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A rogue real estate company with a record of controversy "accidently" destroys last standing building in Los Angeles' historic Bunker Hill area.

May 10, 2003, 5:00 PM PDT

By Chris Steins @urbaninsight

"Rogue real estate company G.H. Palmer Associates illegally razes the last remaining house in Bunker Hill, claims it was an 'accident'... These 'luxury apartments are being built in downtown LA, near site where the last remaining home of the historic Bunker Hill neighborhood stood.' City officials are demanding fines and jail time for out of control developer as historic preservation in Los Angeles takes a serious blow."

Thanks to Gilbert Estrada

Saturday, May 10, 2003 in Eastern Group Publications, Inc.

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