Arts District

April 2, 2017

Skid Row Neighborhood Council's April 6 Election & The Value of Community Plans

Ahead of the vote on whether to create a neighborhood council for the Skid Row area, civic leader Yuval Bar-Zemer of the neighboring Arts District provides insights.

February 23, 2017

José Huizar On Downtown Building & City Council Vote To Reform Planning In Shadow Of Measure S Vote

Councilmember José Huizar authored a motion calling for Community Plan updates to be completed every six years. He believes City Hall can establish and fund a framework for the “real work” of planning.

May 19, 2016

Yuval Bar-Zemer: Reimagining LA’s Arts District & The Proper Role of Community Plans

Yuval Bar-Zemer, partner of Linear City, shares his first-hand experience in creating LA's Arts District and embedding family values into a community.

November 7, 2014

Why LA Looks the Way It Does, with No Steward of the Built Environment

Sam Hall Kaplan critiques the City of Los Angeles' approach to design and development.

July 31, 2014

Len Hill's New Legacy Project: Antidote to Orsini-zation

Len Hill explains the vision for Linear City's newest endeavor: The Elysian.

July 11, 2013

Plaintiff Yuval Bar-Zemer Challenged LA City ‘Arts District’ BID, and Judge Ordered Dissolution

Yuval Bar-Zemer, co-founder and managing partner of Linear City, the developer of the 7+Bridge Lofts in the Arts District of Downtown Los Angeles, discusses the lawsuit against the Arts District Business Improvement District, which was recently decided in favor of the plaintiffs.

June 3, 2013

Court Challeges the Legitimacy of LA City BIDs

Estela Lopez, Executive Director of the Central City East Association, discusses the dissolution of the Downtown Arts District Business Improvement District.

December 19, 2011

Peter Zellner Discusses SCI-Arc’s Focus on Sustainability

Peter Zellner, a Culver City-based architect and a faculty member at the Southern California Institute of Architecture, sat down with TPR as a follow-up to the AIA net zero energy roundtable. Zellner’s work on art galleries has gained ZELLNERPLUS the most recognition. His grappling with questions of urbanism and sustainability, however, professionally challenge common notions of how Los Angeles’ built environment may evolve. 

June 1, 2011

SCI-Arc Purchases Campus Site; L.A. Arts District Also a Winner

SCI-Arc Board Chair and local attorney Jerry Neuman details the process by which the world renowned school put down roots in the Arts District of Downtown L.A.

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