Los Angeles River

July 23, 2014

Moses and the Future of the LA River

Sam Hall Kaplan draws lessons from Robert Moses to explore major developments around LA River revitalization.

April 4, 2014

City of LA's Engineer—A Responsibility of Significance

Deborah Weintraub, Interim City Engineer for Los Angeles, discusses the La Noria waterwheel, along with other water-oriented and public space projects in partnership with the city.

April 2, 2014

Advocating a New Planning Covenant for Los Angeles

Daniel Rosenfeld and Paul Vandeventer have created a framework to anchor the city’s physical timeline that offers insight into a “Fifth Covenant” between Angelenos and the land, setting the stage for sustainable growth.

September 19, 2013

LA City Councilmember Mitch O'Farrell Tackles LA River, Supports Hollywood's Millennium Project

TPR interviewed Mitch O'Farrell, the new councilmember for LA's 13th District, to discuss development, transportation, and the possibilities for a revitalized LA River.

October 30, 2014

Zev Yaroslavsky LA River Greenway Trail: The Valley's 'Missing Link'

Esther Feldman and Mia Lehrer discuss the creation a half-mile section of trail along the LA River that connects existing paths to form a five-mile continuous stretch.

October 2, 2014

D.C's 11th Street Bridge Park: Transforming Infrastructure into Civic Space

Scott Kratz discusses efforts to turn an aged-out freeway bridge into a three-acre civic space crossing the Anacostia River.

June 30, 2014

Lewis MacAdams on Army Corps’ LA River Revitalization Alternative 20

Lewis MacAdams gives his view on the years of work behind the Army Corps' recent announcement, and offers his vision for the LA River.

June 30, 2014

Jenna Hornstock Shares Refinements to Metro’s Union Station Master Plan

Jenna Hornstock takes readers through the Union Station Master Plan process and gives details on Metro's preferred approach.

March 30, 2012

FoLAR’s LA River Vision May Require Jurisdictional Coordination & Governance Change

Lewis MacAdams, poet and founder of Friends of the Los Angeles River, and Charles Eddy, retired attorney, environmentalist, and current FoLAR board member, discuss their work to create a management authority for the Los Angeles River. Having advocated for opening the river up to public use for decades, they have turned to Sacramento for help. SB 1201, should it become law, would place control of the river into the hands of a multi-agency and jurisdictional council.

September 15, 2011

L.A. River Revitalization Presents Unique Opportunities for Public-Private Partnerships

Omar Brownson discusses the teamwork necessary to realize one of Los Angeles' most visionary revitalization plans.

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