Tag: Larchmont Village Business Improvement District

Larchmont loses two large ficus trees

Larchmont loses two large ficus trees

| October 31, 2019 | 1 Comment

Two healthy and mature ficus trees on Larchmont Boulevard, located in front of the Rite Aid store, got the axe last month despite efforts by the local neighborhood association to save the side-by-side trees. Work to remove the two trees began Oct. 7 followed by removal and replacement of 90 linear feet of sidewalk. African […]

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City planners tour Wilshire neighborhoods

City planners tour Wilshire neighborhoods

| November 1, 2018 | 0 Comments

Periodically, staff members of the city’s Dept. of City Planning head out of City Hall on field trips. A recent October foray was “Planning Day 2018 — Arts and Culture, Westlake Wilshire,” where about 40 staff members visited those two community plan areas, including a number of stops in and around Larchmont. The planners enjoyed […]

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Village landlord seeks to remove ficus trees

Village landlord seeks to remove ficus trees

| August 2, 2018 | 0 Comments

The city’s Urban Forestry Division recently received a request to remove two mature, side-by-side ficus trees at 226 N. Larchmont Blvd. The request was submitted by Rite Aid landlord, Beverly Hills developer Ronald Simms. “The Windsor Square Association opposes this request because these trees are not dead, diseased or dangerous,” said Larry Guzin, president of […]

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Merchants and neighbors generate support for small playground in Village

Merchants and neighbors generate support for small playground in Village

| April 26, 2018 | 0 Comments

Larchmont Village merchants and shoppers always welcome more parking for the street. It has been this way since the Los Angeles Railway Company’s Yellow Car trolley “3 Line” stopped running up the Boulevard from Third Street to Melrose Avenue in the late 1940s or early 1950s. The contemporary desire for additional parking notwithstanding, there usually […]

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Trimming of Larchmont Village trees completed

Trimming of Larchmont Village trees completed

| January 25, 2018 | 0 Comments

In January, private tree trimmers hired by the Larchmont Village Business Improvement District (LVBID) completed the annual trimming of the trees, mostly large and mostly ficus, in the main block of Larchmont Village, between First Street and Beverly Boulevard. In just several days, large crews, including chainsaw artists in four tall cherry picker lifts operating […]

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Study results in Boulevard ficus tree recommendations

Study results in Boulevard ficus tree recommendations

| November 30, 2017 | 0 Comments

Trees, trees, trees. That subject was a big part of this year’s annual “Town Hall” meeting of the Windsor Square Association (WSA). Held at The Ebell on Nov. 16, about 50 residents and others heard an update on the association’s activities during the year. This year’s primary agenda item was the presentation of the WSA’s […]

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