No Difference Between Los Angeles And New York

New York City and Los Angeles once represented the extremes of American culture. Now they've become equally bland, writes Patrick Moore.

"New York City and L.A. were once charged elements sparking creativity. But the distance between these two culture capitals has collapsed... Having lived in New York and Los Angeles for a decade each, I claim both cities. I take no pleasure in seeing New York's culture wither and I find myself grasping to hold on to the secret parts of L.A. that brought me here. We all feel the need for that place that is authentic, inspiring and uniquely matched to the rhythms of our soul. Neither New York or Los Angeles is that place for me anymore, and I refuse to accept New Angeles as my home."

Thanks to Chris Steins

Full Story: When East Joins West, You Get 'New Angeles'

Comments

Prepare for the AICP* Exam

Join the thousands of students who have utilized the Planetizen AICP* Exam Preparation Class to prepare for the American Planning Association's AICP* exam.
Starting at $245

Essential Readings in Urban Planning

Planning on taking the AICP* Exam? Register for Planetizen's AICP * Exam Preparation Course to save $25.
 Blockitecture Building Block Set - Garden City Series

Just In! Get the Garden City Expansion

New from Blockitecture! Create towers, cities, and dwellings with this set of architectural building blocks.
$75
Grids and Guides Notepad Set

Spark Your Creative Thinking

Grids and Guides Notepad Set
$14.95