Hollywood

May 23, 2014

Mike Woo Moderates WUF Panel: The Impossibility of Updating City of LA’s Community Plans

Michael Woo moderates a Westside Urban Forum conversation on Los Angeles' Community Plans, featuring Jane Usher, Dale Goldsmith, and Tom Donovan.

September 19, 2013

LA City Councilmember Mitch O'Farrell Tackles LA River, Supports Hollywood's Millennium Project

TPR interviewed Mitch O'Farrell, the new councilmember for LA's 13th District, to discuss development, transportation, and the possibilities for a revitalized LA River.

December 20, 2011

Paramount Pictures to Modernize Studio while Embracing Its Past

Paramount Pictures on Melrose Boulevard is the only major film studio still located in Hollywood. The studio has developed a plan for site upgrades to provide for its thousands of employees in an ever evolving industry. TPR spoke about the goals and designs with Paramount COO Frederick Huntsberry, with Sharon Keyser, Senior VP, Real Estate, Government & Community Relations, Paramount, and with architects Bob Hale, Principal, Rios Clementi Hale, and Brenda Levin, President and Principal, Levin & Associates Architects.

November 4, 2011

Millennium Project Will Reanimate Hollywood & Vine

Philip Aarons tells us about the Capitol Records Tower development at Hollywood and Vine by his firm, Millennium Partners. How can a developers push density in Los Angeles? What's exciting about urbanism in Hollywood?

July 16, 2018

Sustainability Maven Sara Neff on Kilroy’s 'Academy on Vine’ Hollywood Project

Sara Neff provides an overview of Kilroy's latest investment in Hollywood and covers the latest in resilient green building technologies.

June 2, 2015

WWLA: The Legality of Intensified Infill Development & Density in Hollywood Debated

Robert Silverstein articulates his clients’ perspective in seeking to halt Hollywood projects, while Mott Smith explains the difficulties of building infill in an environment of CEQA litigation.

July 8, 2013

LA Roast - (TJ) Plunkitt explains it all… LA's Answer for Gridlock: A Streamlined Planning & Permitting Process!

TPR's fifth exclusive interview of a new arrival to Los Angeles, an especially well-informed political and humanistic observer of local government, TJ Plunkitt, a direct descendant of the infamous George Washington Plunkitt of Tammany Hall.

May 8, 2013

Laurie Becklund on Transactional City Planning in Hollywood

Laurie Becklund, a writer and project consultant as well as a senior fellow at the USC Annenberg Center on Communication and Leadership, and a longtime resident of Hollywood, writes about her experience investigating her concerns around the Millennium Hollywood development.

January 31, 2012

Reinventing Los Angeles: Seizing the Transit Opportunity

What role does local government play in a city’s reinvention? And how does a local government envision its public initiatives contributing to a positive urban environment? Ken Bernstein, Principal City Planner for the Los Angeles Department of City Planning, overseeing the Policy Planning and Historic Resources Division, tells us where Los Angeles has recently been devoting energy.

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.

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