Tag: City of Los Angeles Historic-Cultural Monument

Boxing bouts and murderous mothers: tales from an historic Irving Boulevard home

Boxing bouts and murderous mothers: tales from an historic Irving Boulevard home

| September 30, 2020 | 0 Comments

Across the street from Getty House in Windsor Square is a home at 620 S. Irving Blvd. with a history and notoriety so rich that, in 1996, the home was designated City of Los Angeles Historic-Cultural Landmark No. 628. “The Jack Doyle House,” as it was named for its first owner, was built in 1919 […]

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McAvoy on Preservation: Designation deadline nears for pre-eminent Los Angeles building

McAvoy on Preservation: Designation deadline nears for pre-eminent Los Angeles building

| August 30, 2018 | 2 Comments

We use the term “iconic” a great deal. It usually means something that stands out, a “cut above,” something almost everyone recognizes. Landmarks are often iconic by virtue of their style of architecture, a quality that allows instant recognition. City Hall. Walt Disney Concert Hall. The Chinese Theater. The historic preservation movement in Los Angeles […]

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