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Kazor, 81, led creation of the Wilton Historic District

Kazor, 81, led creation of the Wilton Historic District

| September 30, 2021 | 0 Comments

Preservationist and Wilton Place resident Virginia “Ginny” Ernst Kazor died Sept. 8 from complications of Parkinson’s disease. She was 81. She came to local and national prominence by halting a proposed highway through her neighborhood. If approved, the plan, proposed in 1972, would have wiped out six homes on Wilton Place’s signature curvy road. Kazor’s […]

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On Books and Places: 1919, a big year in Los Angeles

On Books and Places: 1919, a big year in Los Angeles

| December 4, 2019 | 0 Comments

As readers of the Larchmont Chronicle know, many institutions and places around the neighborhood have celebrated a centenary in 2019. Just last month, John Welborne called attention to several, including Musso & Frank Grill, the Los Angeles Philharmonic, and the Wilshire Country Club. John’s point was that the region’s growing sense of itself, its relief […]

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