We don’t quite know how to do justice to this news item, so we ask you to go to the link below and get the story from the horse’s mouth, as it were. It’s not very long. This is a monument to what’s wrong with redevelopment, so if you have an interest in this subject, have at it.
Note that the article fails to mention how much this caper cost the long-suffering taxpayers of Los Angeles, but hey man, who cares about them?
Proceeding on the theory that one picture is worth a thousand words, this is what the Marlton Square redevelopment project area looks like after 30 years: