LA Transit-Oriented Project Gets Council's Nod After Size Cut

Law360, New York (June 28, 2013, 5:16 PM ET) -- The Los Angeles City Council gave several key approvals to a large transit-oriented, mixed-use project on Friday, just days after the developer agreed to chop the project's size drastically in the face of traffic and environmental concerns.

Despite continued appeals to an environmental report, councilmembers unanimously approved the report and pushed forward  zoning changes for the slimmed-down residential and retail project. The project is being spearheaded by Casden West Los Angeles LLC and has been bouncing along a bumpy approvals process over the last few months, with...
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