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LA Taxpayers Getting Dinged for Demolition of a Historic Hollywood Property


Written by Ziggy Kruse

18 Mar 2014

VOICES-Is the preservation of historic properties important to the people of Los Angeles and those who represent us? Should taxpayer funds be used to demolish historic buildings?

Coming from a German city that preserved its historic structures, almost destroyed during WWII, it is mindboggling to me that the City of Los Angeles would allow buildings in Hollywood with great architectural value to be demolished.  And to top it off: Making the Taxpayers pay to bulldoze them down!

On Thursday, March 20 at 10 AM, the Los Angeles Cultural Heritage Commission is scheduled to vote on whether to grant Historic-Cultural Monument status to the A. L. Ehrbar residence at 1601 N. Hobart Blvd. in Hollywood, which is an extremely rare and virtually intact example of a Santa Fe Adobe style home designed in 1920 by acclaimed architect Harwood Hewitt, winner of the 1925 world by acclaimed architect Harwood Hewitt, winner of the 1925 world prize for residential architecture. 



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