What would a developer be willing to do to recoup a $17 million investment? Ryan Ogulnick is that developer – and he has apparently spent a small fortune this year backing mayoral candidate Sal Tinajero and his cabal so he can continue to control the Santa Ana City Council – and get his controversial 2525 Main St. apartments built.
The 2525 Main St. project, at 84 dwelling units per acre, would be over twice the density of any project in Santa Ana that is next to single family homes. This completely ignores one goal of Santa Ana’s General Plan: “Preserve and improve the character and integrity of existing neighborhoods,” according to the Voice of OC. Continue reading