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Sellers, avoid a blindside: Know whether your home is on one of these lists

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.

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WeHo Puts Craftsman District Project on Hold

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.

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Residents Object to Craftsman Designation of Eastside Homes

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.

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WeHo Craftsman District Proposal Gets Pushback from Residents

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.

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