mansionization love

Definitions

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  • noun The practice of demolishing smaller, older houses in a neighbourhood and replacing them with new ones that occupy the maximum amount of lot space possible and dwarf surrounding dwellings.

Etymologies

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mansion +‎ -ization

Examples

  • Folks in Beverly Hills are subject to significant design restrictions that are designed to fight "mansionization" sounds like a disease.

    Mayor Sam's Hotsheet for Wednesday

  • He lambasted Solana Beach for fighting the "mansionization" of that coastal city.

    NEWS updates from www.voiceofsandiego.org

  • He lambasted Solana Beach for fighting the "mansionization" of that coastal city.

    NEWS updates from www.voiceofsandiego.org

  • Here in the USA we are trying to stop mansionization and stop building footprints from destroying natural features. wealthy people have a responsibility to protect natural features such as mountain ridges and other features of the natural landscape.

    Amazing Wooden Home in Barcelona

  • The article insinuated that we are a divided community as to mansionization.

    Open Thread for Tuesday - Its Home Depot Time Again

  • I introduced him to Robert Hall, quoted in Mr. Lin's article, who is at this moment under the scrutiny of LA Building and Safety and the California Contractor's Licensing Board for violating the mansionization Interim Control Ordinance and for building more houses than is allowed without a General Contractor's License.

    Open Thread for Tuesday - Its Home Depot Time Again

  • Proud to agree with the homeowners against mansionization in Sunland-Tujunga.

    Mayor Sam's Hotsheet for Wednesday

  • Sunland-Tujunga Neighborhood Council folks wrote the anti-mansionization measure that Wendy Greuel pushed through.

    Size Matters

  • From the "Dirty Harry" movies of the 1970s through the eco-terrorism of the animal rights and anti-mansionization movements, the impulse to impose "justice" where the system fails to is not confined to one era or ideological extreme.

    Politics :: The Atlantic

  • UD's own 'thesda, complains to a Washington Post reporter who's there to report on mansionization.

    University Diaries

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  • (Wordspy, n.) The tearing down an existing house and replacing it with one that is bigger, especially one that is much larger than the surrounding houses.

    June 3, 2008