Downtown Los Angeles

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.

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?

March 31, 2011

‘Skyline Changer'-Wilshire Grand Hotel- Wins Approval

In March, the L.A. City Council approved a suite of ordinances that paved the way for a $1 billion high rise in Downtown-the first office tower to be built in the neighborhood in over 20 years.

November 1, 2010

Downtown L.A. 2020: CCA's Titans of Real Estate Prognosticate

Among the highlights of the October panel-Eli Broad makes a daring prediction for the opening of the Broad Collection Museum on Grand Avenue.

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.

March 3, 2005

Residents Want Promised Civic Park, Not Police Station for Downtown Los Angeles Site

Concerned citizens say that a new police headquarters downtown would be a detriment to revitalization and ongoing cultural initiatives.

January 19, 2005

LA Police Chief Bratton Addresses The Need for New Police Facilities

A $300 new million Downtown headquarters is only one part of a building program around the city that will cost nearly $1 billion.

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

Dreams Are Falling Into Place for 'Reimagining' of Grand Avenue

Grand Avenue Committee Chair Jim Thomas updates TPR on the rapidly progressing plans for a Downtown cultural center.

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