Tag: Miracle Mile Residential Association

Beloved Bergin’s remains the same. Whew!

Beloved Bergin’s remains the same. Whew!

| March 4, 2020 | 0 Comments

Unlike the little house in Disney/Pixar’s movie “Up,” Tom Bergin’s Irish Pub won’t be at risk of a balloon bouquet lifting it off to the great unknown. But the Tudor-Revival-style structure, which has weathered several openings and closings in its 84-year history, feels like it’s from another era, being threatened by growth and looming high-rises […]

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Development in the Mile continues with mostly luxury high rises

Development in the Mile continues with mostly luxury high rises

| March 4, 2020 | 0 Comments

After years of construction, the Miracle Mile is breathing a collective sigh of relief. But not for long. While much has been built in recent years, there’s much more development coming down the pike. “This planning stuff has consumed us for five, 10 years,” said Miracle Mile Residential Association (MMRA) President Jim O’Sullivan. “These big […]

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Tom Bergin’s heads to Cultural Heritage Nov. 1

Tom Bergin’s heads to Cultural Heritage Nov. 1

| November 1, 2018 | 0 Comments

The city Cultural Heritage Commission will consider historic preservation status for iconic neighborhood tavern, Tom Bergin’s, at a hearing on Nov. 1 at City Hall. The hearing will precede a vote to determine whether to consider making the tavern a city of Los Angeles Historic-Cultural Monument (HCM), according to Ken Hixon, vice president of the […]

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Neighborhood Watch to the rescue in Miracle Mile!

Neighborhood Watch to the rescue in Miracle Mile!

| March 1, 2018 | 0 Comments

No, it’s not your imagination. Crime really is going up in Los Angeles.  Burglaries in the Wilshire area rose 17.3 percent between 2016 and 2017. Overall property crime is up 11 percent. The Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) is short-staffed, underfunded and stretched thin. There are many possible reasons for the uptick in crime. In […]

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DEIR released for LACMA over-Wilshire gallery design: Deadline to comment is Dec. 15

DEIR released for LACMA over-Wilshire gallery design: Deadline to comment is Dec. 15

| November 30, 2017 | 0 Comments

Comments on traffic, parking and other issues stemming from a proposed new museum building at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) will be accepted through Fri., Dec. 15. The public review process is for a recently released Draft Environmental Impact Report (DEIR). Neighbors heard an overview last month of the $650-million project designed […]

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Landmark status for Miracle Mile building moves forward

Landmark status for Miracle Mile building moves forward

| June 29, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Los Angeles Cultural Heritage Commission voted last month to consider the Berger-Winston apartment building, located in the Miracle Mile at 744 S. Ridgeley Dr., as an Historic-Cultural Monument (HCM). Constructed in 1937, the property was designed in the Chateauesque style by the first female licensed architect in Los Angeles, Edith Northman. Testifying in support […]

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