Friday, September 2, 2016

Great Website: McMansion Hell

(Mod: Apparently this one has been around for a little while, but is only now becoming the stuff of legend. If you haven't had the joy of spending a little time with McMansion Hell, then now is your opportunity. We're offering you a brief sampling of what is a very rich site. Dig in and have at it! Here is a link for you.)


Mod: Be sure to check out the rest. There is a lot more to be found.

sierramadretattler.blogspot.com

27 comments:

  1. I didn't see any clear plastic over any furniture.

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  2. Each to their own.
    As for me, I feel that these types of builds and design lack soul.
    When driving through Arcadia "The Oaks" the orginal mansion track homes are individual in design and materials
    The tear down the old and up with the new, i dont understand.
    They look alike; plenty of plaster. Very large, and box like.
    I am sure in a few years the cracks in the facade will be appearant.
    If you've seen one; than you've seen them all.

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  3. Stil gagging. And check out the kitchen floors. Hectares of tropical rain forests given over to this corupted money laundering nightmare.

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  4. Excellent site, Mod. Thanks!

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  5. With music, you follow reps over and over; practice. A person may master the scales but is unable to create a melody. These large houses are one note.

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    1. Money - Taste = McMansion

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  6. reminds me of Mar-a-lago...

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    1. Pink tennis sweater and yellow shorts not optional.

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  7. Clinton's billionaire elitist home.

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  8. Since the blog no longer is covering Sierra Madre happenings, here is a recap of last night's Planning Commission meeting. Both the Chair and Vice Chair were unavailable so Commissioner Desai ran a very smooth meeting. The agenda consisted of two items: the CUP for the illegal un-permitted two story house on Highland Ave and group living facilities in Sierra Madre.
    The Commission appeared to be of one mind and that was there had been no significant changes to the original plan and that there was a strong possibility the owner might be tempted to use the building as a dwelling unit in the future. The structural engineer also found the building to be lacking in structural integrity. They sent the applicant back to the drawing board to return
    in late October. They PC also went through many pages of definitions for Group Housing for the new ordinance. Thank you Planning Commission for standing strong.

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    1. Thank you, 9:46.

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    2. This time the owner let someone else do the talking. Not a peep out of him. Liar liar pants on fire.

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    3. The current configuration of the commission will not suffer fools, that's for sure.

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    4. The PC did a magnificent job!

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  9. No Trump no comments.

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  10. Thank you Planning Commission for a well run meeting. Thank you for enforcing what's on the books.
    Altho it was quite difficult to hear each speaker. My local television cable carrier will contact the City reguarding the problem.

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  11. What about Sober Living homes?

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    1. I missed the meeting, but I think my guess is pretty good - the commission and the Director of Planning & Preservation will have put together some great safeguards for Sierra Madre regarding those businesses of more than 6 beds.
      That's the catch - cities are hog-tied when it comes to 6 beds or less. If they would gather together and force the state to allow them to impose restrictions, it would be a lot better.

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  12. The Panama Papers leak: John Podesta and the company he co-founded. Hillary's guy has ties with Russia.

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    1. Yes he runs a consulting company registered and above the board. Nothing to see here move along.......

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    2. So what was Trump's guy? Aren't they in the same business?

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  13. News feed here
    https://twitter.com/search?q=mcmansions&f=news&src=tyah

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  14. One of the ugliest McMansions in Sierra Madre is the pinney house. A kitbashed Victorian monstrosity

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    1. It fits on the good amount of land its on.

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    2. 6:58P Are you one of those out with the old in with the new? It represents a time gone by. There is nothing monstrous about it!

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