane Gilman and hear her speak on the history of the neighborhood at a Zoom talk through the Windsor Square-Hancock Park Historical Society Wed., Dec. 16 at 7 p.m. Tickets are $30 for a copy of the autographed book and the presentation, or pay $10 for […]

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Lipson owner-tenant relationship frays as construction kicks off

Lipson owner-tenant relationship frays as construction kicks off

| October 28, 2020 | 0 Comments

Tension between tenants of Larchmont’s historic Lipson Building and its new owner Christina Development came to a head after a block of parking spaces facing the property was reserved in October for construction. “COVID has made our lives difficult enough without losing parking spots as well as visibility,” said Edie Frère, owner of Landis Gifts […]

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Larchmont stores struggle, seek help from community

Larchmont stores struggle, seek help from community

| October 28, 2020 | 0 Comments

As pandemic-related pain continues for many small businesses, several beloved shops on Larchmont Boulevard have reached out to the community to share their struggles. Here’s what Chevalier’s Books, Village Pizzeria and YogaWorks are saying. Chevalier’s Books Supporters of Chevalier’s Books, the oldest independent bookstore in Los Angeles, received an Oct. 5 email asking for their […]

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