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Midtown Los Angeles Homeless Coalition Tackles Homelessness

Midtown Los Angeles Homeless Coalition Tackles Chronic Homelessness [Click on image to enlarge] Anyone out after midnight will notice the homeless people sleeping in doorways and on bus stop benches along Wilshire Boulevard – as well as in other nooks … Continue reading

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Reforming the Baseline Mansionization Ordinance ~ A Conversation with Shelley Wagers

The MMRA Channel on YouTube: [Click on image to view video] Reforming the Baseline Mansionization Ordinance A Conversation with Shelley Wagers The rapid spread of mansionization has overwhelmed neighborhoods throughout Los Angeles. The Baseline Mansionization Ordinance [BMO] enacted in 2008 … Continue reading

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Man Dies in Officer-Involved-Shooting

Man Dies in Officer-Involved-Shooting Near 8th Street and Sycamore Avenue Edwin Folven; Park La Brea News/Beverly Press LAPD Holds Community Meeting to Discuss Incident Miracle Mile Residents Concerned by Increase in Crime A man shot after a violent struggle with two … Continue reading

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Miracle Mile HPOZ Update ~ July 2015

HPOZ UPDATE ~ July 2015: Historic Resources Survey Fieldwork Completed   [Click on image to view video of survey team at work] Katie Horak, Senior Associate with Architectural Resources Group [ARG], reports that the fieldwork part of the Historic Resources … Continue reading

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Q & A: An interview with Mindy Lake and Michael Cortez, members of Metro’s Construction Relations Team

Q & A: On the Front Lines of Subway Construction in the Miracle Mile An interview with Mindy Lake and Michael Cortez, members of Metro’s Construction Relations Team After almost two years of advanced utility relocation (and a couple more to … Continue reading

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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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