Month: January 2015

Another Perfect Day

South Pasadena’s Rialto Theater to Reopen!

If any of you have driven down Fair Oaks in the past, you’ll longingly drive by the Rialto Theater wishing it would reopen. As Frank Shyong of the LA Times reports, South Pasadena is getting its wish: Izek Shomof, a prominent redeveloper of older buildings in downtown Los Angeles, has purchased the historic Rialto Theatre in South…
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January 12, 2015 0

Lankershim Monument

Sitting auspiciously among the Hollywood Hills sits a landmark to one of the San Fernando Valley’s most important founders, James B. Lankershim. After inheriting 60,000 acres from his father, JB eventually sold a large portion of this land while developing the Southeastern corner of the Valley, such as Studio City, North Hollywood and Universal City.…
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January 6, 2015 0

Hollywood Freeway Follies

About a month ago, I included this pic of the LA Fitness off of Cahuenga being partially demolished for a Hollywood Freeway onramp. This was known to come for the nearby Barham exit, but Hailey Branson Potts of the LA Times elabortes: The southbound Barham Boulevard exit ramp is set to permanently close, probably in the coming…
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January 5, 2015 0