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Architecture CriticIf nothing else, the debate over the fate of the Century Plaza hotel is a reminder that there is no preservation controversy quite like a preservation controversy in Los Angeles. In most American cities, examples of postwar modernism like the Century...
Must-see sites Taking the kids to the Big Apple may seem like a daunting task, but New York is actually one of America's best cities for a family vacation. Almost every child knows something about New York from movies, books and television. This...
L.A. NOWLos Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa was back in the U.S. Capitol on Tuesday wearing a "30/10 for L.A." sticker as he made the rounds to build support for federal help to speed expansion of the region’s transit network, including the......
The Daily MirrorDecember 1930: Broadway and 3rd Street. The Los Angeles County Transportation Authority Library and Archive is a wonderful source of old photos. Here's one of Broadway at 3rd Street taken in December 1930. The Times Building in the center-right portion of...
Los Angeles Times Architecture CriticIf you made a list of the most daunting job descriptions in Los Angeles, Emily Gabel-Luddy's would rank near the top. Gabel-Luddy, who trained as a landscape architect and has worked for the city for nearly 30 years, was appointed last year by Planning...
Special to the Chicago TribuneEditor's note: Amanda Joyce moved to New York from Hinsdale four years ago. To an outsider, any city can be intimidating. Many Downstaters dread the thought of venturing into Chicago, so they don't. And what a shame, because especially at this time of...
MICHAEL WOO, a former L.A. city councilman, is a member of the Los Angeles City Planning Commission and teaches urban planning at USC and UCLA. CHRISTIAN PERALTA is managing editor of Planetizen.com.THERE'S NO question that we need alternatives to sitting in L.A. traffic, and the Wilshire Boulevard corridor is as good a place as any to start. While the continuation of the Red Line subway along Wilshire championed by Los Angeles Mayor Antonio...
IF IT HELPS PEOPLE OR things move more quickly and efficiently, L.A. needs more of it. With more drivers and more transit needs than any other county in the state, plus the busiest port in the nation, Los Angeles will get a sizable share of the money from...
Tribune foreign correspondentElayne Rowed had planned to take the 3 o'clock train from Paddington Station to her home, 200 miles away in Devon, and, hours after the worst terror attack ever in central London, she saw no reason why the trains wouldn't run as scheduled. She was right....
Times Staff WriterYoshikazu Mera stands less than 5 feet tall, barely a head higher than the closed lid of the piano next to him. His face appears ensnared in eternal boyhood. His hair is cut in a cuddly Beatle mop. He is wearing a white shirt with puffy sleeves and...
Tags: Theater, Arts, Concerts, Bill Murray, Marlene Dietrich
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterFIRST IN A YEARLONG SERIES When the curtain rises next August on the Olympics, the world will see why a country that once shunned the world has become a favorite among travelers, who have made it one of the most visited nations on Earth. In this yearlong...
Imagine being ordered by your boss to live in an exotic place people dream about visiting all their lives. Your job? Explore it, master it and translate it for hundreds of thousands of readers back home. The foreign correspondent is a traveler by...
Tags: Theater, Italy, Russia, Ice Cream, Subway Transportation
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