Desert Road

Search Results

  • ... optimistic, rightly or wrongly, about its place in the Los Angeles of the immediate future. ... to bring forth an anecdote from just about everyone. At a Q&A session after a screening of his documentary " Los Angeles Plays ...
  • ... and specialty shopping, La Brea remains, on a human being's scale, for much of its twelve-mile length, starkly ... years ago, Missing Persons sang that nobody walks in Los Angeles , but experiencing La Brea Avenue suggests a new, more ...
  • ... seems almost manageable by comparison to other major Los Angeles streets. But however you travel it, should you take it in ... shift per mile traveled, and sometimes even per block. A visitor may expect a particular sensibility, but unless they target that ...
  • ... find yourself in Boyle Heights, gateway to East Los Angeles . Often described as formerly Jewish (back when Cesar E. ... just east of downtown over the river, looks and feels like a district that has drifted far from its original purposes. Like Westlake, the ...
  • ... planned capital. He could have said it about Century City, Los Angeles' midcentury planned business district. What does a walk down the increasingly semi-walkable Avenue of the Stars reveal about ...
  • ... in the former tourist trap of Chinatown has become, eating a curry beef pie amid the neighborhood's Hello Kitty-filled underground malls ... writes Umberto Eco, who, despite not necessarily having Los Angeles in mind, nevertheless sets up a pillar of the mental ...
  • ... cyclist in this supposedly "bike-unfriendly" city gains a command of quiet back streets like 4th, the backbone of so many of my own ... urban environment, such as, when did once modernism-loving Los Angeles start looking architecturally backward? ...
  • ... to the stand of gleaming high-rises that itself simulated a virtual city in the techno-thriller "Virtuosity". Should, or can, we keep one ... read "Ask the Dust," John Fante's acclaimed novel of 1930s Los Angeles , they'll remember it as the formerly grand neighborhood in ...
  • ... restaurant critics to Yelpers, Ethiopian cuisine has its Los Angeles center on a single block of Fairfax Avenue . We can easily visit Little Ethiopia for a ...
  • ... world-famous by the near-secret, all joined under the name Los Feliz. Apart from the real challenge of describing it, how even to ... Lovell Health House. They will, most likely, do it with a copy of David Gebhard and Robert Winter's "An Architectural Guide to Los ...

Pages