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.

August 28, 2015

Baylis: State's Fish & Game Commission and LA City/County Respond Wisely to Drought

Jack Baylis lauds the City of LA's goal of reducing imported water to 50 percent and lays out ways to get there

August 18, 2015

Romero and MacAdams: Who Will Plan & Fund LA River Revitalization?

Two LA River experts comment on the revitalization process now that the Army Corps of Engineer’s Alternative 20 has cleared a critical federal hurdle.

August 12, 2015

NACWA's New President Adel Hagekhalil Champions ‘One Water'

Hagekhalil provides an update on City of LA wastewater and storm water projects, calling for the breakdown of bureaucratic silos in managing the resource.

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.


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