LA Sues Hollywood's Roosevelt Hotel Over Giant Ads

Law360, New York (October 25, 2011, 2:46 PM EDT) -- The city of Los Angeles filed suit Friday against Hollywood's famed Roosevelt Hotel and an outdoor media company, alleging that a towering supergraphic advertisement covering the side of the hotel is illegal and unfair to competitors that comply with city ordinances.

The lawsuit is the latest in a long series of battles between the city, outdoor advertising companies and property owners over supergraphic signage, which is typically affixed to the outside wall of a multi-story building, often covering over ten floors.

L.A. City Attorney Carmen A....
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