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New 30-Story High-Rise has Some Local Residents Worried

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For the most part, there are two, competing visions for the future growth of Los Angeles. The new school of thought: vertical, integrated development set next to public transportation. And the old: a preservation of L-A’s historic neighborhoods, resistant to high-rise towers and gentrification. The latest example of this confluence of opinion sits on the corner of La Cienaga and Jefferson Boulevards. It’s a new development that would come with services and shops residents have long yearned for. But others worry it could set a dangerous precedent.

Credits

Host:
Kevin Roderick

Producer:
Benjamin Gottlieb