The Rise Of The Citizen Activist In Mega-Mansion Development: Part 1 | BH Courier

The Rise Of The Citizen Activist In Mega-Mansion Development: Part 1

The scene overhead of the Loma Vista Drive crash.
The scene overhead of the Loma Vista Drive crash.

Posted Thursday, August 17, 2017 – 6:35 PM

By Victoria Talbot

The Los Angeles landscape has undergone many shifts from its early beginnings, from oil wells to luxury hotels, railroads to automobiles. In the early Twentieth Century, hunting cabins dotted the canyons, and the  orange groves spread through the valley.

Post WWII brought the GI Bill and developers enticed homebuyers with ebullient advertising campaigns and cheap land. Mulholland solved the water problem and motion pictures brought glamour and studios.

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