Grand Avenue Drenched in Misdirection via LA Weekly By Tibby Rothman
It's the "most complicated design ... L.A. has ever seen," Witte says. In addition, he says, they needed more time to deal with the unexpected soaring costs of materials. "Nothing would give me more pleasure than to say that this thing's a crock and it's going to die, but I don't think it's true," says one real estate expert familiar with the Grand. Because Related strikes so many public/private deals with other city halls across the country, it can't be seen as abandoning a flagship project. "They can't be perceived to be 'walking away,'" the expert notes. "What does strike me," he warns, "is that the pattern of this project has been to ask for progressively more public support and assistance."
Not that this is a scientific poll, but when you see 90% one way, or the other (on a legitimate sample of this size), it's worth noting Councilmember Tom The Bong: Q: Do you think Griffith Park...
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