From Urban Decay To Urban Renaissance

Los Angeles is undergoing a rapid physical and social transformation.
June 12, 2005, 11am PDT | Abhijeet Chavan
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"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?"

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Published on Sunday, June 12, 2005 in The Hartford Courant
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