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Imagining Life Along the Water, From Japan to L.A.

Imagining Life Along the Water, From Japan to L.A.

Despite being away from Los Angeles, I found myself thinking about the many ways a river can become part of a city's life.
A Proposal for Every Mile of the L.A. River

A Proposal for Every Mile of the L.A. River

Cal Poly Pomona students have been working on their own discrete mile of the river, attempting to understand the nuances of each small part that makes up the 51-mile whole.
A Los Angeles Primer: LAX

A Los Angeles Primer: LAX

Vast, confusing, punctuated by curiosities neither beautiful nor ugly, and demanding of both endurance and optimism, Los Angeles' airport provides a tempting symbol for the city it ...
A Los Angeles Primer: Skid Row

A Los Angeles Primer: Skid Row

This zone of missions, clinics, residential hotels, and sparse convenience stores hosts not just a large and unfortunate outdoor population but their many tents, shopping carts, an ...
A Los Angeles Primer: The Bonaventure Hotel and Macy's Plaza

A Los Angeles Primer: The Bonaventure Hotel and Macy's Plaza

In the 70s, American downtowns turned away from the streets and toward the enclosed, the climate-controlled, and the monitored. Here, the movement produced Macy's Plaza and the Bon ...
Leaving a Lasting Mark: Revitalizing Valley Boulevard with a Youth Perspective

Leaving a Lasting Mark: Revitalizing Valley Boulevard with a Youth Perspective

Students highlight the need to include youth in the planning and revitalization process of Valley Blvd. in El Monte.
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