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It's time to kick some ass before a Lloyd Wright building is destroyed
by Katy Purviance on 10/29/10 @ 08:09:22 pm
Categories: News | 489 words | 946 views

I just received this…

Dear Friends:

This is a project that will demolish one of of Lloyd Wright’s most distinct homes and replace it with a repulsive example of TacoBellitecture. The existing home is of course one of the best homes ever built in Southern California. The proposed replacement a elephantine eyesore.

Please take the time to write or call this RPV official and comment that the project alternative does not consider the retention of rare exquisite,valuable historic, cultural and architectural resources, along with perhaps not failing to mention the obvious that the property owner is a Butt Head for even thinking of such a thing…….

NOTICE OF COMPLETION AND AVAILABILITY OF AN ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT REPORT
TO: All Interested Agencies, Parties, Organizations, and Persons
FROM: City of Palos Verdes Estates, California
SUBJECT: Notice of Availability of a Draft Environmental Impact Report

PROJECT TITLE: 504 Paseo Del Mar Project

PROJECT APPLICANT: Mr. Mark C. Paullin

PUBLIC REVIEW PERIOD: October 27, 2010 to December 10, 2010

PROJECT LOCATION: The Project Site is located at 504 Paseo Del Mar in the City of Palos Verdes Estates. The Assessor Parcel Number (APN) for the Project Site is 7540-006-002.

PROJECT DESCRIPTION: The Project proposes the replacement of an existing 3,376 square-foot single-family home, constructed in 1959, with a new single-family home approximately 5,935 square feet in size. The new structure would not exceed the existing structure’s ridge height. Parking would be provided in an approximately 700 square-foot attached parking garage. The existing building on the Project site would be removed.

SIGNIFICANT ENVIRONMENTAL EFFECTS: The existing single-family home has been determined to be eligible for listing as a historic resource. The project proposes the demolition of the existing single-family home, which, if approved, would result in a significant and unavoidable environmental impact.

DOCUMENT REVIEW AND COMMENT: An Environmental Impact Report (EIR) has been prepared by the City of Palos Verdes Estates, serving as the lead agency pursuant to CEQA. The Planning Department welcomes all comments regarding environmental impacts of the Proposed Project. The Draft EIR will be made available for a 45-day public review period beginning on October 27, 2010 and ending on December 10, 2010.

NOTICE OF AVAILABILITY: During the 45-day review period the Draft EIR will be available at the following locations: 1. On the City’s website at: http://www.pvestates.org/2. At City Hall: 340 Palos Verdes Dr. West, Palos Verdes Estates, CA 90274. Hardcopies of the EIR will be available in the City’s Planning Department to review during normal business hours (Mon-Fri 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM). 3. At the Malaga Cove Library located at 2400 Via Campesina, Palos Verdes Estates, CA 90274. Operating Hours: Monday – Saturday 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM.

WRITTEN COMMMENTS: Written comments on the Draft EIR must be submitted to the City of Palos Verdes Estates Planning Department office by no later than 5:00 p.m. on December 10, 2010.

Please direct your comments to:

Stacey Kinsella, Associate Planner
Department of City Planning
340 Palos Verdes Drive West
Palos Verdes Estates, CA 90274

Email: skinsella@pvestates.org
Fax: (310)378-7820
Phone: (310) 378-0383

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