San Francisco's Monster Homes

Starter Castles. McMansions. Edifice Rezes. Monster houses in San Francisco have residents enraged and planners on the defensive.
July 13, 2000, 7am PDT | Chris Steins | @urbaninsight
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Oversized houses are destryong the fabric of some of San Francisco's neighborhoods, some residents argue. The Planning Director says concerns are overblown." In San Francisco, after approval by the city Planning Department, residents have 30 days to file an objection and appeal to planners. After that, their only recourse is a design review hearing before the seven-member Planning Commission. Will monster homes prevail?

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Published on Thursday, July 13, 2000 in The Los Angeles Times
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