Measure S promises to “Save Our Neighborhoods?” Could it stifle them? DnA spoke to experts on both sides of the initiative and found out what might be the real impacts on real projects if the measure passes.
Dutch architect Rem Koolhaas and his firm OMA are designing a new events center for Wilshire Boulevard Temple, a historic synagogue in Koreatown. Why did the temple need a name-brand architect? And will the two buildings “talk” to each other?
Activists in the predominantly working class and Latino community of Boyle Heights, just east of downtown LA, are calling on art galleries to pack up and leave, arguing that they contribute to rising rent prices and the displacement of low-income residents.
Simone Manuel’s Olympic win highlights the politics of access to public swimming pools. DnA visited a newly-restored pool in South LA by Lehrer Architects and finds how what the City of Los Angeles is doing to create “access and opportunity” for all.
The office of Gehry Partners was enlisted by River LA to master plan the 51-mile Los Angeles River. They’ve released the fruits of two years’ worth of data gathering on a public web site called the LA River Index.