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Built:LA – Watch Los Angeles Grow before your Eyes

Built:LA – Watch Los Angeles Grow before your Eyes

| June 5, 2015 | 0 Comments

There is a fascinating interactive map online currently at built: LA that shows users the age of almost every single building in Los Angeles County, color coded by decade, and added to the map as the timeline progresses. A wide view of the map shows that the the Mid-City / Hancock Park area is flush […]

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Ruskin Art Club Reborn as Historic Home in Windsor Village

Ruskin Art Club Reborn as Historic Home in Windsor Village

| January 13, 2015 | 1 Comment

The former home of the Ruskin Art Club in Windsor Village underwent a complete renovation during 2014 and has reemerged as a refined single family home in the Mission Revival style, worthy of the its designation as Historic Cultural Monument #639 in Los Angeles. The renovated home is now on the market for $2.395 million. […]

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Potential Miracle Mile HPOZ Focus of Saturday Meeting

Potential Miracle Mile HPOZ Focus of Saturday Meeting

| January 5, 2015 | 0 Comments

Hit hard with the ‘mansionization’ of newly built large homes on small lots, the Miracle Mile Residential Association (MMRA) is considering the possibility of becoming a Historic Preservation Overlay Zone (HPOZ) and will be holding a workshop and community meeting this Saturday, January 10, 2015 from 10am – 12 pm open to all residents, renters […]

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Historic KTLA Tower to be Restored and Moved to Original Location; Major Renovation of  Campus Underway

Historic KTLA Tower to be Restored and Moved to Original Location; Major Renovation of Campus Underway

| November 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

Workers were busy Monday removing the 160-foot iconic radio tower from the corner of Van Ness Avenue and Sunset Boulevard. The plan is to restore the tower and then re-install it with updated KTLA signage on the western edge of the property at Sunset and Bronson, the tower’s original location from 1925-1950. The tower was […]

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Hollywood’s Yamashiro Restaurant on the Market

Hollywood’s Yamashiro Restaurant on the Market

| November 5, 2014 | 3 Comments

Yamashiro, the Japanese palace nestled in the Hollywood Hills for 100 years that has served countless tourists and locals some not-so-great fare amidst a fantastic setting, is on the market for an undisclosed amount (they will accept all “reasonable bids.”)  The property includes seven gently sloping acres of hillside gardens and pagodas, the Hollywood Hills […]

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Wilshire Boulevard Has its Own Corner on the Web

Wilshire Boulevard Has its Own Corner on the Web

| August 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

  The LA Conservancy has created a new “microsite” devoted to the history of Wilshire Blvd that shares some of the history and photography of the city’s most iconic boulevard, known for its breadth of architectural styles, diverse ethnicity and communities, and to many as the Main Street of Los Angeles. Curating the City: Wilshire […]

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