Christopher Hawthorne

June 29, 2012

Lessons from Los Angeles’ Century of Growth and Reinvention Shared with SPUR Delegation

David Abel, 'Beyond Chinatown' author Steven Erie, and LA Times architecture critic Christopher Hawthorne discuss how LA's urban and infrastructure development in the late 19th - early 20th century set the city on a trajectory unique from San Francisco.

November 10, 2011

Westwood Village Plan Balances Students, Visitors, Businesses, and Public Space

A public symposium held to present the urban design plans for Westwood Village illustrated several debates. Who will take advantage of a redesigned Westwood Village? What role will UCLA have in defining the space? Is a new Metro stop the catalyst for change some claim it to be? A panel of architects, critics, and policy-makers discuss.

June 20, 2019

Lack of Adequate Community Planning—Not NIMBYs—Drives Opposition to New Development

TPR revisits a timely 2017 conversation between Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and Christopher Hawthorne on growth, density, and infrastructure.

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.

March 23, 2015

Olney's WWLA Addresses LA Housing Affordability and the City's Third Incarnation

“Which Way, L.A.?” considers the affordability crisis facing Southern California and the re-definition of the Los Angeles dream.

November 10, 2004

Advice from Civic Leaders for New L.A. Times Architecture Critic

The Los Angeles development community welcomes new critic Christopher Hawthorne.

October 28, 2004

Local Luminaries Share Their Hopes for New L.A. Times Architecture Critic Chris Hawthorne

A panel of experienced local practitioners of architecture and development talk about what they hope the new critic will cover as he learns about Los Angeles.

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