Tag: Miracle Mile

Miracle Mile gets HPOZ go-ahead, barely

Miracle Mile gets HPOZ go-ahead, barely

| December 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

After years in the making, the City Planning Commission (CPC) gave Miracle Mile’s proposed Historic Preservation Overlay Zone an okay last month. “Indeed, we are happy that the CPC approved our HPOZ. We are on track to preserve our historic neighborhood,” said Ken Hixon, vice president of the Miracle Mile Residential Association. “Of course,” he […]

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Marat Daukayev Nutcracker set to twirl

Marat Daukayev Nutcracker set to twirl

| October 27, 2016 | 0 Comments

Marat Daukayev School of Ballet begins selling tickets this month for its annual performance of “The Nutcracker” at Luckman Fine Arts Complex, Cal State Los Angeles, 5151 State University Dr. Clara, sometimes also known as Marie or Masha, and her Nutcracker take the stage with the Sugar Plum Fairy and Snowflakes Saturdays Dec. 3 and […]

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Speakers talk on Miracle Mile historic preservation

Speakers talk on Miracle Mile historic preservation

| September 1, 2016 | 0 Comments

The need to prevent McMansionization and to preserve the integrity of residences in the Miracle Mile community was echoed by two-thirds of the speakers at a recent meeting. They favor an Historic Preservation Overlay Zone (HPOZ). The public hearing and workshop on Aug. 20, sponsored by the city’s Office of Historic Resources, drew more than […]

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Miracle Mile moves ahead in saving its historic past

Miracle Mile moves ahead in saving its historic past

| June 2, 2016 | 0 Comments

After several community workshops, a thorough survey of the area and city officials getting on board, Miracle Mile is moving forward with obtaining an Historical Preservation Overlay Zone ordinance. The ordinance, if adopted by the City Council, would protect the Mile from teardowns of its many Period Revival homes and preserve the character of the […]

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Renaissance underway on, over Wilshire

Renaissance underway on, over Wilshire

| March 3, 2016 | 0 Comments

Museums in the Mile Art museum director Michael Govan is perhaps the greatest fan of the futuristic design in the works for the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. “I think it’s going to be beautiful… It will be fantastic,” he enthused one day last month. The $600 million project, which includes a gallery space […]

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La Brea watering hole, Little Bar, celebrates 10 years

La Brea watering hole, Little Bar, celebrates 10 years

| October 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

“Hey, Ryan, you want an Asahi?” bartender Katie asks as a patron walks through Little Bar’s front door. Katie has just finished telling me how much she loves bartending here, because “just like in [the television show] ‘Cheers,’ everybody knows your name.” In fact, this is about the fourth person Katie has called out by […]

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