Tag: Paul Koretz

On Preservation: Of log cabins and lost heritage in our communities

On Preservation: Of log cabins and lost heritage in our communities

| January 29, 2020 | 1 Comment

In early January, a controversy broke out between the cities of Beverly Hills and West Hollywood over the preservation of one of the unlikeliest monuments. In deciding to cash in on the flurry of development that is taking place up and down the small stretch of Robertson Blvd. in West Hollywood, between Santa Monica and […]

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Beverly Fairfax, Wilshire Vista and Sacramento

Beverly Fairfax, Wilshire Vista and Sacramento

| August 29, 2019 | 0 Comments

A festive gathering of local residents took place Aug. 11 to watch Fifth District City Councilman Paul Koretz ceremoniously unveil one of the new street signs marking the inclusion — on the U.S. Department of the Interior’s National Register of Historic Places — of the “Beverly Fairfax Historic District.” The designation last year marked the […]

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Houses allowed more square footage, front garages under Koretz

Houses allowed more square footage, front garages under Koretz

| June 28, 2018 | 0 Comments

Two houses under construction at 300 and 339 S. Citrus Ave. are not what La Brea Hancock residents had in mind when envisioning the outcome of a new anti-McMansion law passed in March 2017. One house whose construction got underway last month, at 300 S. Citrus, is really big — between 3,000 and 4,000 square […]

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Metro La Brea decking finished early

Metro La Brea decking finished early

| October 27, 2016 | 0 Comments

An upbeat Mayor Eric Garcetti and Metro officials held a press conference on Museum Row last month to announce progress on constructing the Purple Line extension to the Veterans Affairs campus property west of the 405 freeway. The officials saluted contractor Skanska-Traylor-Shea (STS), whose workers completed the La Brea station area decking work in 16 […]

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