L.A.'s Biggest Development Blunders

Los Angeles Downtown News picks the 10 Biggest Problem Projects of the Decade, including the still empty Hall of Justice and the languishing Angel's Flight.

Here's another one:

"Seventh Street Sucker Punch: Downtown has long awaited the hundreds of residents who would fill the Brockman Building at 530 W. Seventh St. and the Roosevelt Lofts at 727 W. Seventh. St. Instead, both were visited by the bankruptcy monkey (if it doesn't exist, it should); today, the former is vacant (except for the ground-floor Bottega Louie), and in the latter only a few dozen residences are occupied."

Full Story: 10 Biggest Problem Projects of the Decade

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