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Lady Liberty Showdown: Skytag Wants Its Buildings Protected

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In the latest round of Skytag vs. the City of LA, the Los Angeles Times is reporting that Skytag founder Mike McNeilly, the guy responsible for all those 1969 Statue of Liberty images, is requesting that roughly 118 building sites be grandfathered in and allowed to hold advertising images because the images were in place before the city council declared that December 26th moratorium on new signage. But here's the odd part: The LA Times looked over the list of 118 building submitted by Skytag (that number was eventually reduced by Skytag) and discovered that 33 buildings actually have signs, 66 have no images at all, while the rest of the building have smaller ones, measuring no more than a few feet. (An example of a smaller image can seen above at 1438 Gower.) McNeilly’s tactic, believe billboard experts, is to get an injunction at each of these addresses, a move that would ultimately allows the buildings to have supergraphics and advertising in the future. Via the paper: "If SkyTag is successful, McNeilly could secure permission for images on more than 450 building surfaces -- at locations that include North Hollywood, Koreatown, Westwood, Encino, Granada Hills, Hollywood and downtown Los Angeles." After the jump, all the addresses submitted by McNeilly in the court filing. Check out the list and see if your office/residential building is on the list, and if indeed it has advertising. Perhaps the wind blew off the images of Lady Liberty?


This list was slightly narrowed down, but this is the list submitted by Skytag. The company is saying that it has placed images on all of these buildings:


1. 5818 Sunset Blvd
2. 6290 Sunset Blvd
3. 6363 Beverly Blvd
4. 6353 Beverly Blvd
5. 8555 Beverly Blvd
6. 6255 Sunset Bvld
7. 1755 N. Highland
8. 6430 Sunset Blvd
9. 6922 Hollywood Blvd
10. 7046 Hollywood Blvd
11. 2005 .Highland
12. 1800 N. Highland
13. 1438 Gower
14. 6040 Sunset Blvd
15. 5300 Melrose Avene
16. 650 N. Bronson
17. 7083 Hollywood Blvd
18. 933 La Brea
19. 10203 Santa Monica Blvd
20. 7815 Beverly Blvd
21. 10921 Wilshire Blvd
22. 6300 Wilshire Blvd
23. 810 Flower
24. 10350 Santa Monica Blvd
25. 4955 Van Nuys Blvd
26. 1256 W. 7th Street
27. 1640 Sepulveda Blvd
28. 11175 Santa Monica Blvd
29. 11601 Wilshire Blvd
30. 7080 Hollywood Blvd
31. 5455 Wilshire Blvd
32.700 Flower
33. 1990 Westwood Blvd
34. 10390 Santa Monica Blvd
35. 6380 Wilshire Blvd
36. 4929 Wilshire Blvd
37. 11600 Wilshire Blvd
38. 9800 La Cienega
39. 145 S. Fairfax
40. 110 E. 9th Street
41. 3575 Cahuenga
42. 1055 Wilshire Blvd
43. 3200 Wilshire Blvd
44. 3255 Wilshire Blvd
45. 3435 Wilshire Blvd
46. 3530 Wilshire Blvd
47. 3445 Wilshire Blvd
48. 3699 Wilshire Blvd
49. 3699 Wilshire Blvd
50. 4014 Wilshire Blvd
51. 4055 Wilshire Blvd
52. 4201 Wilshire Blvd
53. 3087 Wilshire Blvd
54. 3200 Wilshire Blvd
55. 3700 Wilshire Blvd
56. 3075 Wilshire Blvd
57. 3921 Wilshire Blvd
58. 4311 Wilshire Blvd
59. 3233 Wilshire Blvd
60. 3450 Wilshire Blvd
61. 15243 Varowen St
62. 3333 Wilshire Blvd
63. 3345 Wilshire Blvd
64. 3055 Wilshire Blvd
65. 520 La Fayette Park
66. 3875 Wilshire Blvd
67.3550 Wilshire Blvd
68. 16530 Ventura Blvd
60. 354 S. Spring
70. 10515 Balboa Avenue
71. 2801 W.6th
72. 3350 Wilshire Blvd
73. 5435 Wilshire Blvd
74. 5435 Wilshire Blvd
75. 11620 Wilshire Blvd
76. 16501 Ventura Blvd
77. 9301 Wilshire Blvd
78. 811 Wilshire Blvd
79. 4322 Wilshire Blvd
80. 350 Figueroa
81. 1545 Wilshire Blvd
82. 1541 Wilshire Blvd
83. 1543 Shatto
84. 6400 Canoga
85. 22801 Ventura
86. 5900 Sepulveda Blvd
87. 601 S. Ardmore
88. 16461 Sherman Way
89. 3325 Wilshire Blvd
90. 1700 Ventura Blvd
91. 17016 Ventura Blvd
92. 15315 Magnoloa
93. 207000 Ventura Blvd
94. 9841 Airport Blvd
95. 420 East 3rd Street
96. 3020 Wilshire Blvd
97. 360 East 2nd Street
98. 601 Glendoaks Blvd
99. 20001 Prairie Avenue
100. 3540 Wilshire Blvd
101. 5300 Melrose Avenue
102. 5358 Melrose Avenue
103. 5254 Melrose Avenue
104. 650 N. Bronson
105. 662 Van Ness
106. 5967 West 3rd
107. 9911 Pico Blvd
108. 6053 W. Century Blvd
109. 6033 W. Century
110. 1919 Sepulveda
111. 420 East 2nd Street
112. 5200 Lankersheim Blvd
113. 91601 Magnolia
114. 11135 Magnolica
115. 2140 W. Olympic Blvd
116. 1055 West 7th Street
117. 3424 Wilshire Blvd
118. 4727 Wilshire Blvd

· Supergraphic entrepreneur's tactic in L.A. infuriates foes [LA Times]