Updated Hollywood Community Plan unveiled

Los Angeles planners are taking a second stab at an update of the aging Hollywood Community Plan that sets standards for new buildings, transit, and parks in Hollywood, a neighborhood that has seen explosive growth since the plan was last updated 29 years ago.

As the Los Angeles Business Journal notes, the new plan relies on an updated population estimate of 226,000 residents by 2040—down from the 250,000 residents projected in a 2012 update that was shot down in court.

It also puts a bigger emphasis on historic preservation and stricter limitations on building height in lower-slung parts of the neighborhood. Right now, nearly 50 percent of Hollywood is zoned and planned for housing, both single-family and apartment and condo buildings—and that won’t change, senior city planner Conni Pallini-Tipton tells Curbed.

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