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Rare lot map showing lots for sale in the West Hollywood area of Los Angeles.

Sunset Boulevard runs across the top, and De Longpre Ave. at the bottom. The map shows lots for sale along Detroit Street and La Brea Ave. Each lot is numbered, and their dimensions are listed. Several houses include handwritten notes "sold" or "not for sale" on them.

One lot lists the price, although there are two figures noted. The annotations by these numbers indicate the cause: "The other Purchasers bought at 3500- preferring to pay the st. work in 10 years under Vrooman Act [The other] Price is 3950- & I pay off the bonds for the work immediately after completion". Vrooman Act likely references the Vrooman Street Act of 1885. The act allowed California municipal governments to levy special assessments on property owners for street improvements like grading, paving, and installing sewers or sidewalks. The cost of such improvements would be divided among the property owners based on the assessed benefit to their properties. The next line that references work and a higher price could indicate that the purchasers wanted to undertake improvements immediately rather than wait ten years. 

Condition Description
Manuscript annotations on document. Some indicate lots that are sold, more notes in the corner discussing prices of sold lots. Very minor toning as pictured.