Story | Feb 28, 2010
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Story | Dec 2, 2009
The late urban planning legend Jane Jacobs was skeptical of Los Angeles because it violated one of her central tenets: that a city be made of vibrant neighborhoods linked by public transportation. Our lovely sprawl is stocked with colorful neighborhoods,....
Story | Mar 29, 2010
Huffington Post, meet Ellen, the liberal protagonist of Lisa Kronâs âThe Wake.â If ever there was a character in need of a blog itâs this one, a freelance intellectual so obsessed with her own political musings she canât stand to...
Story | Jan 24, 2011
Los Angeles, with its car-dominated landscape and unusually dense brand of sprawl, can be a slippery place to get a handle on. As the architect Charles Moore put it in the introduction to "The City Observed: Los Angeles," the 1984...