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1) West Hollywood Adj: Commenter No. 5 answers the question about the Croft & Willoughby development, linking to the website of SPF:a Architects who are designing the 33-unit condo project.
2) Miracle Mile: Several commenters chimed in to report that the Cadillac dealership on Wilshire is being converted into a BMW dealership. The dealership will take up both sides of Wilshire Blvd., and will result in the demolition of the Bob's Big Boy as well. A full report is in this month's Larchmont Chronicle with uber-ugly renderings of the new BMW dealership. Curbed's coverage is here.
3) Fairfax District: A sign saying Mayor Antonia Villaraigosa and Councilman Jack Weiss are proud to bring you a new sewer just wouldn't go over as well as the non-descriptive blue signs, so that's what you get. Just be thankful. UPDATED