29 Apr '11, 3pm

U2′s ‘The Edge’ Moves Closer To Malibu Mountaintop Development

U2′s ‘The Edge’ Moves Closer To Malibu Mountaintop Development

In the back and forth drama over plans for U2′s The Edge (aka David Howell Evans ) 5 mountaintop eco-mansions in Malibu, it appears that momentum has shifted towards the rocker. Two years in the making, Evans’ purchased the 156-acre piece of pristine wilderness back in 2006 but has faced stiff opposition from homeowners currently below the planned development (including celebs like Dick Van Dyke, Kelsey Grammer and James Cameron ) – as well as a host of conservation organizations. As Erin reported in February , “for the development to work some tricky engineering is required. Including extending a road down rugged elevation, grading 70,000 cubic yards of hillside, and installing water lines to reach the homes.” Evans has stated that of the 156-acres, only one will actually be developed, with the rest being left as is. Nevertheless, in February, the The California Coastal C...

Full article: http://www.ecorazzi.com/2011/04/29/u2s-the-edge-moves-clo...

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