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West Hollywood approves $86-million park renovation
West Hollywood approves $86-million park renovation

Rooftop swimming pools, a $3-million “grand staircase” and multiple children’s play areas are features of an ambitious remodel of West Hollywood Park approved last week by city officials. But what about the dogs? That’s what members of the West Hollywood City Council and numerous residents have been asking in this city known for its animal-friendly laws, where pets are formally recognized as “companions” and their owners as “guardians.” The plans for a multimillion-dollar park makeover, so far, do not include a dog park but do include three children’s play areas. “The sort of institutional fetishization of kids is surprising...