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Gideon Brower explores some of the labyrinths of Los Angeles.
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The residents of Carthay Square want to turn their neighborhood into a Historic Preservation Overlay Zone (HPOZ). Gideon Brower reports on a process that hits some bumps in the road: the uglier history of pretty homes, and budget cuts that stall years of work and do not stop development.