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Daily Archives: June 30, 2010

Occidental College landmark to get a $20 million makeover

Construction will begin  this summer on a new wing and renovation of Swan Hall, one of three buildings constructed 95-years ago when the college moved to its current Eagle Rock campus. Swan Hall – designed by architect Myron Hunt – originally served as the men’s dormitory ... Read More »

Around The Eastsider

News & items from other parts of the blog and beyond. Updated during the day. Echo Park hillside courtyard complex moves closer to landmark status. Home & History Reps from City Attorney & Council District 13 scheduled to discuss the Echo Park Lake Swap Meet during ... Read More »

Echo Park hillside courtyard moves closer to landmark status

The City’s Council’s Planning & Land Use Committee on Tuesday agreed to declare a Sunset Boulevard courtyard apartment complex a historic landmark. The historic-cultural monument nomination of the Lento Brick Court, which steps up a  hillside in the 1200 block of Sunset Boulevard,  must now be ... Read More »

Who’s the gardener with the blue thumb?

Three newly planted pines sit in the middle of what looks like a blue baseball (made from blue colored mulch) that has been created between the 110 Freeway off ramps leading to Dodger Stadium. There is no sign of who is responsible for the baseball-themed landscape ... Read More »

Eastside Crime Watch

A murder at an Echo Park pot clinic and a shooting outside an Echo Park nightclub were the most serious crimes reported last week.  Boyle Heights was hit with three violent robberies; two aggravated assaults were reported in Highland Park. Click on the link below for ... Read More »