Tag: Brookside Homeowners Association

Resident association meetings discuss crime increase

Resident association meetings discuss crime increase

| March 1, 2018 | 0 Comments

Recent increases in criminal activity have alarmed residents, especially in single-family neighborhoods, where reports show an uptick in crime. As noted in this newspaper last month, the increases, primarily in property crimes and robberies, also have led the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) to reallocate about 300 officers, beginning in January, to patrol duty across […]

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Brookside neighbors focus on where to add mass to houses

Brookside neighbors focus on where to add mass to houses

| December 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

Nearly 50 Sycamore Square and Brookside property owners attended a December 19 public hearing about rezoning single-family parts of their neighborhoods to curb what many describe as “McMansionization.” The term refers to the construction of large modern houses on small lots in traditional single-family neighborhoods. Examples of such structures are obvious to drivers or walkers […]

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Brookside considers its preservation options

Brookside considers its preservation options

| June 1, 2017 | 0 Comments

Before further pursuing an Historic Preservation Overlay Zone (HPOZ), residents attending the May 18 Brookside Homeowners Association community meeting were asked to consider seeking adoption of one of the city’s new single-family (R1) variation zones. An example cited by city staff was the new R1 Rear-Mass Variation Zone (R1R), at the lowest lot coverage (R1R3), […]

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Preservation on agenda at Brookside meeting series

Preservation on agenda at Brookside meeting series

| March 3, 2016 | 0 Comments

Brookside residents concerned about preservation and residential development issues in their neighborhood met Feb. 1 to hear about their options. They listened to presentations concerning the city’s Historic Preservation Overlay Zone (HPOZ program), a Baseline Mansionization Ordinance and efforts to tighten it up, and something most in attendance had never heard of before—a CDO, or […]

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Brookside residents updated on crime, Park Mile zoning

Brookside residents updated on crime, Park Mile zoning

| July 30, 2015 | 0 Comments

Fourth District Councilman David Ryu complimented the 30 residents who turned out for the summer meeting for their citizen involvement. Ryu and his chief of staff Sarah Dusseault attended the July 16 evening meeting of Brookside Homeowners Association at the Lebanese-American Foundation center. Owen Smith, Association president, introduced the guest speakers including Wilshire LAPD senior […]

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Update on Farmers project at Ebell

Update on Farmers project at Ebell

| July 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

The public is invited to see revised plans for the new residential development proposed for the former Farmers Insurance property along Wilshire Blvd. between Rimpau and Muirfield. The site includes the existing seven-story tower and two large parking lots. The meeting is at The Ebell, 743 S. Lucerne, on Wed., July 8, at 8 p.m. Density […]

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