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AON Center Renovations Eric Richardson

AON Readies an Updated Street Presence

By Eric Richardson — April 08, 2008 — 3 Comments

The AON Center at 707 Wilshire recently started work on a ground floor renovation that looks to make the building more friendly to pedestrian life. Since the construction...


Los Angeles Theatre -- Eric Richardson

More Theatre Reuse: Units for Palace, Los Angeles?

By Eric Richardson — April 04, 2008 — 6 Comments

Applications have been filed to convert space in two more Broadway theater buildings to residential use. The Broadway office tower above the entrance to the Palace...


Unit 107

By Ed Fuentes — April 03, 2008 — 5 Comments

April 1 was opening day for new flower shop Floral Touches, bringing retail to the Spring street side of SB Lofts. Floral Designer Kelli Martinez, seen here with...


Park Fifth Quietly Moves Forward

By Eric Richardson — April 02, 2008 — 9 Comments

While quiet lately, the massive Park Fifth development slated to rise north of Pershing Square continues to make forward progress. The project submitted its Supplemental...


State Theatre -- 703 S. Broadway Eric Richardson

Delijani Looks to Add 155 Bite-Sized Condos in the United Building

By Eric Richardson — April 01, 2008 — 19 Comments

The United Building, better known as the State Theatre Building, could soon become home to 155 live-work condo units. An application for the Vesting Tentative Tract...


Manpower on 6th

By Eric Richardson — March 31, 2008 — 2 Comments

Global recruiting company Manpower today put out a press release saying that it had acquired CRI Inc., thereby entering the L.A. market. An interested Downtowner...


Broadway and California Plaza Eric Richardson

Broadway Discussion Missing a Key Ingredient

By Eric Richardson with Ed Fuentes — March 30, 2008 — 13 Comments

The discussion at Thursday's Zocalo event on Broadway was more notable for who was missing from the conversation than for the words said on the Orpheum stage.

The...


LAPD Motorpool Construction& Medallian Project Eric Richardson

Twin Historic Core Construction Sites Move Forward

By Eric Richardson — March 27, 2008 — 7 Comments

After last month's Higgins Takedown, construction on the LAPD Motorpool site has moved quickly. Materials from the demolished gallery building and surrounding parking...


Video Games Live at the Nokia Theatre

By Eric Richardson — March 26, 2008 — 1 Comment

A couple weeks ago it was the Emmys' making a move, then American Idol, and now ESPN's ESPY Awards will be leaving Hollywood and the Kodak to head for Downtown's...


First Sitting

By Ed Fuentes — March 21, 2008 — 4 Comments

There was an unusual amount of excitement on Main street last Wednesday afternoon when a city crew rolled up with benches to be placed in front of the Regent Theatre...


By Eric Richardson — March 20, 2008 — 95 Comments

Homeboy Industries, the gang intervention program that opened its new Chinatown headquarters back in October, gets a profile in today's NY Times.

Part of that new...