Anatomy of a Downtown Revitalization Plan

Since Los Angeles's Bunker Hill was blighted and cleared 50 years ago, developers and architects have attempted to bring life back to the area, with Grand Avenue as its core.
April 21, 2004, 6am PDT | Erin Clark
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"Paris has its Champs Élysées. New York has its Rockefeller Center, Times Square and Central Park." Now, Los Angeles will have--Grand Avenue? That is the renewed hope of Los Angeles' real estate and architectural elite. Frank Gehry's new Disney Concert Hall is a crown jewel in the redevelopmet plan. But decisionmakers are still trying figuring out what else the area needs.

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Published on Tuesday, April 20, 2004 in LA Weekly
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