‘The Still Life,” 2007. A child painting their own face.
Spectacular built-ins and gleaming wood everywhere Situated on the northern edge of Koreatown , this shingled Craftsman and historic-cultural monument awaits its next owner. The four-bedroom, two-bathroom house was designed in 1910 by John and Donald Parkinson , the father-and-son architectural duo that designed a number of standout buildings in Downtown LA, including the Los Angeles Stock Exchange and the Title Guarantee building
You don’t even have to run to enjoy it On a day of record-shattering rain and unscrupulous cold in 2011, I was one of 25,000 people who ran from a drizzly Dodger Stadium to a wind-whipped Santa Monica . Already nervous enough about how my body would react to 26.2 miles of physical punishment, I now had to endure torrential rains that bored burning pellets into my face, flash flooding that turned some of the course into fordable creeks , and winds that blew leaves and branches into the closed streets like cruel confetti
In the old UPS building on Flower Street Surrounded by shiny new skyscrapers, Flower Street Lofts bills itself as a pioneer of South Park , the booming Downtown LA neighborhood anchored by the Staples Center and LA Live. The building was erected in 1936 as a distribution center for the United Parcels Service. In 2003, before Downtown’s “revitalization” really took off, it was expanded and converted into 91 lofts.
Work is slated to begin on the tower after the Regional Connector opens A proposed 30-story condo tower with office space and ground-floor retail could begin construction in 2022 and be complete three years later, new planning documents show. The Gensler-designed tower would rise over an entrance to the the forthcoming Regional Connector ’s Historic Broadway station in Downtown LA . The developer is Tribune Media Company
ULURP will kick off next week The city’s plan to close Rikers Island and move those incarcerated there into four borough-based jails is gearing up to move into its next phase. As part of the years-long process of closing the scandal-plagued prison, the Department of Corrections (DOC) and the Mayor’s Office of Criminal Justice (MOCJ) must go through the city’s uniform land use review procedure (ULURP). The agencies are hoping to kick off that process next week, and have released a draft environmental impact statement (EIS) that lays out the plan for shutting down Rikers and moving its population into smaller jails in the Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, and Queens.
See what that price buys in five Los Angeles neighborhoods, from Altadena to Brentwood Welcome to Curbed Comparisons , where we explore what you can rent or buy for a certain dollar amount in various LA ’hoods. We’ve found five homes and condos within $10,000 of today’s price: $885,000. Photos by 360 Listing, courtesy Imraan Ali/Compass Realty Silver Lake Built only four years ago, this small lot unit sits nestled alongside other similar freestanding residences close to Glendale Boulevard
Spring is awakening, and with it, the many stars of New York City. From the birth of the indie film lovechild of Greta Gerwig and Noah Baumbach to a star-studded anniversary party at the Metrograph, the onslaught of Aries Season has ushered in a collective celebratory milieu (especially for the city’s self-proclaimed film buffs).
I’m going back to Jersey next month. (It’s been a while.) My cousin’s daughter is having a Bat Mitzvah in early April, and if I told you it took me two months to plan my trip, you’ll have to trust that I mean it. The amount of phone calls, texts, internet searches, Orbitz fuckovers, and general stress that went into it were enough to give me an ulcer.
One of the towers has 324 feet worth of controversial mechanical void space, says the suit A coalition of community groups have followed through on their pledge to sue the city in order to block three contested towers from rising in the Two Bridges neighborhood. Lower East Side Organized Neighbors, Chinese Staff & Workers’ Association, and other activist groups are filing a joint lawsuit Friday urging a judge nullify the City Planning Commission’s approval of three high-rise towers slated for Two Bridges, arguing that the developments are out of character with the neighborhood’s zoning. “The scale of these four towers, and the permanent negative impacts they will cause …