Tag: National Register of Historic Places

Theatre recognized, but fight to save site continues

Theatre recognized, but fight to save site continues

| September 2, 2021 | 0 Comments

The Fairfax Theatre was recently nominated to the National Register of Historic Places, but because the owner objects to the designation, the battle to preserve the 1929 theater continues. The California State Historical Resources Commission (SHRC) voted unanimously July 30 to nominate the Fairfax Theatre to the National Register following a presentation by Steven Luftman. […]

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National Trust adds Ebell to list of places where women made history

National Trust adds Ebell to list of places where women made history

| December 31, 2020 | 0 Comments

In honor of the 100th anniversary of the passage of the 19th amendment, which granted women the right to vote, the National Trust for Historic Preservation’s Saving Places division announced in January 2020 a crowdsourcing campaign to find 1,000 places across America where women made history. The response to collecting these largely forgotten or undervalued […]

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Restored ‘Cleopatra’ to premiere for Chinese 90th anniversary

Restored ‘Cleopatra’ to premiere for Chinese 90th anniversary

| March 30, 2017 | 0 Comments

Cecil B. DeMille’s newly restored 1934 film, “Cleopatra,” will premiere Mon., May 1 at The Chinese Theater on Hollywood Blvd. The event — hosted by Hollywood Heritage, the TCL Chinese Theater and Universal Pictures — celebrates the 90th anniversary of the opening of the theater — one of the nation’s most iconic landmarks. It also […]

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Robby O’Donnell and Wilshire Park home win HPOZ awards

Robby O’Donnell and Wilshire Park home win HPOZ awards

| October 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

Two Wilshire Park entries were among winners of the city’s 2014 Office of Historic Resources Historic Preservation Overlay Zone awards. Robby O’Donnell, Bronson Ave., the only person among the honorees, won for being instrumental in placing Boulevard Heights on the National Register of Historic Places in 2012. “I’m sure she was selected because of her […]

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Boulevard Heights named a National Historic Place

Boulevard Heights named a National Historic Place

| November 2, 2012 | 0 Comments

The neighborhood just got another feather in its cap. The Boulevard Heights Historic District was approved by the State Historical Resources Commission, and went up on the National Register of Historic Places website in October. “We’re starting to work on getting signs so people know we actually made it,” said area resident Robby O’Donnell. The […]

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‘Boulevard Heights’ on Bronson nominated for National Register

‘Boulevard Heights’ on Bronson nominated for National Register

| June 28, 2012 | 0 Comments

When Robby O’Donnell took an evening stroll around her home on Bronson Ave., she was amazed to see the “phenomenal” early 20th-century homes that lined the street. Years of neglect had taken their toll on the Craftsman and Mediterranean, Colonial and Tudor Revival style houses. But as of late, new owners were returning them to […]

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