03/29/2012 12:50 pm ET Updated May 29, 2012

Far-Reaching Rezoning Plan For Hollywood Gains Key Support -

LOS ANGELES -- Hollywood, once a sketchy neighborhood in a spiral of petty crime and decay, has been well on its way over the past 10 years to becoming a bustling tourist destination and nightlife district. But now it is on the verge of another transformation: to a decidedly un-Californian urban enclave pierced by skyscrapers, clustered around public transportation and animated pedestrian street life.