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    Riverview Apartments

    Riverview Apartments...



    ...or Transport-based Zoning?



    (Thnx to pdx at ssp)

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    Looks like they should be called freeway view apartments to me.

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    Reminds me of Wilshire Blvd. in Los Angeles.

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    Quote Originally posted by Future Planner
    Reminds me of Wilshire Blvd. in Los Angeles.
    ...because that's what it is.

    Check out how abruptly the zoning drops drops off a cliff from high-rise apartments along the boulevard to single family. On the right, is there a half-block-thin swath of some kind of intermediate zoning category?

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    [QUOTE=ablarc]...because that's what it is.

    Check out how abruptly the zoning drops drops off a cliff from high-rise apartments along the boulevard to single family. On the right, is there a half-block-thin swath of some kind of intermediate zoning category?[/QUOTE

    Of course! I've driven this stretch hundreds of times in the past.
    There is a medium density zone adjacent to the high density zone. Across the street literally, is the SFR zone. To the North is the LA country club, followed by Beverly Hills.

    Some day, the subway may be extended under this corridor as intended years ago. A few local politicians and MTA Board members are resurrecting the idea of extending the subway after future extensions were banned in 1998 due to the Hollywood sink hole, cost overruns. the explosion due to methane underground etc. An interesting saga. Apparently, cities vehemently opposed to the subway in the 90s (Read: Beverly Hills) have changed their tune and would support it now. Same with other districts of LA. I'll have to dig around for the articles.

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