“Either you bring the water to LA or you bring LA to the water.” The classic movie Chinatown tells the story of a crucial period in the city’s development: when the construction of a great aqueduct allowed . . .
Elon Musk, the CEO of Tesla and SpaceX, is back at it again with more outlandish ideas to solve Los Angeles’ traffic. Earlier this month, Musk’s latest venture–The Boring Company–resuscitated its flawed proposal to dig new car tunnels for Los Angeles, this time to connect the Red Line subway with Dodger Stadium.
The London-based Arts Club’s new Gensler-designed California outpost has won planning approval from the City of West Hollywood. The 132,000-square-foot mixed-use complex is partially backed by wellness impresario Gwyneth Paltrow.
The Boring Company announced the so-called Dugout Loop, a proposed “zero-emissions, high-speed, underground public transportation system” that could potentially ferry passengers between the Red Line subway and Dodgers Stadium.
Various reports indicate that L.A.’s Parker Center, an International Style structure designed by Welton Becket and Associates that once served as the headquarters for the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD), is set to be demolished starting August 20.
Moved by the success of farmers markets and other pedestrian-based events, the new owners of Playa Vista’s commercial core called Runway have decided to permanently close the center to through-traffic and try to make it a place where people want to linger.