Tag: Historic Preservation Overlay Zone

Miracle Mile moves ahead in saving its historic past

Miracle Mile moves ahead in saving its historic past

| June 2, 2016 | 0 Comments

After several community workshops, a thorough survey of the area and city officials getting on board, Miracle Mile is moving forward with obtaining an Historical Preservation Overlay Zone ordinance. The ordinance, if adopted by the City Council, would protect the Mile from teardowns of its many Period Revival homes and preserve the character of the […]

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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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Mansionization encroaches on area’s historic fabric

Mansionization encroaches on area’s historic fabric

| March 3, 2016 | 1 Comment

This is a memo of gratitude to the city of Los Angeles. In late March 2015, an Interim Control Ordinance (ICO) went into effect in 15 residential neighborhoods. Five of them are in Council District 4 and one, Larchmont Heights, is an area of small bungalows north of Beverly. I live in Larchmont Heights. This […]

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Residents urged to start preservation process

Residents urged to start preservation process

| January 28, 2015 | 2 Comments

Miracle Mile will be requesting the city for an Historic Preservation Overlay Zone (HPOZ) to protect their 80 and 90-year-old properties from McMansionization. Nearly 65 residents learned the steps necessary to create an HPOZ at a morning meeting sponsored by the Miracle Mile Residential Association on Jan. 10 at Leonardo’s nightclub. Board member Mark Zecca […]

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