Richard Rothstein

Los Angeles in 1939, as determined by the  Home Owners’ Loan Corporation (HOLC).

Watch: Segregation's Terrible Legacy in U.S. Cities

"Segregation by Design" is a new film available to the public on Vimeo.

October 9, 2019 - Greater Greater Washington

Oakland and San Francisco

Planners Cannot Ignore Legacy Of Government-Sanctioned Segregation

Even in liberal states like California, government-sanctioned residential segregation persisted in the 20th century. In a recent talk in L.A., Richard Rothstein, author of The Color of Law, charged planners with undoing this shameful legacy.

January 24, 2018 - California Planning & Development Report

Redlining Map

Housing Discrimination Explained by a Comic Strip

A comic strip succeeds in presenting the complex history of redlining and housing discrimination.

September 29, 2017 - The Nib

City Planner I

Department of Housing and Community Development

City Planner II

Department of Housing and Community Development

City Planner Supervisor

Department of Housing and Community Development

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Urban Design for Planners 1: Software Tools

This six-course series explores essential urban design concepts using open source software and equips planners with the tools they need to participate fully in the urban design process.

Planning for Universal Design

Learn the tools for implementing Universal Design in planning regulations.