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When is a “Remodel” Really a “Demolition?”

When is a “Remodel” Really a “Demolition?”

| December 12, 2016 | 5 Comments

On Monday, November 21, residents of the Citrus Square neighborhood were surprised to see the single-family home at 176 N. Citrus Ave. being torn down.  But when knowledgeable residents checked city permit websites, they found no demolition permits on file for the property.  Instead, they found three construction permits, granted on November 1, 2016. One […]

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Weekend Buzz – Events for December 10-11, 2016

Weekend Buzz – Events for December 10-11, 2016

| December 9, 2016 | 0 Comments

This is one of those great holiday-season weekends with something for almost everyone.  Lots of different interests represented! First up on Saturday is the DWP’s monthly Customer Service Saturday and shade tree giveaway, at four of its Regional Customer Service Centers, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.  (closest location to our area is 4030 Crenshaw Blvd.). […]

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Shop Small in Miracle Mile and Sycamore Square Today

Shop Small in Miracle Mile and Sycamore Square Today

| November 26, 2016 | 0 Comments

We’ve told you a lot about the Larchmont Blvd. businesses participating in Small Business Saturday events today…but local establishments in the Miracle Mile and Sycamore Square neighborhoods – many of which have been hard hit by subway construction and the associated loss of parking in recent months – are hoping folks will join in supporting […]

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Discussion of Possible HPOZ at Sycamore Square Annual Meeting

Discussion of Possible HPOZ at Sycamore Square Annual Meeting

| November 14, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Sycamore Square Neighborhood Association held its annual meeting and board elections on Sunday, November 13, with questions about a possible Historic Preservation Overlay Zone for the neighborhood (the area between Wilshire, Citrus, Olympic and La Brea) taking center stage at the gathering. SSNA board member Elizabeth Fuller introduced the preservation discussion with an invitation […]

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Weekend Buzz – Events for November 12-13, 2016

Weekend Buzz – Events for November 12-13, 2016

| November 11, 2016 | 0 Comments

For those who don’t mind traveling a bit, this weekend features one of the local architecture and preservation community’s biggest annual events – the Pasadena Heritage Craftsman Weekend, which runs from Friday through Sunday at the Pasadena Convention Center and many other venues.  This is the 25th year for the all-things-Arts-and-Crafts weekend, which feature tours of […]

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New Stop Signs on 8th Street

New Stop Signs on 8th Street

| September 21, 2016 | 0 Comments

As many neighbors predicted, recent Purple Line subway construction at the Wilshire-La Brea intersection has led many drivers to take other local streets instead of Wilshire, even at times when Wilshire isn’t fully closed and no official detours are in effect.  For residents of the Miracle Mile area, this added traffic has often led to […]

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