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Another business leaves the core NoHo Business District.

I walked by FX Enterprises, the company that sells car rims and noticed an empty building. The owner mentioned they are moving around the corner on Vineland due to a doubling of their rent. So sad to watch, one by one shops leaving the area only replaced with empty places with darkened windows.  Just as Anne's Thriftshop had to depart along with other boutiques, thrift shops and restaurants. 

I believe with Hamburger Hamlet, Anne's Thrift Shop, The Rainforest Cafe, a Ramen Noodle place that was suppose to open last Summer, BTW, whatever happened to this one and of course now the Quizno's on Lankershim. Businesses are leaving faster than ever! Very disheartening. 
Do not take a Lane out on Lankershim for bikes January 05, 2014 at 09:50 AM
Thank you Bestsy for say that. Your so right.
Alex Daniels January 06, 2014 at 12:45 PM
Sorry without real jobs, doesnt matter what you put in those places..no one has the money to buy...City of LA needs to create larger business incentives for the area..even build a manufacturing park in the area...then with jobs, people have money and they buy things....until then, just like downtown and hollywood..things will stall financially and all we are left with is vacant apartments and business spaces where only the developers make out and run........of course all is well and the emperor has new clothes...
David Keesey January 06, 2014 at 03:30 PM
You're right Alex. H.P and Disney were in the large building on the southwest corner of Magnolia and Lankershim, both are gone now. If Kerkorian would get in gear to bring incentives to our area, then as you say, the people will buy! The city needs to get motivated on those empty lots on Chandler and Weddington, between Vineland and Lankershim. They've been sitting empty for years, at least put up a parking structure so the people will come. Parking is terrible here! Another negative about NoHo.
Kevin MacKelvie January 10, 2014 at 07:17 PM
I've seen no discussion of this in this by our business reps. As Resident Rep for NoHoArtsDistrict, I'd like to see many more local corners opening up with more small businesses. Mr. Kerkorian could push for an enterprise zone here in the Lankershim corridor all the way through CD2. We should include the mostly decrepit Valley Plaza area too. Many possibilities went up in smoke when Redevelopment ended. Many more possibilities and dreams still exist. It doesn't mean the fight to occupy these great properties by people with vision, should be blind to people with capital. If anyone is working in this area, I'd like to hear about it.
Bob Peppermuller January 15, 2014 at 07:39 PM
Definition of GENTRIFICATION : the process of renewal and rebuilding accompanying the influx of middle-class or affluent people into deteriorating areas that often displaces poorer residents

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