City Planning

Recent Stories
Free Lo(t)s Angeles!

Free Lo(t)s Angeles!

Dilapidated buildings and vacant lots typically bring up perceptions of urban blight; this does not have to be the case, however.
A Los Angeles Primer: Universal City

A Los Angeles Primer: Universal City

For a high-profile metropolis, Los Angeles has a curious relationship with the word "city," especially in the brand of a "virtual place" like Universal CityWalk.
On Location: Burbank

On Location: Burbank

This week L.A. Letters celebrates Burbank, one of the Southland's media capitals with a small town feel.
Behind the Sign: The Lost Meanings of the Original Hollywood Sign

Behind the Sign: The Lost Meanings of the Original Hollywood Sign

The history of the famous sign almost seems to confirm all the crazy reveries that suggests Hollywood is the promised land.
Design Revealed for Proposed L.A. River Bridge Between Cypress Park and Elysian Valley

Design Revealed for Proposed L.A. River Bridge Between Cypress Park and Elysian Valley

The proposed bridge will span across the Los Angeles River from Elysian Valley to Cypress Park.
How Will the Bridge Between Cypress Park and Elysian Valley Affect Your Community?

How Will the Bridge Between Cypress Park and Elysian Valley Affect Your Community?

The proposed bridge will span across the Los Angeles River from Elysian Valley to Cypress Park.