[A new 13-story office tower is being proposed for the Miracle Mile]
Week in Review: An op-ed from an economist in the LA Times lays much of the blame for today's housing shortage at the feet of neighborhood NIMBYs. Congrats to the Better Shelter fellows for flipping a Glassel Park home like its nobody's business and making $101k over asking. Gentrification is following the light rail line down Crenshaw to Leimert Park, threatening to kick out long time black-owned businesses. Metro has considered Beverly Hills claims of impending fault line/earthquake/subway disaster but as expected has rejected them as unfounded. A report on the health of Los Angeles residents provides some horrifying facts and figures about where in LA you're most likely to die young and where you may get a disease. A lovely little bungalow (with guest unit) near Sunset Junction is calling all hipsters with an affordable price of $587k. The Idle Hour Cafe, a barrel shaped building in North Hollywood, is finally being restored after years of neglect.