David Fairchild brought lemons, Japanese cherry trees, and decent beer to the U.S.
For Year of the Dog, we look into the origins of East Asian dog breeds—including the surprisingly ferocious Pekingese.
The renovated museum will open in 2021 An Upper West Side church that was once slated for condos will soon become the new headquarters for the Children’s Museum of Manhattan (CMOM)—and now, an architect has been selected to spearhead that conversion.
Stations at Wilshire/Rodeo and Century City/Constellation Metro officials on Friday celebrated the start of construction on the second phase of the Purple Line extension to the Westside.
Experts propose different theories for why bird’s plumes have a mysteriously mustard hue.
Will a new master plan help turn the area around the lake into a larger public space? More than a decade after the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power decided to decommission the Silver Lake Reservoir , local officials are finally set to begin planning for the future of the manmade lake and its surroundings. On Friday, the Los Angeles Board of Public Works signed off on an agreement between the DWP and the city’s engineering bureau to update a master plan for the Silver Lake Reservoir and its smaller neighbor, the Ivanhoe Reservoir.
Largely ignored for nearly a century, Matthew Henson made big contributions to polar exploration.
One thing that isn’t lacking here is storage space Welcome back to The Six Digit Club , in which we take a look at a newish-to-market listing priced under $1 million, because nice things sometimes come in small packages. Send nominations to the tipline
It’s been in the works for years now Los Angeles city planning commissioners on Thursday unanimously signed off on plans to build a 38-story condominium tower in Downtown LA’s Historic Core . Developer Barry Shy has been working on the project, named SB Omega, for more than five years . “The review process has been extraordinarily exhausting,” his planning consultant, Kate Bartolo, told the commission.
The seven-story building has 57 micro apartments that come in two and three-bedroom variants instead of the typical studios In Long Island City, developer Ranger Properties is looking to expand the definition of micro-living. Instead of your typical studio or one-bedroom micro home, Ranger’s The Lanes on Crescent Street has two and three-bedroom homes that are geared toward young families or for shared living. The Fogarty Finger Architecture-designed rental recently opened its doors to tenants, and as a result we now have our first look inside the seven-story building