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April 11, 2023

Brenda Levin Donates 40-year Archive to the Getty

The Getty Research Institute (GRI) has acquired the work of architect and preservationist Brenda Levin and her firm Levin & Associates.

April 4, 2023

Bass & Feldstein Soto on Skid Row Housing Trust Receivership

TPR shares this excerpt from the press conference where Los Angeles Mayor Karen Bass and City Attorney Hydee Feldstein-Soto outline the still troubling crisis, announce the receivership, and underscore the growing challenges of preserving and maintaining the city’s dwindling supply of accessible & affordable housing stock.

April 4, 2023

Santa Monica Airport to Cease Operations in 2028: Airport2Parks' Chair Neil Carrey on Plans for a ‘Great Park’ 

Santa Monica Airport2Parks Foundation Chair Neil Carrey spoke to TPR on the city’s long fight for local control over land use and operations at its airport

February 28, 2023

Seattle DOT Director Greg Spotts on Implementing Innovation

TPR followed up with Greg Spotts—former CSO and executive officer at Streets LA—to update readers on his recent move north to serve as Director of Seattle Department of Transportation

February 28, 2023

Informing the Future Los Angeles Using Its Past: D.J. Waldie &  Ken Bernstein on Becoming Los Angeles

The two historians (and practitioners of planning) discuss how the past can, and should, play a part in imagining an LA of the future.

February 28, 2023

Miguel Santana & Rick Cole on the Frontline Failures of LA’s Approach to Homelessness

Rick Cole and Miguel Santana discuss the impacts of their and the city's policy choices on the homelessness crisis on the ground.

January 11, 2023

Heart Forward LA Podcast on LA County's 'Village Integrated Services' Pilot

TPR shares Kerry Morrison's Heart Forward LA podcast interview of Dave Pilon and Mark Ragins to better understand why a Trieste-like model of radical hospitality continues to languish in LA County.

January 11, 2023

Green New Deal Ordinances Adopted on Mayor Garcetti’s Last Day in Office

In these remarks, city leaders discuss the Garcetti administration’s environmental and sustainability legacy and recognize key staff and the Mayor's Youth Council for their role in accelerating the city of LA’s green transition.

January 10, 2023

TPR Exit Interview with CCA’s Jessica Lall

In this interview, TPR asked the outgoing CCA President and CEO, Jessica Lall, about Downtown LA’s pandemic recovery, its challenges and opportunities, and how she expects new leadership to shape the city’s vibrant center.

December 30, 2022

Predictions! Predictions! 1989! 1989!

TPR asked leading individuals in land use and urban planning for their predictions for what the new year--and new mayor--would usher. Insights point to increased oversight by AQMD over landuse regulations, concerns for the consequences of slow growth, and more!

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