There's no budget for anything over-the-top, but it is an opportunity to bring in drought-resistant landscaping. The Department of Recreation and Parks is evaluating ideas.
Jan 3, 2012 Los Angeles Times
Curbed offers it's eclectic selection of the "best, worst, and ...showiest of things that happened in Los Angeles real estate, architecture, and neighborhoods this year."
Jan 2, 2012 Curbed Los Angeles
According to Richard Platkin, the Hollywood Community Plan Update is merely one megaproject after the next--a huge mistake, and the antithesis to the Los Angeles General Plan Framekwork for good reason.
Dec 24, 2011 City Watch
As utilities and energy companies move towards distributed power, building owners, businesses, and developers are seeing the possibilities.
Dec 21, 2011 The Planning Report
In a recent report about Malaysia, the World Bank has said that the capital's urban sprawl is transforming it into a "mini Los Angeles" rather than a densely populated Asian City.
Dec 20, 2011 The Wall Street Journal
Writing in The Atlantic Cities, Nate Berg looks at why the discouraging results of one pilot project has implementation of L.A.'s heralded new bicycle master plan off to an inauspicious start.
Dec 14, 2011 The Atlantic Cities
Jessica Garrison reports on how the City of Los Angeles spent $600k designing and building a park that no one ever got to use when it was claimed as a site for a public school.
Dec 12, 2011 The Los Angeles Times
The Los Angeles City Council last week approved an update to the Los Angeles River Implementation Overlay to encourage good quality river centric development and begin removing some of the concrete that covers the river and its banks.
Dec 12, 2011 Curbed
In this short video, Ice Cube waxes poetic about Los Angeles' attitude, highways, and landmarks.
Dec 11, 2011 Pacific Standard Time
Carter Rubin at LA Metro’s The Source reports on ULI’s vision for Union Station, which Metro bought for a song earlier this year.
Dec 11, 2011 The Source