Pulling from Jaime Lerner's famed expression of 'Urban Acupuncture,' Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti has chosen 15 major thoroughfares to transform into hubs of neighborhood activity as a part of the Great Streets initiative.
Aug 2, 2014 Los Angeles Times
It will come as no surprise to those tracking the built environment in Los Angeles that City Planning currently faces a number of challenges.
Jul 24, 2014 The Planning Report
"Whither planning in Los Angeles?" Sam Hall Kaplan seeks to find out.
Jul 7, 2014 The Planning Report
When the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced its preference for a $1.08 billion plan to restore habitat in the Los Angeles River, many credited Lewis MacAdams's fight to change the city's relationship with its waterway over nearly three decades.
Jul 3, 2014 The Planning Report
With the national Promise Zone grant initiative rolling out in Los Angeles, the Youth Policy Institute aims to deploy funds strategically in targeted areas that struggle with poverty.
May 13, 2014 The Planning Report
Kevin Keller, Director of Planning and Housing Policy under Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, provides insight into the city's development services reform.
Apr 4, 2014 The Planning Report
Los Angeles' City Planning Department offers a layman's introduction to the many forms of zoning codes, from Euclidean to Performance to Incentive.
Jan 24, 2014 Los Angeles Department of City Planning
For the first time since 1946, Los Angeles is completely revising its zoning code. This effort is called re:code LA. Opinion
Sep 3, 2013 By
The 1970 Concept Los Angeles plan is a history lesson for urban planners and a vision of what the city could have looked like. Exclusive
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The legacy of Los Angeles murals has all but left the city, buried under sign ordinances, billboard policy and tagging. Tanner Blackman in the Dept. of City Planning Code Studies Section is working to free up the knot of regulation.
Jul 7, 2011 KCET