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  • "City Walk " is a unique series that reveals the way walking is transforming cities across America, and in the process, re-connecting us to our bodies, our civic ... stunning architecture, monuments and beautiful parks that have helped define the character of each city. ...
  • Think LA's Citywalk is an amusement park or an "idealized reality" of city ... the electrician on his nightly rounds, a lone custodian in a neon-lit ghost town.1 It felt like something out of a Twilight Zone ... atop its stores. Why anyone would need to live within walk -up distance of a Juicy Couture, I'm unsure, but the Americana's ...
  • ... Los Angeles has the fewest parks of any big city in America? Correspondent Angie Crouch investigates why so many communities ... City Project's analysis of the region's demographics shows low-income, high minority areas have the highest amounts of obesity ...
  • How to get urban communities to fall in love with nature There are moments in life that change you ... our nation for generations to come. But for the urban, park -poor neighborhoods that see the mountains, but have yet to visit them, ...
  • ... I don't have to pay a gym membership." Study after study shows obesity is reduced when the infrastructure is improved: living near a ... of trust. Nature can be that bridge. Not just for the walk , but for the getting to know each other." Alleys Another ...
  • Located in present-day Lincoln Heights, Eastlake Park was once the crown jewel of L.A.'s public park system . ... here -- looking at the origins of Los Angeles' oldest parks . Like many of Los Angeles' first public parks , Eastlake (now ...
  • ... wheel, and, a wetlands area at Los Angeles State Historic Park . [scald=73632:kl_image_original_context ... has taught us anything, it's that water is a big deal in Los Angeles, then and now. Water helped Los Angeles grow into the bustling ... plant the fruit-bearing trees like oranges and lemons that are staples in the Los Angeles landscape today. As the city grew, so did ...
  • Did you know that almost half of the sidewalks in Los Angeles are cracked, crumbling, or buckled and in need of ... GONZALES: WALKING IN LA IS OFTEN NO WALK IN THE PARK . MANY SIDEWALKS RESEMBLE OUR LOCAL FAULT LINES… WITH CRACKING, ...
  • ... a site to experiment with installations, performances and shows on a changing topic. [scald=74916:kl_image_original_context ... aesthetic of Lauren Mackler, which is evident in the well-produced exhibition within. Called "The Stand In (for a Glass ...
  • ... can wireless technology and smart phone applications play in helping to locate parking spots? ... never need to put out the "full" sign, and everyone can park anywhere they want if they are willing to pay the fair market price. The European Union's e- PARKING initiative shows the absurd (and expensive) lengths to which governments will go to ...

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