[And watch this blog and for much more on this pompous, ego-driven, billion dollar white elephant waiting to happen.] See also: Neighborhood Council Blog
Just what we need...more five star hotels, botique shops, restaurants and entertainment along "Tumbleweed Connection". I know, I know...build it and they will come. FIRST, YOU BRAG IN LA WEEKLY THAT YOU PLAN ON BUILDING SO MUCH HIGH DENSITY HOUSING THAT TRAFFIC WILL COME TO A GRIDLOCK HAULT. THEN, YOU PLAN ON PEOPLE FLOCKING TO THE AREA TO GO TO PF CHANG'S? Riiiiiiiiight! I think the City should be sticking to basics; prove to the constituents that they can tie their shoelaces (accomplish something). How come the only people that do not see the problem with this are the ones making the money off the development?
Not to say that I am against more of these billion dollar downtown boondoggle projects by the CRA (Community Robbing A-holes)...but I hope an earthquake destroys the enitre project two-seconds the ribbon cutting ceremony! Except, then the CRA would just be happy -- because then -- they could build it all over again, and make the money all over again!
AND NOW, IF YOU LIKE TRAGIC FAIRYTALES, HERE'S ONE: