Tag: Miracle Mile Residential Association

Plans for Mile’s second century gain momentum

Plans for Mile’s second century gain momentum

| March 3, 2022 | 0 Comments

Miracle Mile passed through its 100th year during the pandemic, so now the view is forward-looking to the next 100 years. Plans are picking up speed to celebrate the past and the future. Personal stories — some of which look back to as early as 1921 — are being collected. Also, a colossal block party […]

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Community was left out  of Raman’s housing plan

Community was left out of Raman’s housing plan

| July 1, 2021 | 0 Comments

A narrow Miracle Mile parking lot has been suggested as a possible location for some form of affordable housing by Councilmember Nithya Raman. The proposal has drawn concern from a nearby school, residents and the business community. Raman filed a motion last month to redevelop the 41-car city parking lot at 728 Cochran Avenue for […]

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Kari Garcia strives to keep us all safe

Kari Garcia strives to keep us all safe

| July 29, 2020 | 0 Comments

You will survive. Whether it’s an earthquake, a robbery or some other crisis, Kari Garcia wants you to know there are tools and neighbors to help and there are all sorts of ways to be prepared. Oh, and the next big earthquake, it’s not biding its time waiting for a vaccine against the coronavirus. “The […]

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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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