Tag: La Brea

New 12-story Development Planned for Wilshire and La Brea

New 12-story Development Planned for Wilshire and La Brea

| January 13, 2017 | 1 Comment

It’s long been accepted that the Purple Line subway station at Wilshire and La Brea will be just the start of a major transit-oriented re-development of the area, and we now have some idea of what at least one other part of that process will bring. On January 10, real estate development firm CGI Strategies announced that it […]

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Traffic Alert: Lane Closures on Wilshire This Weekend

Traffic Alert: Lane Closures on Wilshire This Weekend

| May 13, 2016 | 0 Comments

Starting tonight at 9 pm, Metro will be closing the eastbound lane of  Wilshire Blvd between Detroit and La Brea as they continue work on the Metro Purple Line. All thru traffic will be detoured at Fairfax but local access will be maintained.  Lanes will reopen on Monday morning at 6 am. Here are the details: […]

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Metro Construction Alert: Traffic Signals Shut Down at Wilshire-La Brea

Metro Construction Alert: Traffic Signals Shut Down at Wilshire-La Brea

| April 11, 2016 | 0 Comments

From Monday, April 11th (today) through Wednesday, April 13th, Purple Line Subway Extension construction will require Metro to reroute an underground conduit to prepare for pile installations on the south side of Wilshire Blvd., near La Brea.  As part of the project, traffic signals at the Wilshire/La Brea intersection will be turned off from 9 a.m. […]

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Traffic Heads-Up:  Northbound La Brea Closed At Wilshire for Next Two Weekends

Traffic Heads-Up: Northbound La Brea Closed At Wilshire for Next Two Weekends

| January 8, 2016 | 0 Comments

Metro will be starting pile installations across La Brea Ave.this weekend, for the Wilshire/La Brea subway station.  This means that the northbound lanes of La Brea will be closed at Wilshire, both this weekend and next, from 9:00 p.m. tonight (Friday, January 8) through 6 a.m. Monday, January 11. The lanes will also be closed […]

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Ca’Brea Italian Restaurant Relocates

Ca’Brea Italian Restaurant Relocates

| November 17, 2015 | 0 Comments

After more than 20 years on La Brea Ave., Ca’Brea Italian restaurant has moved to 3900 Wilshire Blvd. (at St. Andrews Place).  According to Marine Degirmendjian, mother of chef/owner George Degirmendjian, who has run the restaurant for the past eight years, Ca’Brea still specializes in Northern Italian food but the new decor is “more casual/rustic and […]

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Metro Purple Line Proposes Two “Bad” Choices for Wilshire Blvd Closures

Metro Purple Line Proposes Two “Bad” Choices for Wilshire Blvd Closures

| October 27, 2015 | 1 Comment

“Two bad choices,” that’s how Metro Purple Line construction options are being characterized to residents along Wilshire Boulevard as construction on the station at La Brea Avenue and Wilshire Boulevard moves into the next phase. Neighbors from Brookside and Windsor Village gathered last night at the Ebell of Los Angeles to listen to Metro officials […]

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