Redlining in Southern California

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Lakewood Interviews and History

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Suburbs 4 Histories

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Surf Culture

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Zoot Suit Riots

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Is LA Ready for Urban Parks?

From the New Yorker, what do you all think? Can Los Angeles Embrace the Urban Park? Affluent Angelenos like to own their outdoors, or at least pay heftily to use them. Aerial photos show Los Angeles chopped up into irrigated enclaves of privilege: decks, pools, lawns, golf courses, restaurant patios, country clubs. The beaches are … [Read more…]

Counter images of LA

When Oil Derricks Ruled the L.A. Landscape Oil extraction is still big business in the Southland, but today locating signs of the industry can require a careful eye. Wells hide in plain sight as office buildings or masquerade offshore as tropical islands. In the back of the Beverly Center shopping mall, one quietly sips from … [Read more…]