Funny things happened on my way to a meeting in Downtown LA last week; by mistake, I arrived one hour early. With time to kill, I decided to walk around the neighborhood, which happened to be in the very heart of our city’s business district. God knows how many years it’s been since, instead of driving I simply strolled down Figueroa and Flower near 5th — just a stone’s throw from LA Central Library.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, in conjunction with the City of Los Angeles, announces the availability of a Draft Integrated Feasibility Report, which includes a Draft Feasibility Study and Environmental Impact Statement/Environmental Impact Report for the Los Angeles River Ecosystem Restoration Study, Los Angeles County, Calif., for review and comment. The Draft IFR is available for a 45-day review period from Sept. 20 through Nov. 18, 2013.
LA skyline shows architectural diversity- Downtown Los Angeles might best be described as an urban enigma. It is a relic of a bygone era, as well as a symbol of Los Angeles’ quest to become a more livable and sustainable city. Los Angeles Conservancy’s Modern Skyline Walking Tour helps people conceptualize the city better by exploring the historical context behind the city’s most significant buildings.
Art Walk showcases cutting-edge artists… Terrible title and the writer gets the history wrong in the opening paragraph. Art Walk did not start Gallery Row, but that’s irrelevant since what’s interesting here is an article about the galleries during Art Walk.
When people descend on the Historic Core this Thursday for the Downtown Art Walk, they’ll see the big crowds, the dozens of galleries and the corporate logos and sponsors. What they won’t see is the guiding hand of Joe Moller, who spent nearly the last three years running the high-profile event.