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Industrial Land Use Policy

Arts District

By Eric Richardson — May 24, 2010 — 3 Comments

Startup companies, not manufacturers, are the best targets for L.A.'s Cleantech Corridor according to a panel of experts brought in for a one-week study.


Arts District

By Eric Richardson — May 20, 2010 — 1 Comment

A ten-member panel of national experts will Friday present their recommendations on how Los Angeles can transform 2,500 acres of industrial land into a hive for new green business.


Williamsburg Housing Development

By Eric Richardson — July 23, 2009 — 1 Comment

Planners from the public and private sectors gathered in the atrium of the Douglas building this morning to hear of successes and failure in New York City's efforts...


Arts District

By Eric Richardson — May 08, 2009 — 5 Comments

Buried in the middle of a five hour budget hearing last Friday was news that updates to Downtown's two major community plans will be delayed unless the Planning...


Arts District

By Eric Richardson — April 14, 2009 — 8 Comments

In his State of the City speech this afternoon, Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa promoted the creation of a five-mile "CleanTech Corridor" that would stretch north through...


6th Street Viaduct

By Eric Richardson — December 28, 2008 — 12 Comments

As we go through the last few days of 2008, we thought it useful to take a look at some of the important Downtown projects working their way through the system....


6th Street Viaduct

By Eric Richardson — December 19, 2008 — 3 Comments

The Arts District got a little bit bigger this week, as City Council approved an expansion of neighborhood's official boundaries. The expansion south from 6th to...


Arts District

By Eric Richardson — June 18, 2008 — 1 Comment

Perhaps the Downtown Art Walk shouldn't be so proud of its L.A. APA Awards win. Curbed has a list of the winners, and one of the awards went to the Planning Department...


Downtown L.A.

By Eric Richardson — March 07, 2008 — 5 Comments

Not all "industry" is created equal.

That's a fact that seems to get lost in many of the stats brought out by the Planning department to support its Industrial...


Arts District

By Eric Richardson — March 04, 2008 — 7 Comments

Appearing before the city council's Planning and Land Use committee just minutes ago, Planning Chief Gail Goldberg told the committee that she agreed with Councilman...


By Eric Richardson — March 04, 2008

In just a minute (I better get moving) city council's Planning and Land Use committee will begin an agenda heavy in Industrial Land Use items. I'll be at the meeting...


By Eric Richardson — February 20, 2008 — 8 Comments

This week's Downtown News writes about 1101 N. Main, a 318-unit development proposed to rise near Chinatown. As the article notes, the project has gotten all thumbs...