Planning

June 29, 2012

Metro Selects Gruen and Grimshaw Team to Master Plan Union Station

Jenna Hornstock, LA Metro's Deputy Executive Officer of Countywide Planning, discusses the agency's upcoming master plan for Union Station as well as their decision to work with Gruen Associates on project.

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.

April 28, 2020

COVID-19's Impacts on Urban Design & the Built Environment

Architecture journalist Sam Lubell describes how the COVID-19 pandemic, like pandemics of the past, will trigger a shift in how visionaries of the built environment—planners, urban designers, and architects—imagine place and space in response to the disruption of the moment

March 30, 2020

Japan House Pre-Pandemic World Summit on Emergency Preparedness & Resilience  

Los Angeles resilience officer, Aaron Gross and Hitachi's Beverly Rider provide a point-in-time glimpse at the evolving notion of resilience and how governments, businesses, neighborhoods, and people prepare for, respond to, and recover from disaster.

December 2, 2019

National Fair Housing Alliance Rejects HUD Argument for Upzoning

In this op-ed, authors Debby Goldberg and Morgan Williams of the National Fair Housing Alliance explain that the housing affordability crisis is more than just a 'zoning problem'.

October 17, 2019

Ken McCormick on Resurrecting Redevelopment for Missing-Middle Housing

McCormick argues that California's current lop-sided strategy of providing market-rate density-bonuses for affordability components fails to deliver the missing-middle housing the state needs most of all.

October 17, 2019

Laura Cornejo: Seasoned Transit Planner & Pasadena's New Transportation Director

Laura Cornejo offers her insights into the challenges of the new mobility paradigm and what it takes to generate bottom-up community support for density.

August 22, 2016

Neighborhood Integrity Initiatives’s Letter to Mayor Garcetti: Either Lead on Planning or Voters Will

Jill Stewart, Campaign Director for the Neighborhood Integrity Initiative, sheds light on her group's tactical move to meet with Mayor Eric Garcetti and provide a list of demands that must be met by August 24.

August 22, 2016

Los Angeles' Homelessness Crisis: Leadership from Jerry Neuman and Business Community

TPR sits down with Jerry Neuman, co-chairman of Home For Good, an endeavor started in 2010 by the Business Leader’s Task Force on Homelessness, to explain how civic leaders are taking action to end chronic and veteran homelessness, and provide a blueprint for reducing homelessness in Southern California.

June 27, 2016

LA Metro’s New Chief Planning Officer on Region’s Investment in Transportation

Therese McMillan comes to Metro after serving as the acting administrator of the Federal Transit Administration, and lays out her vision for translating Metro's strategic planning into implementation.

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