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June 30, 2015

Insider Perspectives on LA: Griego, Smith & Rosenfeld Opine

TPR offers three distilled "takes" on LA from three experienced city builders: Linda Griego, President and CEO of Griego Enterprises Inc.; Janet Marie Smith, LA Dodgers Senior Vice President of Planning and Development; and Dan Rosenfeld, former State of California and City of LA Director of Real Estate.

June 30, 2015

'Heads, Hands and Hearts’: Kelly Candaele on Those Building LA

An in-progress documentary showcases the skill and expertise behind the Wilshire Grand Center high-rise, celebrating the workers constructing it.

June 25, 2015

Exit Interview: Rick Cole Trades Population for City Management Authority

As Cole leaves the City of LA for Santa Monica, he gives his assessment of the former's fiscal health, reflects on the bureaucratic challenges that have faced Garcetti’s “back to basics” initiatives, and explains his reasons for heading west.

June 9, 2015

NYC EDC: A Working Model for Urban Investment & Procurement

Tom McKnight offers planning practitioners an insider’s account of NYCEDC’s organizational structure, priorities and responsibilities, and relationship to the city.

June 9, 2015

City Planning That Values Stewardship: Implementing the London Plan

Sir Edward Lister explains how the London Plan governs growth of the built environment across the metropolis.

June 9, 2015

Redevelopment’s Dissolution Leads City of Glendale To Create Its Own Economic Development Corporation

Phil Lanzafame shares Laemmle Lofts as a case of pursuing economic development without redevelopment.

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