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Industrial Land Use Policy

Arts District

By Eric Richardson — January 18, 2008 — 7 Comments

The debate over Industrial Land Use can be a tough one for the mere resident to unravel, delving deep into zoning and city documents. The infamous joint memo delivered...


By Eric Richardson — January 07, 2008 — 8 Comments

The proposed AMP Lofts at 695 Santa Fe has land, an award winning design and the favor of both Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa and Councilman Jose Huizar. What it doesn...

By Eric Richardson — January 04, 2008

Yesterday's preview meeting for Downtown industrial land use provided more questions than it did answers. Donald Spivack of the CRA and Jane Blumenfield of Planning...

By Eric Richardson — January 03, 2008 — 7 Comments

As mentioned the other day, this afternoon at 3pm Planning and CRA are holding the first preview meeting for their "new" Downtown Industrial Land Use policy. As...

Arts District

By Eric Richardson — January 01, 2008

Public "preview" meetings on a plan for Downtown's industrial space kick off this week with a Thursday afternoon briefing at City Hall. The zoning plan would govern...


By Ed Fuentes — December 04, 2007 — 8 Comments

The live/work spaces in, and near, the Arts District change an industrial landscape to a softer, elegant interpretation of grit. You might say it's edge served with...

Bike Ride Shots -- Jan 29th, 2006

By Eric Richardson — November 19, 2006 — 13 Comments

This week's issue of the Downtown News covers the industrial zoning plan wandering its way through meetings and discussions. It's a good read, but I came away not...