February 2014

There are 2 blog entries for February 2014.

Jamzilla | 405 | 80 hour closure

Officials from the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority, which is managing the $1.1-billion freeway-widening project through the Sepulveda Pass, are alerting I-405 motorists of an 80-hour northbound closure this Presidents' Day weekend, February 14th to February 18th. In an effort to alert motorists and prevent gridlock from shutting down the entire Westside, officials are referring to the project as Jamzilla, borrowing the strategy from the successful PR campaigns related to the Carmageddon shut downs of the 405 in 2011 and 2012.

The closure will consist of a partial daytime lane reduction to two lanes (with 3 lanes closed) and a full nighttime closure of the 405's northbound lanes through a 5.6 mile-long section of the

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Perhaps you noticed construction at the Brody House recently came to a close and you were wondering when the architectural gem located at 360 South Mapleton Drive in the Holmby Hills would hit the open market.

The Brody House | 360 South Mapleton Drive Holmby Hills 90024

The Brody House, commissioned by philanthropist art lovers Sidney and Francis Brody and designed by architect A. Quincy Jones, interior designer Billy Haines, and landscape architect Garrett Eckbo, was built in 1949. The Holmby Hills house first went up for sale in 2010, when it sold at the end of 2010 for $14.888 million to an investor with the intent of flipping the home.

When it sold in 2010, the house was 11,500 square feet situated on about 2.3 acres, with nine bedrooms (including 4 staff bedrooms) and seven and a half bathrooms, a

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