About the Miracle Mile Residential Association:


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Since 1983

MMRA Annual Meeting & Town Hall

Saturday • November 5, 2016 • 10 AM~12:30 PM

Korean Cultural Center

5505 Wilshire Blvd. @ Dunsmuir Ave.

~parking available behind building~

Councilmember David Ryu will be the keynote speaker at the Miracle Mile Residential Association’s 33rd Annual Meeting and Town Hall on November 7, 2016.

Representatives from the Los Angeles Department of Traffic (LADOT) and the Los Angeles Police Department’s Traffic Division are also scheduled to address traffic and enforcement problems in the area.

MMRA President James O’Sullivan will moderate the meeting and offer an overview on current and future issues effecting our neighborhood.

The speakers will be followed by a town hall style session where community members can raise issues or ask questions. All residents of the Miracle Mile are welcome. Light refreshments will be served.

Join…Renew…Support the MMRA!

The Miracle Mile Residential Association is a consensus-driven organization comprised of renters and homeowners dedicated to preserving the quality of life in the Miracle Mile. Help us make your voices heard by joining the MMRA or renewing your membership. Your $25 annual dues payment allows us to be vigorous advocates for our neighborhood.

Our monthly email newsletter, website, YouTube channel, Facebook, and Twitter have enhanced the MMRA’s reputation as an active, well informed, and effective community organization. But without your financial support our voices will be muted.

Please join the MMRA or renew your $25 annual membership today. The best way to give the MMRA a “thumbs up” is by clicking the PayPal button below (to pay by check, click on the link below and fill out the membership form). Thank you…

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PLEASE NOTE: Financial contributions to the Miracle Mile Residential Association will not qualify you for a tax deduction. The MMRA is not a charitable organization, it is a non-profit civic entity organized exclusively for the promotion of social welfare of its membership under 501 (c) (4) of the Internal Revenue Code (IRC).

Miracle Mile HPOZ Updates:

MMRA Newsletter, Oct. 13, 2016: Planning Commission Delays Review of Miracle Mile HPOZ until December

Park La Brea News/Beverly Press, Sept. 21, 2016: Commission Recommends HPOZ for Miracle Mile 

MMRA Newsletter, Sept. 16, 2016: Cultural Heritage Commission Recommends Miracle Mile HPOZ


 For more information visit the Miracle Mile HPOZ website

 Now Playing on the MMRA Channel on YouTube:

Update on the Neighborhood Integrity Initiatve

with Jill Stewart

Jill Stewart, Campaign Director of the Neighborhood Integrity Initiative, provides a detailed update on the measure which will appear on the March 2017 ballot. MMRA Vice President Ken Hixon and Stewart also discuss how City Hall politics impact planning in Los Angeles. Recorded October 8, 2016.

Miracle Mile Restaurant Guide Updated!

 Read the October 2016 MMRA newsletter


Combination of the Sontag Drug Store image, circa 1941 and a contemporary view of Wilshire Beatuy Supply.

Combination of a Sontag Drug Store image (circa 1941) and a contemporary view of Wilshire Beauty Supply. © Justin Fields

Miracle Mile Then & Now Photographs

Time travel at our Miracle Mile Historical Photo Collection


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The Miracle Mile Residential Association [MMRA] is a non-profit community organization composed of your neighbors, both homeowners and renters. We are dedicated to maintaining the quality of life in the Miracle Mile area of Los Angeles through careful monitoring of development, safety, traffic and other important neighborhood concerns.

The MMRA stays current on these matters and then disseminates this information to the neighborhood residents. The MMRA is a volunteer organization. It is composed of its members, board members and officers.





James O’Sullivan, President/Masselin (james.osullivan@miraclemilela.com)

Alice S. Cassidy, Vice President/Detroit (alice.cassidy@miraclemilela.com)

Joe Steins, Treasurer and Recording Secretary/Sierra Bonita (joseph.steins@miraclemilela.com)

Ken Hixon, Vice President–Director of Communications/Genesee (kenhixon@miraclemilela.com)

Monthly meetings:

Board meetings are held on the first Tuesday of the month at the Berch Lounge, Westside Jewish Community Center, 5870 W. Olympic Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90036.

All are welcome.

MMRA Boundaries:

  • Northern: Wilshire Blvd.

  • Eastern: La Brea Ave. (Wilshire to Olympic); Meadowbrook Ave. (Olympic to San Vicente).

  • Southern: San Vicente Blvd. (Fairfax to Meadowbrook); Olympic  Blvd. (Meadowbrook to La Brea)

  • Western: Fairfax

Boundaries of the Miracle Mile Residential Association

Boundaries of the Miracle Mile Residential Association

You can also see the MMRA neighborhood area in an interactive Google Map.