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Forever 21 to take over urban farm

August 18, 2008 8:15:58 AM PDT
A former urban farm in South Los Angeles is being developed for clothing chain Forever 21, according to the L.A. Times.The community garden was once known as South Central Farm, but now, Forever 21 wants to open a warehouse and distribution center on the site, the newspaper reports.

Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa once fought to save the farm, but some are now questioning his efforts.

According to the Times, the mayor received more than a $1 million in contributions from the company in the last two years.

Opponents are also calling for additional environmental reviews.


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