In a surprise move, developers of the hard-fought Millennium Hollywood towers next to Capitol Records tell LA Weekly they won't seek building permits until two lawsuits against them are resolved, a process that could take years.
Gracie Zheng This slope on Vista Del Mar Avenue between Carlos and Yucca is a fault scarp, created when a quake forced a large section of earth to move vertically against adjacent earth.
A spokesman for the developer says, further, that the developer is not digging trenches -- as announced in August -- to determine the precise location of the Hollywood Fault rupture known to run near, and perhaps beneath, the proposed twin skyscrapers site.
The news is a surprise to many, coming as a California State Geologist's team works to finish an official map of the Hollywood Earthquake Fault zone. The map is widely expected to show the Millennium project inside the quake zone. If so, here's the situation:More »