Adaptive Reuse

October 4, 2012

LA Conservancy Honors Linda Dishman’s Twenty Years of Historic Leadership

TRP presents the following interview with Linda Dishman, Executive Director of the Los Angeles Conservancy, in recognition of 20 years of service to historic preservation across Los Angeles.

October 2, 2012

CCA’s Carol Schatz On LA’s Downtown Development Boom

Carol Schatz, President and CEO of both the Downtown Center Business Improvement District (DCBID) and the Central City Association (CCA) of Los Angeles, explores a recent development boom in Downtown LA in an interview with The Planning Report.

May 11, 2018

The Future of Historic Preservation in Los Angeles

At a recent event Los Angeles Conservancy event focused on the role of historic preservation in the changing LA landscape, design leaders discussed the past victories in preservation and the role of SB 827 in shaping the policy conversation.

October 22, 2017

Tom Gilmore: 21st Century L.A. Needs a Coherent Urbanist Vision

Ahead of the Urban Land Institute’s Fall Meeting in Los Angeles, Tom Gilmore assesses the status of L.A.'s real estate markets and the role of the private sector in contributing to an economically healthy and livable city.

February 26, 2012

Hamid Behdad on How Best to Update LA City’s Adaptive Reuse Ordinance

In 1999 the Los Angeles City Council adopted an adaptive reuse ordinance that played a significant part in the revitalization of Downtown. Granting developers the flexibility needed to convert historic buildings into modern residences, the ordinance became a model for preservation and growth actoss the city. Now, the City Council may update the original ordinance to meet 21st century needs.

March 31, 2011

Tom Gilmore Opines on Infill Development and Downtown L.A.

Recently released figures from the U.S. Census confirmed the success story of Downtown L.A. and Historic Corridor. Developer Tom Gilmore helped make it happen. What happens next?

November 10, 2005

Kor Group Revives Treasures of L.A.'s Architectural Past for Urban Residential Living

Kate Bartolo of upscale developer and hotelier Kor Group explains the challenges, benefits, and profits of historic preservation.

December 16, 2003

Architect Brenda Levin Honored With Creative Force Award

KCRW's Frances Anderton comments on Brenda Levin's impact on Los Angeles architecture.

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