May 4, 2017
The LA Times recently published an excellent account of the unintended negative consequences of historic designation. The LA Times notes that homes have fallen out of escrow because of the issue and caused financial distress to homeowners. This is exactly why StopWehoThematicDistrict is concerned about inappropriately applying WeHo's thematic district laws to our neighborhood.
Mar 21, 2017
The West Hollywood City Council last night put the brakes on a survey of homes on the Eastside intended to create a “thematic district” of Craftsman-style houses.
Mar 6, 2017
There was anger and outrage at Wednesday night’s Historic Preservation Commission (HPC) meeting as West Hollywood’s Eastside residents protested the city’s plans to create a “thematic grouping” district of Craftsman-style homes in the area east of Fairfax Avenue and west of Plummer Park.
Mar 1, 2017
A proposal to designate certain houses and apartment buildings on WeHo’s Eastside as examples of early 20th Century (or Craftsman) design is getting pushback from residents of that area.