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Korean American museum design calls for a lush rooftop garden and a sense of mystery

Thom Mayne's Morphosis plans an L.A. center with a windowless facade that spurs curiosity and sculptural forms that echo the mountains of Korea. Source: Korean...

Frank Lloyd Wright Lands on World Heritage List – CityLab

Eight Wright buildings, located around the country, are the first American works of modern architecture that UNESCO deems “of outstanding universal value.” Source: Frank Lloyd...

The Rise and Fall of Thinking Big About Cities – CityLab

A NEW EXHIBITION LOOKS BACK AT THE PERIOD OF GRAND URBAN DESIGN AND SOCIAL REFORM IN NEW YORK CITY, BOSTON, AND CHICAGO. Source: The Rise...

Oregon’s Single-Family Zoning Ban Was a ‘Long Time Coming’

THE STATE’S NEW UPZONING BILL WOULD BE HISTORIC. BUT OREGON HAS LONG BEEN A PIONEER IN TIGHT LAND-USE CONTROLS THAT PROMOTE DENSE URBAN DEVELOPMENT. Source:...

What Will San Diego Look like in 2069? – San Diego Magazine

THE CITY OF SAN DIEGO IS 250! INSTEAD OF LOOKING BACK, WE ASKED EXPERTS TO PREDICT HOW OUR CITY WILL LOOK IN 50 MORE...

The La Brea Tar Pits are getting a makeover. Here’s why – Los Angeles Times

Three architectural firms — Weiss/Manfredi, Diller Scofidio + Renfro and Dorte Mandrup — are competing to give the tar pits a new master plan. Source:...

Eli Broad looks back at the evolution of L.A.’s most important arts hub – Los Angeles Times

Entrepreneur and philanthropist Eli Broad has played a major role at a number of arts institutions — MOCA, Disney Hall, The Broad museum —...

Four blocks along Grand Avenue offer a sketch of shifting ideas in public art – Los Angeles Times

Four blocks along Grand Avenue offer a thumbnail sketch of shifting ideas in public art Source: Four blocks along Grand Avenue offer a sketch of...

Tongva, Los Angeles’ first language, opens the door to a forgotten time and place – Los Angeles Times

  For decades Tongva, the language of the first people who lived in the Los Angeles region, was consigned to notebooks and papers hidden away...

L.A.’s historic assets get a groundbreaking boost – Los Angeles Times

Source: L.A.’s historic assets get a groundbreaking boost – Los Angeles Times

6th Street Viaduct Replacement Project

ABOUT THE PROJECTThe Sixth Street Viaduct Replacement ProjectOne of America’s most famous and iconic bridges, the Sixth Street Viaduct, acts as a vital connection...

6th Street Viaduct Project Debuts New Website

The City Engineering office and Jose Huizar, LA City Council Member, are beginning the community visioning process around the 6th Street Viaduct development in downtown...

L.A. to acquire property known as ‘crown jewel’ in river revitalization strategy

The Los Angeles City Council voted Friday to spend $59.3 million to buy a piece of land billed as a “crown jewel” in Mayor Eric...

City Delivers for River with Purchase of ‘G2’ Parcel

Unanimous City Council vote marks major milestone in extraordinary plan to revitalize the L.A. River.LOS ANGELES—Mayor Eric Garcetti today commended the Los Angeles City...

LA River to get $200,000 makeover, thanks to new award

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Thursday announced a $200,000 award for the Trust for Public Land to create a redevelopment strategy for the Los...

A New Path for the L.A. River

In 1986, poet Lewis MacAdams cut a hole in a fence alongside the Los Angeles River for a performance art project. As he recalled...

The head of the crusade to preserve the L.A. River is stepping aside as group’s president

Lewis MacAdams, the poet and flag bearer of the crusade to transform the Los Angeles River into a more natural state, gripped the handles...

Commit To Be A River Voter

The Los Angeles River is on the ballot. Measure A & Measure M will directly improve the lives of millions of people in Los...

L.A. Mayor Garcetti Releases `Resilience Strategy’ To Prepare For Disasters

Mayor Eric Garcetti Friday released Los Angeles’ first “resilience strategy” to help the city and its residents prepare for natural disasters or other problems...

Brutal neglect of ‘county gem’ LA River calls for major makeover

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to revamp the LA River Master Plan.Supervisors Hilda Solis and Sheila Kuehl proposed the update,...

Mayor Eric Garcetti Announces Plan for a resilient Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES —Mayor Eric Garcetti, in partnership with 100 Resilient Cities — Pioneered by The Rockefeller Foundation (100RC), today released Los Angeles’ first citywide Resilience...

The 20-year-old LA River Master Plan is getting an update

A 20-year-old plan mapping the future of the LA River is getting an update. The County Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to update the...

Best of 2017 For River L.A.

Today, we’re looking back on what 2017 meant for the Los Angeles River. We’ve compiled a list of our favorite moments, and would love...

Leaders seek to unify groups, ideas in updated LA River master plan

The race to develop parks, paths and housing alongside the Los Angeles River and its tributaries prompted the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors...