LA – will plans to convert housing project with troubled past to mixed income housing development succeed? (LA Times)
LA also doing the little things that make a walkable city – parklets! (archpaper)
New LA downtown high rise renderings unveiled in DTLA blog.
LA rail retrofit started 20 years ago . . .
If you haven’t checked out the architecture blog of Moby (famous DJ & electronic music pioneer), here it is.
Looks like California High Speed Rail won’t make its already-delayed summer construction start date. (LA Times)
Proposed project for LA’s Fashion District bring a lot of life to street – nothing like students to create vibrancy. (LA Times)
Fascinating 1951 vs now photos of LA – with cursor in middle, slide view over. Taller buildings but less street level urban density. (LA Times)
LA proposes new tax to reduce storm water runoff that might have duel benefit of increasing density by reducing surface parking?
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