DEVELOPER THREATENS BELOVED CRENSHAW COMMUNITY GARDENYou may have passed Crenshaw Community Garden at 1423 Crenshaw, on the west side between Pico and Venice. Established in 1979, Crenshaw CG is one of the oldest community gardens in Los Angeles.A green oasis in a dense urban neighborhood, the garden boasts 36 plots and 50 gardeners, many…

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AFFORDABLE HOUSING FOR VETERANS- ON THE WAY!{jcomments on}{jcomments off}Ybarra Village, a joint effort by the Cesar Chavez Foundation and New Directions for Veterans (NDVets) is a new affordable housing community development in the West Adams district of Los Angeles, located at 3015 West near S. La Brea and Jefferson.This Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design…

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SPROUTS OPEN!Located at San Vicente and La Brea, Sprouts Farmers Market opened July 10th. It is known for products that are minimally processed and free of artificial flavors, colors, preservatives and synthetic ingredients. The company says that 90% of its products meet this standard.  Target will be opening soon, as well as other retailers.

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TARGET & SPROUTS  COMING TO LA BREA & SAN VICENTEDeveloped by the Los Angeles based CIM group, this new 87,000 square foot, two floor shopping center will feature Target, Sprouts and several restaurants.  It is scheduled to open early 2019 so...just around the corner.  = Thanks to resident Barbara Bottner for the heads up

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New Development in CD 10 April 2018

There is a spate of new development activities in CD 10 -- many in areas long ignored by the real estate investment community, with some but not all of it driven by what developers and the Los Angeles City Planning Department staff  like to call "transit rich opportunities." Some…

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IS THE SKY THE LIMIT?As developers get ready to drop a skyscraper in the middle of a local community, friends of the Neighborhood Integrity Initiative, join with the non-profit Crenshaw Subway Coalition, to sue the City Council, the city, and the developer. The campaign team at the Neighborhood Integrity Initiative, and a City Hall reform…

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Corner of Hauser and Pico Comes Alive

Corner of Hauser and Pico Comes AliveBack in 2011 we reported on the groundbreaking ceremony for a new development corner mall on the S.W. corner of Pico and Hauser. Well things are finally hopping. Here's what's new: • PRC Advantage (PRC), an executive recruiting/staffing firm started business operations in March 2013.  • Hound Dog & Cat,a fabulous…

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Community Considers the West Adams-Baldwin Hills -Leimert Park Plan

Community Considers the West Adams-Baldwin Hills -Leimert Park PlanOn January 15th the L.A. Department of City Planning rolled out the proposed updated city plan affecting the broad area bordered by Pico on the north, Slauson on the south, Fairfax on the west, and Arlington on the east. Preceded by an open house where maps, diagrams, documents and…

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Updates on Lowe’s, Hauser and Midtown FEB. 13

MIDTOWN CROSSING Where San Vicente, Pico and Venice meet. Lowes Home Improvement has enjoyed a 1.8% increase in its third quarter earnings report.  Spaces for Ross Dress For Less and Chipotle are being built and due to open this summer.  The Dental Whitening office is now open for business.  In an…

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Updates on Lowe’s, Hauser and Midtown

In the Mid-Town Shopping Center, both Wing Stop and Yogurtland have opened for business. According to George Amran of CD Financial, the highly anticipated development at the corner of Pico and Hauser Boulevard, which includes nine business spaces, is slated to open within three months. Though no contracts have been…

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