December 26, 1999
Movies Norman Jewison directs Denzel Washington as the title character in "The Hurricane," based on the true story of an American teenager and Canadian activists who fought to reopen a 20-year-old murder case and free from prison wrongly convicted middleweight fighter Rubin "Hurricane" Carter. Opens Wednesday in selected theaters. * Walt Disney's nephew Roy E.
December 7, 1999 |
As had been rumored for months, Spanish-language television giant Univision Communications Inc. has agreed to lease a custom-built office and broadcast complex next to its facility at the Howard Hughes Center along the San Diego Freeway in Westchester. Univision will expand and relocate from the approximately 65,000 square feet of office and studio space it has outgrown at the Hughes Center's focal 16-story office building, to a 159,000-square-foot building scheduled for completion in mid-2001.
October 19, 1999 |
Brentwood-based Arden Realty has landed its first tenants at two office projects it has under construction--Howard Hughes Center near Westchester, and Westwood Center, the former Monty's building in Westwood. Intellectual property law firm Fulwider Patton Lee & Utecht has agreed to move from Westwood to the top two floors at Arden's 240,000-square-foot Hughes center, 6060 Center Drive, alongside the San Diego Freeway. The 10-story building is slated for completion in the spring.
January 12, 1999 |
The early phases of construction have begun on a 10-story office building in Howard Hughes Center, where developers are planning to add 1.3 million square feet of office space and a giant entertainment center. Development partners Arden Realty Inc., a Beverly Hills-based real estate investment trust, and Lowe Enterprises, a real estate investment and management firm headquartered in Brentwood, said the $55-million building in Westchester will be ready for occupancy early next year.
April 23, 1998 |
Beverly Hills-based Arden Realty Inc. said it has completed its $18-million purchase of 45 acres in Howard Hughes Center--one of the last large parcels in Los Angeles zoned for large-scale construction. The purchase is Arden's first crack at development, giving the real estate investment trust enough land and development rights to build about 10 office buildings totaling 1.3 million square feet.
February 27, 1998 |
After years of focusing primarily on acquisitions, Arden Realty Inc. has decided it's time to enter the development fray and build new properties from the ground up. The Beverly Hills-based real estate investment trust has agreed to purchase a 70-acre parcel in the Howard Hughes Center adjacent to the San Diego Freeway in Westchester, real estate sources report.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 25, 1987 |
To the mavens of economic growth, it seemed like serendipity. Here was the State of California and the City of Los Angeles, trying to lure industry into a depressed neighborhood south of downtown. Move here, create jobs and we'll give you good financing and tax breaks, the government said. And here was the Kluger Company Inc., a 49-year-old family owned apparel business eager to expand from its garment district quarters.
February 19, 1987 |
Sterling Honea describes the vacant field next to his home in the Kentwood area of Westchester as an idyllic spot where joggers, dogs, children and wildlife find refuge from urban congestion. Across the field is a spectacular view of West Los Angeles, Century City and Westwood. "It's a beautiful area," said Honea, a 39-year-old attorney. But it's now a battleground between Howard Hughes Realty Inc.
August 3, 1986 |
The Los Angeles Planning Commission on Thursday will consider whether to allow the development of 3.1 million square feet of office and hotel space in the Howard Hughes Center in exchange for $30 million in improved roads and other public services in Westchester. The commission will conduct a public hearing on the proposed 20-year agreement between the city and the developer. If it passes the commission, the proposal also must be approved by the City Council.