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Painted Utility Boxes Move West to Downtown's 'Indian Alley'

Painted Utility Boxes Move West to Downtown's 'Indian Alley'

The micro-public art project, utilizing LADOT traffic signal cabinets, first began along the First Street Corridor in Boyle Heights.
Grand Park's Inaugural New Year's Eve Creates a Central Celebration for L.A.

Grand Park's Inaugural New Year's Eve Creates a Central Celebration for L.A.

The inaugural event left many to imagine a genuine Los Angeles-centric celebration that has the potential to become as iconic as Times Square.
Monthly Mural Wrap: A Dozen Tags for December, 2013

Monthly Mural Wrap: A Dozen Tags for December, 2013

December ended with over 20,000 Angelenos gathering in Grand Park for a New Year's Eve celebration, helping end a busy month -- and year -- for public art in L.A.
A Los Angeles Primer: L.A. Live

A Los Angeles Primer: L.A. Live

Los Angeles is the most beautiful city in the world, if only at night and from a distance. This observation resonates with many Angelenos, and when they quote it, they often refer ...
A Los Angeles Primer: Grand Central Market

A Los Angeles Primer: Grand Central Market

This urban emporium has, since 1917, provided downtowners a place to buy their produce; more recently, to buy moles, dried chiles, and herbal medicines; even more recently, to buy ...
A Los Angeles Primer: Olvera Street

A Los Angeles Primer: Olvera Street

Noted architect and urbanist Jan Gehl endorses one piece of city-building advice in particular: "Make sure there's never quite enough room." Olvera Street, the Mexican simulacrum n ...
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