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LA Weekly: At Grand Central Market, a New Wave of Vendors Is Changing Up an L.A. Mainstay

August 20, 2014

Levin & Associates working with Ira Yellin on current renovations to Los Angeles Grand Central Market.

Published in the LA Weekly
August 20, 2014
By Amy Scattergood

"For all the changes, much has remained constant here, too. The market has never shut down: not for the wars or the Depression; or the massive renovation orchestrated by Ira Yellin and architect Brenda Levin (the Griffith Observatory! the old Rex Il Ristorante!) in the late '80s and early '90s, after Yellin bought the complex in 1984; or for the market's more recent recalibration, led by Yellin's widow, Adele Yellin, who took over its management two years ago when Eriman retired.

The old-school neon signs are still here. A constant since the market opened, they have been refurbished, based on old photographs, by Levin — who is working with Yellin on the current renovations. One is required in every stall, under the terms of the vendors' leases."

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