"Only a decade ago, the Los Angeles of smog, riots, lost jobs and broken opportunities dominated the national news. But since the early 1990s, Southern California has experienced a physical and social transformation so rapid and extensive that it has been hard to comprehend. Its emergence as a paradigmatic polycentric region - socially diverse, entrepreneurial, culturally confident - has been a surprise.
How did this monumental shift from urban decay to urban renaissance take place in such a short period of time?"
Thanks to Abhijeet Chavan