Last week, the City of Los Angeles took a stand against over-sized homes. The so-called Hillside Mansionization Ordinance imposes restrictions based on parcel size, the steepness of slopes and other factors. Now super-agent Michael Ovitz and other residents of Beverly Hills have taken matters into their own hands. A son of Saudi King Abdullah has agreed to reduce his residential compound from 85,000 square feet to 52,000. Martha Groves has followed the story for the LA Times.
Saudi Prince Downsizes His MegaMansion
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