Three Things the Mayor Can Do to Fix L.A.

<em>Los Angeles Times</em> architecture critic Christopher Hawthorne offers three pieces of advice to recently re-elected L.A. Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa for improving his city -- and his urban planning credibility.
March 10, 2009, 10am PDT | Nate Berg
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"For all his talk of supporting green development and 'elegant density,' the mayor has often pandered to some very outdated and automobile-centric notions about growth and mobility in this city."

Hawthorne's three item to-do list for L.A. Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa:

1. Show real leadership on mass transit.

2. Expand the powers of the Urban Design Studio.

3. Produce a plan for dealing with abandoned and vacant property.

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Published on Monday, March 9, 2009 in Los Angeles Times
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