A rail transit project has serious momentum in Los Angeles, offering a potentially game changing alternative to the notoriously jammed commute on Interstate 405 over the Sepulveda Pass. Click on image for source article.
LA is a city of concrete. From Frank Lloyd Wright’s modernist mansions to Rudolph Schindler’s tilted houses, architects working there have embraced the material. A new map by Blue Crow Media shows some lesser-known structures are just as striking. Click on image for article.
Earlier this month, the Los Angeles City Council reapproved the empty Sunset Gordon tower, clearing the way for the 22-story apartment building to reopen three years after a lawsuit forced its tenants to vacate. Now, the so-called Target Husk, another symbol of the contentious battles waged over planning and development in Hollywood, appears to finally have a path forward.
Elon Musk claims to have built his tunnel – with his company’s own boring machine – for $10 million per mile. The tunnel has been panned by most transportation experts for providing no benefit to transportation and traffic reduction. It may just be a way for the elite to be exempted from traffic jams. Indeed, Musk’s own impatience with LA traffic was the germination of his project.