LOS ANGELES (CBS/AP) — Los Angeles is facing a lawsuit after a home where Marilyn Monroe once lived was demolished to make way for a condominium complex.
A group of Los Angeles County residents who filed the lawsuit say the city trampled state and local laws when it endorsed development on the site.READ MORE: Liana Wallace On 'Survivor' All-Black Alliance Falling Apart: 'Just Wanted Us To Make Top 8, Then We Can Have World War II''
The lawsuit filed last week seeks to roll back approval for the five-unit project in the San Fernando Valley.
The house where the actress lived for one year was torn down days before a hearing on whether to consider making it a historic monument.READ MORE: Man Wins $1 Million On Scratch-Off Lottery Ticket Gifted To Him After Heart Surgery
City staffers didn’t recommend considering the house as a monument, since Monroe didn’t break into the film industry until years later.
The city is reviewing the complaint.MORE NEWS: Tesla Officially Moves Headquarters From Palo Alto To Texas Gigafactory
Monroe and husband Joe DiMaggio lived for a time in San Francisco’s Marina District. The house at 2150 Beach Street still stands.
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