Meredith Drake Reitan | KCET
Meredith Drake Reitan
Meredith Drake Reitan is an Associate Dean in the Graduate School at the University of Southern California and an adjunct associate professor in USC’s Price School of Public Policy. Her work has been published in the Journal of Planning History, the Journal of Urban Design, the Journal of Architectural and Planning Research and in an edited volume for Planners Press. She also writes a blog, called the LAvenuesProject, that uses the thousands of mundane decisions that define the look and feel of LA streets to talk about the long history of the city as a planned environment.
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The racing legend became one of L.A.'s most successful car dealers.
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The resistance has a long history at L.A.'s MacArthur Park.
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More than 30 different plans were created during the 20th century for the L.A. Civic Center.
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In 1896, the Parkhurst Society's "meddling ministers" targeted L.A.'s saloons, brothels, and dives.
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To many in the late 19th century, these "hatcheries of sin" were an unwelcome reminder that the City of Angels did not always live up to its name.