Tag Archives: Mansionization

Reforming the Baseline Mansionization Ordinance ~ A Conversation with Shelley Wagers

The MMRA Channel on YouTube: [Click on image to view video] Reforming the Baseline Mansionization Ordinance A Conversation with Shelley Wagers The rapid spread of mansionization has overwhelmed neighborhoods throughout Los Angeles. The Baseline Mansionization Ordinance [BMO] enacted in 2008 … Continue reading

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Miracle Mile HPOZ Update ~ July 2015

HPOZ UPDATE ~ July 2015: Historic Resources Survey Fieldwork Completed   [Click on image to view video of survey team at work] Katie Horak, Senior Associate with Architectural Resources Group [ARG], reports that the fieldwork part of the Historic Resources … Continue reading

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Miracle Mile HPOZ Update ~ June 2015

Miracle Mile HPOZ Update June 2015: New Videos of Historical Survey Team at Work + HPOZ Progress Report from Katie Horak   Click on image to view video. An Historic Resources Survey is the foundation of an Historic Preservation Overlay Zone, it documents … Continue reading

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HPOZ Update: Historic Resources Survey Underway

Boundaries of the Miracle Mile HPOZ. Click on map to enlarge.  HPOZ UPDATE: Historic Resources Survey Underway  MMRA VP Ken Hixon Speaks on the Miracle Mile HPOZ at Chamber Commerce Economic Forum The Historic Resources Survey of the 1600-plus parcels contained within the … Continue reading

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Govan Eyes Residential Area of Miracle Mile for Future LACMA Expansion

  “That’s the Only Way to Go…” Govan Eyes Residential Area of Miracle Mile For Future LACMA Expansion Overlay of latest Zumthor design of LACMA. Map courtesy of Google. The latest iteration of the Peter Zumthor design for a new … Continue reading

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Miracle Mile Demolition Ban Approved

Miracle Mile Demolition Ban Approved  City Enacts Two-Year Interim Control Ordinance to Stop McMansions  Click map to enlarge. On March 25, 2015, the Los Angeles City Council approved two Interim Control Ordinances [ICOs]: one ordinance prohibited demolitions and substantial alterations … Continue reading

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Historic Resources Survey of Miracle Mile Properties Launched

HPOZ UPDATE: Historic Resources Survey of Miracle Mile Properties Launched A historic resources survey of Miracle Mile properties commenced this week, a prerequisite for the creation of the Miracle Mile Historic Preservation Overlay Zone [HPOZ]. The Miracle Mile Residential Association … Continue reading

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Miracle Mile HPOZ Update • March 15, 2015

From the MMRA Newsletter, March 15, 2015: Miracle Mile HPOZ Update   A prerequisite to applying for a Historic Preservation Overlay Zone (HPOZ) is the preparation of an Historic Resources Survey. According to the Department of City Planning’s Office of … Continue reading

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Another McMansion Underway in the Miracle Mile

Another McMansion Underway in the Miracle Mile While the Community Waits for City Approval  of a Temporary Demolition Ban  A house at 936 South Burnside Avenue was demolished last week to make way for another McMansion. The 1,836 sq. ft. … Continue reading

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MMRA Board Endorses Miracle Mile HPOZ

    MMRA Board Endorses Miracle Mile HPOZ Tom LaBonge Sponsors Council Motion Launching Adoption Process The Miracle Mile Residential Association Board of Directors endorsed the recommendation of the MMRA HPOZ Committee at its February 5th board meeting and adopted … Continue reading

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