Here’s something that came over the transom, not in the form of some Planning Department notice, but via social media. The properties in question are three apartment buildings at 4629-4651 West Maubert Avenue: Five matching sets of flats, 4613-4615 W. Maubert, were designed and built in the spring of 1920 by developers Wright & Hogan.… Continue reading 4629-4651 W. Maubert Ave.
Just a quick post, didn’t want this gorgeous 1913 G. L. Synder-designed Hollywood home to fly under the radar. Tearing this down and building a three story building is, literally, intended to conserve the scale of the existing neighborhood:
This seven-room, 1,840sf Craftsman bungalow was built in the spring of 1912, in the Country Club Park tract, by the contracting team of Peter J. Schulte & William J. Wisler. Wisler was the owner. There are precious few Craftsmans left in this part of the world; they’ve been nearly exterminated east of Wilton. It is… Continue reading 933 S. Gramercy Pl.
I get it. We have private property rights. If I have the money to outbid a museum to buy a Tintoretto or an Edward Hopper, and then go home and toss it in the fireplace, more power to me. If there’s a grove of old-growth trees, some sylvan forest producing shade and oxegyn, where children have froliced in… Continue reading 361 N. Citrus Ave.