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Monte Mar is definitely not the border on the north, as I know homes on Reeves that are north of Monte Mar but are part of Beverlywood. I also believe I have seen a Beverlywood sign on Beverwil, so I don't know about this Hillcrest business (and isn't Reeves west of Hillcrest anyway?). Where can I find the real HOA borders?
Beverlywood has distinct boundaries that cannot be altered by perception or opinion. The borders of Beverlywood are Monte Mar Drive on the north, Hillcrest on the West, Beverlywood Street on the South and Robertson Blvd on the east. If you are not within the boundaries, you do not live in Beverlywood. You may live in Beverlywood Adjacent, but not Beverlywood.
You state Castle Heights is part of Beverlywood, but Palms also claims Castle Heights as part of its neighborhood. You can't have Castle Heights belonging to both! If Castle Heights can't stand on its own it should remain attached to Beverlywood since it does have more in common in the type of housing and physical proximity than to Palms. However, your map inaccurately shows the borders of Castle Heights neighborhood leaving many of our Association's neighbors isolated from each other. Somebody at the Times obviously didn't pay much attention to the feedback from the preliminary mapping attempt nor investigate Neighborhood Associations for accuracy! Still needs a bit more work.
The borders of Beverlywood are determined by those who are members of the Beverlywood Homeowners Association. This is very clearly defined by the borders drawn by the association years ago. It is not something that the LA times could have altered based on opinion, it is fact.
I agree with SoRO Dad. I live in the community that's named South Robertson. How my area is part of Mid City is beyond me. The way the neighborhoods got drawn up between Pico-Robertson (White), Beverlywood (White), Palms (White/Latino), and Mid-City (Latino/Black) is borderline racist in my opinion. You could have and likely should have lumped South Robertson with Beverlywood as well as Palms. My area is predominately middle class compared to the majority of Mid-City.
Mid City should have been composed of the 323 portion and left the 310 portion separate. Seriously, folks on Robertson/Cadillac have little to nothing to relate with folks on Pico/Crenshaw.
Congratulations on evicerating the South Robertson neighborhood, by placing the west half of it in Beverlywood (which includes SoRo) and the east half of it in Mid City.
Can you seriously argue that the east side of Robertson Blvd at Beverlywood Drive is neither in South Robertson nor Beverlywood?
Mid City is several miles to the east, and has nothing in common geographically, demographically or practically with South Robertson.
How many census tract maps did you genuisses look at to split the east side of South Robertson away from the west side of South Robertson and then grandly attach the remnant to Mid City?
If the rest of your findings are as flawed, you have accomplished exactly nothing.
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