Tag: HPOZ

On Preservation: Historic preservation protects affordable neighborhoods

On Preservation: Historic preservation protects affordable neighborhoods

| April 1, 2020 | 0 Comments

Looking for things to do during the recent coronavirus pandemic lockdown that fell upon the city mid-March, I came upon the Los Angeles Conservancy’s recent study entitled “Preservation Positive Los Angeles.” The study was released at one of the final gatherings of the season, on March 5, at the 1928 Art Deco-style gem, the Trust […]

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On Preservation: Of log cabins and lost heritage in our communities

On Preservation: Of log cabins and lost heritage in our communities

| January 29, 2020 | 1 Comment

In early January, a controversy broke out between the cities of Beverly Hills and West Hollywood over the preservation of one of the unlikeliest monuments. In deciding to cash in on the flurry of development that is taking place up and down the small stretch of Robertson Blvd. in West Hollywood, between Santa Monica and […]

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On Preservation: Tragedy on Citrus tells  of loss of ‘memory,  continuity and identity’

On Preservation: Tragedy on Citrus tells of loss of ‘memory, continuity and identity’

| December 4, 2019 | 0 Comments

Few names in the recent memory of our neighborhood have fallen further into ignominy than that of Reuven Gradon, who through mendacious flattery and lies purchased the Tudor gem of a home formerly located at 361 N. Citrus Avenue and then promptly carried out its demolition. He also made the decision to forego the statutory […]

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JF Chen offers an eclectic perspective on design

JF Chen offers an eclectic perspective on design

| May 2, 2019 | 0 Comments

Windsor Square resident Joel Chen has spent the last four decades building a reputation as one of the best antique and decorative arts dealers in Los Angeles. His eponymously-named business, JF Chen, now boasts a collection of museum-quality art and furniture, spread across nearly 60,000 square feet of gallery space over three locations. For a […]

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Preservation update for Windsor Square: Hearing on May 6

Preservation update for Windsor Square: Hearing on May 6

| May 2, 2019 | 0 Comments

In advance of updating the city’s guidelines for the Windsor Square Historic Preservation Overlay Zone (HPOZ), the first of two open house sessions took place April 29 at Marlborough School. The second open house will be Mon., May 6, at 6 p.m., also at Marlborough School, 250 N. Rossmore Ave. Following the open house, the […]

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Zombies, rides at Haunt in Wilshire Park

Zombies, rides at Haunt in Wilshire Park

| September 27, 2018 | 0 Comments

Wilshire Park Association is throwing a Halloween bash Sat., Oct. 27, from 4 to 8:30 p.m. on Bronson Avenue between Wilshire Boulevard and Eighth Street. “This is our ninth year, and the event has morphed from a simple front-yard get-together into our major social and fundraising event,” said co-chair Lorna Hennington. The Association is also […]

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