As city planners we are not unaware of the links between the urban environment and discrepancies or inequalities in economic, social, education, and health. In fact, many of us became […]
The Hollywood Emerson College campus, which opened on Saturday, stands out as a sustainable and architectural achievement in Hollywood.
Is Los Angeles the Comeback Kid of open space development?
Today’s post showcases a short documentary film produced by managing editor Nicholas Busalacchi. The film features four urban gardeners who are taking the fight for food access, public health, and community wellbeing to the streets of Los Angeles. Starring Florence Nishida from LA Green Grounds, Al Renner from the LA Community Garden Council, and guerrilla gardeners Ron Finley and Abbie Zands.
For me school breaks typically start with a long list of academic books I want to read “just for fun,” some kind of monthly gym subscription, and promises to reconnect […]
This weekend’s episode of the award-winning public radio show This American Life takes on the recent history of housing discrimination and policy in the U.S., tracing some of the broader implications and […]
This weekend, artists, activists, planners, and at least two mayors converged to confront the problematic intersections of arts and gentrification at an annual summit produced by the New York non-profit Creative Time. Those in attendance supported strategies of intersectoral collaboration, resistance, disruption, and above all, grassroots advocacy.
“Southern California has always been an invented place. Without a major river, a natural port or even remotely adequate water, the region has always thrived on reinventing itself – from […]
CurbedLA has just put up a pretty interesting piece on USC’s new security measures. The post brings up some interesting points, including the idea that in adding security USC is […]
Interested in issues of food justice? Make sure to check out this interactive infographic from Good Magazine, which lets users examine food deserts across the country, overlaying population density, transportation […]