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LAX ConstructionWatch, Greatest Eminent Domain Story Every Told

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WESTCHESTER: It's travelin' season again, so we're getting one of our first LAX construction shots since January. The new Fentress Architects-designed international terminal is looking much closer to finished than it was during the winter holidays, but it's not scheduled for completion until 2013, so we still have many more peak travel times to get through. [Curbed Inbox]

BEVERLY HILLS: If you've been as obsessed with the years-long battle over Brooklyn's Atlantic Yards as our cousins at Curbed NY have, or if you're just into wild stories of eminent domain, you'll get a chance to see the movie version of the development battle starting tomorrow night at the Laemmle Music Hall. Battle for Brooklyn was shot over eight years and documents "the very public and passionate fight waged by residents and business owners of Brooklyn’s historic Prospect Heights neighborhood facing condemnation of their property to make way for the polarizing Atlantic Yards project, a massive plan to build 16 skyscrapers and a basketball arena for the New Jersey Nets. The film focuses on graphic designer Daniel Goldstein whose apartment sits at what would be center court of the new arena." See Curbed NY's review here. In an email, co-director Michael Galinsky mentions that Angelenos might be especially primed for the movie right now, being in the thick of stadium development ourselves. [Curbed Inbox]

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