Reza Akef, Pacific Palisades Community Council representative and developer, is “feverishly” finishing blueprints for his latest house named after a Marvel superhero to be considered by West Los Angeles planning officials at their public meeting on Dec. 20.
The “Steve Rogers” home at 15333 De Pauw Street is being challenged by neighbor Dr. Kerry Gallagher, who is concerned the building will kill an oak tree 15 feet from the property boundary. She also argued that Akef is breaking permit permissions with an infinity pool on a graded slope overlooking Potrero Canyon. Akef said the tree is safe and new plans will remove the pool. He is also planning a neighboring house on land to be called “Bruce Banner,” after Marvel’s Hulk character.
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