Tag: HPOZ

CD4 Updates Miracle Mile HPOZ Query Letter…and Schedules Town Hall Meeting

CD4 Updates Miracle Mile HPOZ Query Letter…and Schedules Town Hall Meeting

| February 13, 2017 | 0 Comments

Last week, the Buzz reported that – because of ongoing disputes regarding a proposed Historic Preservation Overlay Zone for the Miracle Mile neighborhood, and claims from both those in favor and those opposed that they represent the majority of residents – City Council Member David Ryu was planning to send out a query letter to all residents […]

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Renters Protest Buildings’ Removal from Proposed Miracle Mile HPOZ

Renters Protest Buildings’ Removal from Proposed Miracle Mile HPOZ

| February 8, 2017 | 3 Comments

On Monday, February 6, more than 30 renters who live on the blocks between Wilshire Blvd. and 8th Street in the Miracle Mile area met with City Council District 4 Planning Deputy Julia Duncan to protest the recent removal – at a January City Planning Commission hearing – of their homes from a proposed Miracle Mile Historic […]

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Miracle Mile HPOZ Discussions Ramp Up as PLUM Hearing Nears

Miracle Mile HPOZ Discussions Ramp Up as PLUM Hearing Nears

| February 3, 2017 | 0 Comments

In anticipation of a critical City Council Plum Committee hearing on the proposed Miracle Mile HPOZ, which could be scheduled at any time, both pro- and anti-HPOZ forces are marshaling their forces and vying for community support. Back in December, the City Planning Commission (CPC) voted to support a proposed Historic Preservation Overlay Zone (HPOZ) […]

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Brookside Schedules HPOZ Meeting February 23

Brookside Schedules HPOZ Meeting February 23

| January 30, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Brookside Homeowners Association has announced a meeting on Thursday, February 23, 2017 at 6:30-8pm at the Memorial Branch Library to discuss the pursuit of the neighborhood’s Historic Preservation Overlay Zone. In the notice, the Board says it is committed to a full discussion of the HPOZ, an apparent recognition of the concerns some residents have regarding implementing an […]

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GWNC Land Use Committee Supports Brookside HPOZ; CIM Selling Farmers Insurance Bldg.

GWNC Land Use Committee Supports Brookside HPOZ; CIM Selling Farmers Insurance Bldg.

| January 26, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Greater Wilshire Neighborhood Council’s Land Use Committee (LUC) voted at its meeting Tuesday evening to recommend the GWNC board write a letter supporting the Brookside neighborhood’s effort to secure an Historic Preservation Overlay Zone (HPOZ). In reporting the news to neighbors, Jan Wieringa, Chairperson Brookside’s HPOZ committee, explained that Councilman David Ryu and his head of Planning, Julia Duncan, […]

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City Attorney’s Office Rejects Challenge to CPC’s Miracle Mile HPOZ Vote

City Attorney’s Office Rejects Challenge to CPC’s Miracle Mile HPOZ Vote

| December 23, 2016 | 1 Comment

On December 17, the SayNoHPOZ group, which opposed a proposed Historic Preservation Overlay Zone for the Miracle Mile neighborhood, filed a protest with the City Attorney’s office, claiming a recent City Planning Commission vote to support the HPOZ proposal was invalid.  (The first vote by the CPC was a tie, and after additional discussion at […]

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