Los Angeles Business Journal

In Beverly Hills, 'Buy and Demolish' Is the Norm

Monday, September 30, 2013

The recent demolition of a North Roxbury Drive residence where the late composer Ira Gershwin lived, wrote and entertained Hollywood royalty is just the latest example of how difficult it can be to preserve the past in a city where residents are accustomed to doing as they wish, the Los Angeles Times reports.