A Documentary Film by Camilo Silva

2000’s

L.A. Unified Unveils 5 Plans for Ambassador Site

Posted by on May 23, 2012 in 2000's, Ambassador Blog | 0 comments

L.A. Unified Unveils 5 Plans for Ambassador Site

Historic hotel property is to house up to three new schools. Public will have 60 days to review. June 17, 2003|Duke Helfand¬†|¬†Times Staff Writer Los Angeles school officials unveiled five alternatives Monday for using the historic Ambassador Hotel property as the future home of as many as three new schools to relieve overcrowding in one of the city’s most densely populated corridors. The plans range from razing the closed hotel on Wilshire Boulevard to converting the seven-story...

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Seeing Stars – The Ambassador Hotel Los Angeles

Posted by on May 21, 2012 in 1920's, 1930's, 1940's, 1950's, 1960's, 1970's, 1980's, 1990's, 2000's, 2010's, Ambassador Blog, Slider | 0 comments

Seeing Stars – The Ambassador Hotel Los Angeles

The Ambassador Hotel Los Angeles – A Brief History… SeeingStars – In February 2006, the Ambassador Hotel was torn down – proving once and for all that Los Angeles has no regard for its history… In 2001, the Los Angeles Unified School District bought the property, and three new schools have now been built on the site of the Ambassador: an elementary school, a middle school and a high school. It opened in 2010, and will serve 4,200 students at a price tag of $578...

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