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June 29, 2012

Brenda Levin, FAIA: Revitalizing Religious & Iconic Buildings

Brenda Levin, President and Principal of Levin & Associates Architects, talks about renovating two of Los Angeles' most iconic religious buildings: St. Vibiana's Cathedral and the Wilshire Boulevard Temple.

June 22, 2012

Richard Close Explains the Process of Overseeing the Dissolution of the Los Angeles CRA

Richard Close discusses his position on the seven-member Oversight Board supervising the dissolution of the Los Angeles Community Redevelopment Agency.

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.

December 19, 2011

German American Business Association Discusses Developments in Electric Vehicles, Policy and Products

German and American business and policy leaders discuss recent developments in the world of electric vehicles. As regions like Bavaria have fostered EV-friendly policies, BMW and CODA automotive highlight new products and approaches towards providing the customer with a reliable and affordable vehicle.

December 16, 2011

AIA Los Angeles: Political Leadership Could Bolster Green Design

A roundtable discussion hosted by the American Institute of Architects, Los Angeles, and featuring some of the region's most prominent designers sheds light on the role of the architect in greening the built environment. While design innovations have created energy efficient buildings and have raised awareness, coordinated government action could provide the scale necessary for noticeable change.

November 3, 2011

LADWP’s Ron Nichols: We Need Capital Investment

Los Angeles' power and water infrastructure system is aging, and a spirit of environmental responsibility is driving the LADWP to make bold changes. Addressing these developments, however, requires significant capital investment. The current economic and political climate makes advocating for expensive investments a daunting challenge. In a recent talk, LADWP General Manager Ron Nichols explained the situation and his approach.

June 17, 2021

MUSE/IQUE 2021-22 Season Explores the Streets of Los Angeles Thru Prism of Music

TPR interviews MUSE/IQUE’s Artistic Director Rachael Worby and CEO Brian Colburn, who highlight MUSE/IQUE’s upcoming place-based program “L.A. Composed,” which celebrates the streets of Los Angeles as unique intersections where people and culture come together to form place

May 3, 2021

UCLA Luskin Summit: 2021 Los Angeles Quality of Life Index

Former LA County Supervisor and Director of the Los Angeles Initative at UCLA Luskin, Zev Yaroslavsky unveils the results from the sixth annual Quality of Life index, which reveals fascinating insights into how residents' priorities and perspectives on public leadership have shifted—or not—in light of the challenges and uncertainties experienced over the past year.

May 30, 2019

LA City Council's Mike Bonin on Transit Equity & SB 50's Affordability Failure

Councilmember Mike Bonin discusses how blanket upzoning could impact efforts to develop an equitable, high-quality public transportation network in Los Angeles.

May 20, 2019

Wall Street in My Backyard: Anti-Eviction Mapping Project

The Anti-Eviction Mapping Project illustrates the influence and interest of Wall Street corporate landlords in California's housing market.

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