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Construction Cranes and Cookies

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Developers finally get to fire up their bulldozers in Westwood Village, after reaching a compromise with neighborhood groups that will allow construction of the Palazzo Westwood, a 450,000 sq. ft. mixed-use developement.Developers and neighborhood activists are hopeful that the project will spur economic revitalization in the area. LAist is hopeful that the character of Westwood Village, one of the few truly pedestrian friendly districts in the city, will be preserved.

Where else can seven (seven!) movie theaters be found in walking distance of each other, not to mention the best cookie deals in town, at Diddy Riese Cookies on Broxton?