Re “Pandemic pushes back heavenly apartment plans,” May 27 issue
I couldn’t understand when I was working on getting surrounding neighbors to oppose Rick Caruso’s 20-story high rise known as 333 La Cienega, why Our Lady of Mt. Lebanon told me that they had no concern about the effect Caruso’s development, located across the street, would have on their church.
Now I know why they had no concerns. They also had plans for a similar development. Caruso is alleged to have spent $123,600 on campaign contributions to 42 Los Angeles candidates to get his high rise approved, which was clearly money well spent. Will those contributions help Our Lady of Mt. Lebanon get their high rise too, especially the president that approved Caruso’s high rise development set for the neighborhood? If anyone living in the area wants to see the future of the neighborhood, if Our Lady of Mt. Lebanon is successful, take a ride to the Wilshire Corridor near Westwood. You can see the future of the neighborhood if enough neighbors don’t speak up during the hearing process.