Tag Archives: Fairfax and Wilshire

Subway Construction Update: A United Front

Subway Construction Update: Beverly Wilshire and La Brea/Hancock Homeowners Associations Endorse MMRA Position on Nighttime, Sunday, and Holiday Subway Construction Beverly Wilshire Homes Association and the La Brea/Hancock Homeowners Association have both approved motions endorsing the policy of the Miracle … Continue reading

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LACMA: The Sky’s the Limit • Commentary by Greg Goldin

[Courtesy of the Los Angeles Times.]   LACMA: The Sky’s the Limit Commentary by Greg Goldin [Editor’s note: Last month, LACMA Director Michael Govan announced a proposal to build what he hopes will be a Frank Gehry designed skyscraper on Wilshire, … Continue reading

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LACMA Wants to Bridge Wilshire

LACMA Wants to Bridge Wilshire with Revamped Museum Design   Swiss architect Peter Zumthor has revised his “ink blot” design for the Los Angeles County Museum of Art [LACMA]. The original design received a great deal of criticism for overshadowing the … Continue reading

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Angry Residents Confront Metro Officials at Noise Meeting

Subway Construction Update Angry Residents Confront Metro Officials at Noise Mitigation Meeting On May 27, Metro held a meeting of the Purple Line Extension advisory group at the Petersen Museum. On the agenda was Metro’s mitigation plan for construction noise … Continue reading

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Petition Drive to Stop Nighttime Subway Construction Going Strong

Hundreds of Miracle Mile Residents Join the Fight to Stop Nighttime Subway Construction Last month the Miracle Mile Residential Association [MMRA] launched a petition drive to stop nighttime, Sunday and holiday construction for the Purple Line Subway Extension – which … Continue reading

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MMRA Endorses Mid City West Trolley Plan

[From the November 2013 edition of the MMRA newsletter:] The Mid City West Trolley Plan [or how to get you husband to leave the car at home…] Last June billionaire developer Rick Caruso introduced the idea of an extension of … Continue reading

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MMRA Appeals Petersen Museum Facade

[The following three articles are reprinted from the September 1, 2013 edition of the Miracle Mile Residential Association Newsletter. To see the articles in their original format with accompanying graphics, maps, and links to documents referenced herein click HERE.] MMRA … Continue reading

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