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Boom (2015) 5 (2): 112–121.
Published: 01 June 2015
...Susan Straight The Santa Ana River, running through three of the largest counties in America, has a long, often overlooked history from Native American settlement to the contemporary industrial corridor, but always riparian and beautiful. This essay and accompanying photographs explore the middle...
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Boom (2016) 6 (1): 58–64.
Published: 01 March 2016
... buildings like the Case Study houses even as we might rediscover the spirit that built them, the spirit MAD architects vision for Cloud Corridor, a high-density village, photographed at Shelter: Rethinking How We Live in Los Angeles at the Architecture and Design Museum. BOOM | S PR I NG 2016 63 of a...
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Boom (2015) 5 (3): 4–11.
Published: 01 September 2015
.... Over the next few years, those same type of search- lights would come to arc and dance in front of movie theaters lining the new cinematic corridor of Hollywood Boulevard, a symbol of local industry and glamour visible from anywhere in the Los Angeles basin. The mid-century city, with neon signage...
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Boom (2015) 5 (2): 28–41.
Published: 01 June 2015
... back of the studio opened to the underside of the Spring Street Bridge. We were actively cultivating these places, and both closed at the same time. The park went into construction and so did the bridge. So now we are looking at the industrial corridor of the city of Los Angeles when we come out here...
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Boom (2015) 5 (2): 100–111.
Published: 01 June 2015
... of hotel rooftops, the infrastructure corridors that are their own netherlands. Sometimes these were adjacencies cropped out of the view by other photographers. Or, when facing a subject, she would turn and photograph what was behind her, the oppo- site view of those taken by others. She began to...
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Boom (2015) 5 (1): 29–37.
Published: 01 March 2015
... terminals on existing vacant land, redeveloping and expanding existing container terminals, deepening waterside berths, building a bridge replacement to accommodate more goods-movement traffic, and constructing a major rail corridor, the Alameda Corridor, a $2.4 billion, twenty-four mile rail link from the...
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Boom (2014) 4 (2): 76–86.
Published: 01 June 2014
... housing requirements) by the Board of Appeals, which called it out of scale in the neighborhood despite its compliance with the neighborhood s fifty-five-foot height limit and its proximity to a number of similarly sized public and private mixed-use buildings within a few blocks on the Valencia corridor...
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Boom (2013) 3 (4): 85–100.
Published: 01 December 2013
... Court decision makes clear just how terrible the situation is in California, and how bad things have to get before the Supreme Court will side with prisoners in such a far-reaching way. The other document is the list of demands made by the Short Corridor Collective in Pelican Bay for the reduced use of...
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Boom (2013) 3 (2): 22–33.
Published: 01 July 2013
... that was right on the creek with an incred- ible variety of habitats: some of the oldest oak groves in Yolo County, some grassland. It had, of course, the riparian corridor. Glover: And some beautiful historic buildings. ross: It had the historic barn, yes. Teichert wasn t going to mine the property...
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Boom (2012) 2 (3): 62–78.
Published: 01 October 2012
... Species within the history of outdoor advertising, I sought parameters to explain how an aging public bus moving down an urban corridor might link the fates of natural ecosystems to their urban successors. Not only do the photographed animals refer to the largely vanished natural place of the Bay Area...
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Boom (2012) 2 (3): 25–44.
Published: 01 October 2012
... in the 1920s, but in 1968 there were still 25,000 cattle and 138,000 sheep grazing on public lands in California s deserts.15 Federal lands also served as pathways for the thousands of miles of highways and other linear corridors that crisscrossed the desert. By 1980 BLM lands alone contained 3,500...
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Boom (2011) 1 (4): 80–87.
Published: 01 November 2011
... sale; easy access to interstate transport along the I-5 and CA-99 corridors; uninhabited spaces; and the opportunity for less conspicuous acquisition of large quantities of various toxic ingredients available from the surrounding agricultural industry. Increasingly, the presence of meth alters the...
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Boom (2011) 1 (3): 80–87.
Published: 01 August 2011
... transportation. Meanwhile, in Southern California, an elegant bikeway was built along the Arroyo Seco corridor north of the Los Angeles River in 1900. It was the keystone of a plan to link Los Angeles and Pasadena with an eight-mile great transit artery. Pasadena Mayor Horace Dobbins dedicated public funds to...
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Boom (2011) 1 (2): 75–81.
Published: 01 May 2011
... shaping the original Silicon Valley s urban future. Denser, walkable high-tech corridors in Singapore and Seoul are providing design inspiration for policymakers and planners in Palo Alto and San Jose. Ar- chitects are joining techies and CEOs in moving back and forth between California and the rest of...
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Boom (2011) 1 (1): 50–61.
Published: 01 March 2011
... II, the hysteria of the Cold War emerged in the corridors of Congress. As the 1950s began, McCarthyism crept up on all the culture industries, most notoriously film and broadcasting. The music indus- try was not left behind. In the right-wing insurgency led by Senator Joseph McCarthy, folk musicians...