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City Council PLUM Committee Approves Linkage Fees for Affordable Housing

City Council PLUM Committee Approves Linkage Fees for Affordable Housing

| October 12, 2017 | 0 Comments

On Tuesday, October 10, the City Council’s Planning and Land Use Management Committee discussed and eventually approved a new ordinance creating a permanent “linkage fee” that would require builders – on many kinds of construction projects – to pay into a fund for affordable housing in the city. During the two-hour discussion, the committee members […]

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New Mansfield Development Murals Pay Homage to Site’s History

New Mansfield Development Murals Pay Homage to Site’s History

| October 11, 2017 | 0 Comments

As the new “The Mansfield” mixed-use development at Wilshire and Mansfield inches toward completion (it’s scheduled to open in April, 2018), we learned this week that the development, which was re-designed after neighborhood input early in the planning process  to echo several architectural elements of the old Four Star Theater complex it replaced, will pay a […]

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Cultural Heritage Commission Agrees to Consider Historic Status for Beneficial Plaza and Liberty Park

Cultural Heritage Commission Agrees to Consider Historic Status for Beneficial Plaza and Liberty Park

| October 7, 2017 | 1 Comment

The City’s Cultural Heritage Commission agreed to further consider the application for Beneficial Plaza and Liberty Park at 3700 Wilshire Blvd to be designated a Historic-Cultural Monument (HCM) at a hearing on Thursday. “The  commissioners voted unanimously to take the next step with the application,” said Annette Van Duren, a nearby resident and applicant for […]

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Cultural Commission to Hear Monument Application for Beneficial Plaza and Liberty Park at 3700 Wilshire

Cultural Commission to Hear Monument Application for Beneficial Plaza and Liberty Park at 3700 Wilshire

| September 29, 2017 | 0 Comments

Next week, the City’s Cultural Heritage Commission will consider an application to designate Beneficial Plaza and Liberty Park at 3700 Wilshire Blvd a Historic-Cultural Monument according to Urbanize LA.com. The effort to landmark the office building and plaza constructed in the 1960s was motivated by a proposal from the building’s owner, Jamison Services, one of […]

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GWNC Land Use Committee Considers Application for Hotel on Melrose

GWNC Land Use Committee Considers Application for Hotel on Melrose

| September 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

Members of the GWNC Land Use committee heard a presentation at their meeting Tuesday evening for a Conditional Use Permit (CUP) for the “Historic Melrose Bungalow,” a project that would convert a 7 unit bungalow court into an 18 unit hotel by adding a four-story building at the back of the lot at 5212 Melrose Avenue […]

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Planning Meetings Scheduled for New R-1 Sub-Zone in Brookside and Sycamore Square

Planning Meetings Scheduled for New R-1 Sub-Zone in Brookside and Sycamore Square

| September 25, 2017 | 0 Comments

Two public information meeting have been scheduled by CD4 to discuss regulations for a new R-1 Sub-zone to replace the expiring Brookside and Sycamore Square Interim Control Ordinances (ICOs), which are set to expire in July of 2018. CD4 has called the meetings and instructed the Planning Department to begin work in order to make sure […]

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