Category Archives: News

Miracle Mile HPOZ Update ~ June 2015

Miracle Mile HPOZ Update June 2015: New Videos of Historical Survey Team at Work + HPOZ Progress Report from Katie Horak   Click on image to view video. An Historic Resources Survey is the foundation of an Historic Preservation Overlay Zone, it documents … Continue reading

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Miracle Mile Spotlight: Craft and Folk Art Museum

Miracle Mile Spotlight: Craft and Folk Art Museum In 1965 two cultural institutions arrived in the Miracle Mile, launching Museum Row: the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) and what in time would be known as the Craft and … Continue reading

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Coming Soon to a Courtroom Near You: The Academy Museum

Coming Soon to a Courtroom Near You: The Academy Museum A message from James O’Sullivan, MMRA President On May 6, the City’s Planning Department recommendations on the Academy Museum project were released.  As expected, the department declared that everything is … Continue reading

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HPOZ Update: Historic Resources Survey Underway

Boundaries of the Miracle Mile HPOZ. Click on map to enlarge.  HPOZ UPDATE: Historic Resources Survey Underway  MMRA VP Ken Hixon Speaks on the Miracle Mile HPOZ at Chamber Commerce Economic Forum The Historic Resources Survey of the 1600-plus parcels contained within the … Continue reading

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Subway Construction Update: Violent Robbery Complicates Effort to Keep Bank of America Parking Lot Open

  Northwest corner of Wilshire Blvd. and Fairfax Ave. [Google Maps]  Subway Construction Update: Violent Robbery Complicates Effort to Keep Bank of America Parking Lot Open Work is underway at the northwest corner of Wilshire and La Brea to prepare a … Continue reading

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Preliminary Results of Miracle Mile Neighborhood Traffic Mitigation Plan

Preliminary Results of Miracle Mile Neighborhood Traffic Mitigation Plan In October 2014 the Miracle Mile Residential Association [MMRA] commissioned a “Neighborhood Traffic Mitigation Plan” of the Miracle Mile. The MMRA selected Gibson Transportation Consulting, Inc. to prepare a comprehensive study … Continue reading

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First Academy Museum Public Hearing Held

First Academy Museum Public Hearing Held MMRA Protests Digital Sign District, Special Events Center, and Lack of Parking On March 16, 2015 the first public hearing on the proposed Academy Museum of Motion Pictures and special events center was held … Continue reading

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Betrayal in the Council District 4 Race • One Person’s Opinion

Betrayal in the Council District 4 Race One Person’s Opinion by James O’Sullivan, MMRA President In the Western classic, One Eyed Jacks (1961), starring Marlon Brando and Karl Malden, one line really jumped off the screen and has stuck with me over … Continue reading

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Govan Eyes Residential Area of Miracle Mile for Future LACMA Expansion

  “That’s the Only Way to Go…” Govan Eyes Residential Area of Miracle Mile For Future LACMA Expansion Overlay of latest Zumthor design of LACMA. Map courtesy of Google. The latest iteration of the Peter Zumthor design for a new … Continue reading

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Miracle Mile Demolition Ban Approved

Miracle Mile Demolition Ban Approved  City Enacts Two-Year Interim Control Ordinance to Stop McMansions  Click map to enlarge. On March 25, 2015, the Los Angeles City Council approved two Interim Control Ordinances [ICOs]: one ordinance prohibited demolitions and substantial alterations … Continue reading

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