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Sunday, March 26, 2017

Architecture & Urban Design

Will aging millennials leave the Eastside behind?

A wave of gentrification and change has left many Eastside neighborhoods awash in craft beer, yoga mats and $1,500-a-month studio apartments.  But now there are signs that the millennials who descended on inner cities across the country as young twentysomethings will increasingly be looking to move ... Read More »

Artists raise concerns about completion of East L.A. mural project

EAST LOS ANGELES -- It’s been three years since a charter school planning to replace the former First Street Store with a new campus agreed agreed to preserve the tiled mural that adorned the front of the former department store. The new school recently welcomed its first students and the installation of the mural .... Read More »

New lights and artwork to shine on Temple Street

HISTORIC FILIPINOTOWN —  A project to improve pedestrian safety and beautify a stretch of Temple Street will get an artistic touch. Artist Roel Punzalan has won a design competition to include a decorative element to some of the 54 pedestrian lights that will be installed at bus ... Read More »

The columns of the Sixth Street Bridge are coming down

BOYLE HEIGHTS — The giant columns that once supported the east end of the Sixth Street Bridge have been coming down, one by one, nearly four months after the demolition of the historic span began. Photographer Kevin Break, who has been chronicling the demolition, shared images ... Read More »