Amoeba Music on Sunset Boulevard
Los Angeles music fans were shocked to learn that development firm GPI Companies may demolish the Amoeba Music building and construct a glass-and-steel skyscraper in its place — effectively ending Amoeba’s existence in Hollywood.
LA Tenants Union Backs the Neighborhood Integrity Initiative
The LA Tenants Union has endorsed the Neighborhood Integrity Initiative and its effort to end the backroom City Hall deals that let developers pave over L.A. with unwanted luxury housing.
Supporters at LA City Hall
Mayor Eric Garcetti Pressed to End Overdevelopment By Neighborhood Integrity Initiative
Frank Gehry makes his pitch
At the City Council meeting it appeared as if famed architect Frank Gehry and developer Townscape Partners had made concessions that adequately addressed all neighborhood concerns about the controversial 8150 Sunset mega-project. That was far from the case.
Mayor Eric Garcetti at City Hall
The L.A. Times reports that Garcetti’s plan to issue an executive directive to prohibit such private meetings is “part of a bigger attempt to fend off [the] hotly contested” Neighborhood Integrity Initiative.
Freeway-adjacent Casden West LA
Casden West L.A., a controversial mega-project located at Pico and Sepulveda boulevards, where gridlock traffic is infamous. Casden came under intense pressure from community groups to downscale the project.
Millennium Partners wants to put up a mega-project in Hollywood
One of San Francisco’s most iconic luxury housing skyscrapers is sinking and tilting — and it was built by Millennium Partners, the same developer that wants to put up an ultra-controversial mega-project in Hollywood near the landmark Capitol Records building and an earthquake fault.
Save Sunset Junction
Development firm Frost/Chaddock has long been a player at L.A. City Hall — shelling out a sizable $504,919 in campaign contributions and lobbyist fees over the years to win profitable favors from local politicians and bureaucrats.
8150 Sunset mega-project
The Los Angeles City Council approved the controversial 8150 Sunset mega-project that’s raised the ire of many community activists who believe the development is too big and will ruin neighborhood.
The City Council approved profitable spot zoning changes for the divisive “Reef” mega-project proposed for Historic South-Central near the 10 Freeway. The billion-dollar development has pitted neighbors against neighbors who either strongly support or heavily oppose the construction of a hotel and two skyscrapers with luxury housing in the working-class neighborhood.
Measure JJJ Is Jammed with Loopholes
Measure JJJ on the ballot falsely claims to bring “affordable housing” and jobs to L.A. residents. In fact, JJJ is a twisted roadmap for unprecedented overdevelopment.
A concerned community activist
As a reminder to each of you, in the Letter to Mayor Garcetti we urged the mayor to unveil his program for reforming the broken planning and development system inside City Hall. This system has handed profit-driven developers the reins in deciding what Los Angeles becomes. Last April, the mayor promised these reforms were forthcoming.
Westwood’s streets are getting more and more jammed and gridlocked by outsized mega-projects.
We Hate Traffic
For a city virtually made of cars, you can’t get around.
We Hate Traffic
Sitting in traffic all day? Blame greedy developers who push forward gigantic mega-projects that gridlock our streets.
Mayor Eric Garcetti Should Embrace Altruistic Creativity And End Destruction of ‘Tiny Houses’
Stop Developer Greed
L.A. neighborhood activists fight City Hall, and win.
Sasha Ali, a Hollywood neighborhood activist, is fighting to take back control of LA City Hall from greedy developers. Will you join her?
Rising Price of Downtown Living
The Rising Price of Downtown Living
Coalition offers new Neighborhood Integrity Initiative for March 2017 ballot. LA’s politicians up for re-election will be forced to seriously discuss overdevelopment.
Our new billboard on Sunset Boulevard near Wilcox Avenue. Honk when you see it! Take back LA!
Cookie-Cutter Mega-Projects Don’t Make For Livable Neighborhoods!
Does Luxury Housing Trickle Down to Affordable Apartments?
LA Press Conference
Coalition to Preserve LA press conference in Korea Town, shining a light on crazy overdevelopment
Inform yourself about overdevelopment and our ballot measure.
Developers send hired hand to disrupt press conference. Don’t want public to talk about overdevelopment
Koreatown’s wildly inappropriate 27-story luxury housing skyscraper
LA’s streets are getting more and more jammed and gridlocked by outsized mega-projects. Developers don’t care. Politicians don’t care. We do.
Greedy developers don’t care about more gridlock caused by their mega-projects, just more profits.
George Abrahams, a Hollywood neighborhood activist, is fighting to take back control of LA City Hall from greedy developers. Will you join him?
Rick Caruso’s mega-project
The Los Angeles City Planning Commission gave billionaire Rick Caruso special spot-zoning approvals for his 20-story luxury high-rise known as “333 La Cienega.”
Echo Park Demolition
Demolition has begun of 1899 home in Echo Park to make way for oversized 50-unit housing complex on Everett Street.
The 6th st bridge to downtown Los Angeles is closed during demolition as drivers struggle to find alternate routes.
With the Neighborhood Integrity Initiative, all Angelenos will have more say over development impacts in their communities.
Traffic like drying cement? Put people before profits and campaign contributions.
Black Lung Lofts
It’s a scientific fact: Freeway-adjacent housing harms children, yet developers keep building it.
Rev. Alice Callaghan,a lifelong fighter for the homeless on skid row, is standing up to greedy developers and powerful politicians.
Alexandra Kondracke, artist and activist is fighting to take back control of LA City Hall from greedy developers. Will you join her?