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Boom. 2016; 6151–57 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2016.6.1.51
Published: 01 March 2016
...Alissa Walker This essay discusses the connection between land use, cars, and housing affordability, looking first at the way freeways affected Los Angeles neighborhoods, and then at the ways changing technologies might remake them once again. She argues that cleaner, quieter, self-driving cars...
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Boom. 2016; 6165–69 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2016.6.1.65
Published: 01 March 2016
...Wendy Gilmartin The modest, functional bungalow provided affordable housing for millions of homeowners as California’s population exploded and its cities spread outward over the course of the twentieth century. But in the twenty-first century, when land is more expensive and we’re aware of the...
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Boom. 2016; 61102–107 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2016.6.1.102
Published: 01 March 2016
..., it has the conditions that make living there an attractive proposition: affordable housing, short commutes, new jobs, and a vibrant art and food scene. © 2016 by The Regents of the University of California 2016 Fresno Art Hop Jimmy Pardini California High Speed Rail Juan Felipe Herrera...
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Boom. 2015; 5192–94 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2015.5.1.92
Published: 01 March 2015
... die as we do today. The story is of a father who has been optimized giving up his son because he cannot afford the best technology for him. © 2015 by the Regents of the University of California 2015 Futurism Rumspringa artificial intelligence speculative fiction science fiction short...
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Boom. 2014; 4220–23 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2014.4.2.20
Published: 01 June 2014
... responding to the city’s affordability crisis by having fewer babies or by moving to the suburbs. But in an equally potent trend for the city’s future, overseas Chinese investment activity in San Francisco’s real estate is at a fever pitch. What no one doubts in San Francisco—in either the corridors of power...
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Boom. 2014; 4437–45 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2014.4.4.37
Published: 01 December 2014
... that history. © 2014 by the Regents of the University of California 2014 gentrification displacement history Oakland affordability brock winstead On Becoming a Historic Resident of Oakland When knowing your history doesn t help In March of 2011, after signing our names so many times that...
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Boom. 2011; 1225–42 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2011.1.2.25
Published: 01 May 2011
... needs in the state, let alone affording opportunities for socioeconomic mobility that once characterized California. California needs a “re-imagined” network of colleges and universities and a plan for “Smart Growth.” © 2011 by the Regents of the University of California. 2011 boom | S U M M E R 2...
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Boom. 2016; 6416–27 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2016.6.4.16
Published: 01 December 2016
... leaving California s San Joaquin and Salinas Valleys, boosted the 1970 citywide Latino population to over 101,000.14 Still attractive for its affordability and proximity to industrial and service jobs, the Mission cost residents an average monthly rent of $105.15 Two major phenomena of the 1970s that...
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Boom. 2016; 6428–33 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2016.6.4.28
Published: 01 December 2016
... in general, Cali- fornians would be grossly self-indulgent to afford them- selves the dubious pleasures of noir instead of committing themselves to what Josiah Royce and Carey McWilliams describe as the struggle for corrective action. Boom: Californians have serious amnesia. What do you hope to...
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Boom. 2016; 6434–38 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2016.6.4.34
Published: 01 December 2016
... work on my first novel, sitting at a desk in a dark corner of the bedroom in our small, shabby place. I remem- ber thinking, If only I could get away from the stress of my family, be far enough away from the drama but close enough to drive if there were an emergency. If only we could afford a house...
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Boom. 2016; 6358–67 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2016.6.3.58
Published: 01 September 2016
... afford to buy land for low-income housing. Struggling artists and hipsters inadvertently become the shock troops of gentrification and soon can t afford to live in the neighborhoods and ware- house districts they invigorated. Affordable housing and jobs move inexorably further apart and the inner-city...
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Boom. 2016; 631–3 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2016.6.3.1
Published: 01 September 2016
... the state and local contests that will likely have a more immediate impact on the way Califor- nians live our lives. We re electing our first new senator since 1993, and up and down the state voters have decisions to make about the death penalty, affordable housing, trans- portation improvements...
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Published: 01 September 2016
... twenty-first century and their importance in the construction of identity. S U S A N MO F F A T is project director of the University of California, Berkeley, Global Urban Humanities Initiative. An urban planner and curator, she has worked in journalism, affordable housing, and environmental planning in...
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Boom. 2016; 6312–17 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2016.6.3.12
Published: 01 September 2016
.... First, there must be an object of interest that defies conventional logic and resists constructive change. For us, this common object of interest is the city itself, along with the many challenges it poses, such as segregation, congestion, and affordable hous- ing, but also, proximity, precarity, and...
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Boom. 2016; 6325–31 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2016.6.3.25
Published: 01 September 2016
... enter because of capacity issues. Their only view was of the exterior of the hub, which was literally wrapped in trash no doubt the only affordable material after value engineering went its course. A group of musicologists in Los Angeles went so far as to boycott the performance though tickets still...
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Boom. 2016; 6368–79 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2016.6.3.68
Published: 01 September 2016
..., driving people from cities into open spaces at the urban margin. Starting in the 1980s, cuts in federal spending on affordable housing and the deinsti- tutionalization of mentally ill individuals sent thousands into underpasses, creekbeds, and parks. Later, the bust and boom of the late 2000s and teens...
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Boom. 2016; 624–7 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2016.6.2.4
Published: 01 June 2016
... pris- ons must be made available, as well as affordable housing, a community, and the list goes on. In 2013, Boom interviewed Sharon Dolovich, a professor at UCLA s School of Law, about the inhumane present and potential futures of prisons in California. She told us, If in 2050 we look back on the...
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Boom. 2016; 6242–51 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2016.6.2.42
Published: 01 June 2016
... status they are suddenly afforded much of what California had denied prison employment, open cell blocks, extensive yard time, the ability to walk without chains. Life. For an appeal to get that far in California requires now on average almost three decades. So few condemned cases have run the gauntlet...
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Boom. 2016; 61v–vi doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2016.6.1.v
Published: 01 March 2016
...? Climate change comes first to mind. But our mounting crisis in the affordability of housing follows close behind. And then there s the gridlock in A landscape architecture student at UC Berkeley s College of Environmental Design documents his studio space in Wurster Hall. Photograph by John Lambert...
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Boom. 2016; 6124–33 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2016.6.1.24
Published: 01 March 2016
... reality, each is merely a symptom of a deeper problem. We need to recognize that the entire system of regulating housing development is broken. To create affordable BOOM: The Journal of California, Vol. 6, Number 1, pps 24 33, ISSN 2153-8018, electronic ISSN 2153-764X. © 2016 by The Regents of the...