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Mission Revival Style architecture in Cypress Park pwnd

Nevermind that passersby have become accustomed to a walkway along the town sidewalks of at least five feet wide, when neighboring citizens come to visit their mission style design library, upon walking in thru the entrance from the street they are met with an obstruction and limited walking space. An excerpt I found on architectural design describes this snafu as something you might see in a dollhouse.

In another article on parking enforcement, I find references of court decisions affecting the California Vehicle Code. This information is constructive to my point that going around the walkway so as to avoid stepping on people's feet can be an inconvenience when vehicles are parked completely inside their parking space.

All of California's missions shared certain design characteristics, owing both to the limited selection of building materials available to the founding padres and an overall lack of advanced construction experience. Each installation utilized massive walls with broad, unadorned surfaces and limited fenestration, wide, projecting eaves, and low-pitched clay tile roofs.
Link to picture of corridor

The U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Barden v. Sacramento sets a nationwide precedent requiring cities to make all public sidewalks accessible. As a result, cities must remove barriers that block disabled access along the length of the sidewalks.

A lawsuit, Pineda v City of Los Angeles, states the city's parking enforcement policy as one of four ways the city is out of compliance with the ADA.
Link #2 — picture of walkway affected by cars parked on apron
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