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Boom. 2016; 6439–51 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2016.6.4.39
Published: 01 December 2016
... school, or write, or who knows what; but the interactions I was having on a daily basis with customers junior film executives, agents, wannabe movers and shakers effectively doused what was left of my affection of LA at the time. The sharp edges and crass- ness deeply fractured my constructed sense of...
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Boom. 2016; 63v–vi doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2016.6.3.v
Published: 01 September 2016
... University of California Berkeley and Los Angeles. While the LA School was critical, situated in social science, urban planning, and geography, another movement has emerged as more speculative, generative, and future-oriented. It brings urban planning, art, architecture, and the humanities to bear on...
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Boom. 2016; 6312–17 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2016.6.3.12
Published: 01 September 2016
... Humanities university Urban Humanities cities manifesto Berkeley UCLA LA School of Urbanism dana cuff and jennifer wolch Urban Humanities and the Creative Practitioner A manifesto T he flow of the Los Angeles River, ever-precarious and never navigable, attractedsettlement along its shifting course...
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Boom. 2016; 6389–93 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2016.6.3.89
Published: 01 September 2016
... few schools, bringing a dozen chil- dren there for the beginning of the event. Within the first ten minutes, another nine children and their parents joined, some running late and others passing by and wanting to join. The crowns, books, and puppets that emerged from La Caja Ma´gica attracted the...
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Published: 01 September 2016
... Arts Research Center. J O N A T H A N C R I S M A N is project director for the Urban Humanities Initiative at University of California, Los Angeles; director of No Style, a design and publishing practice; and with Jia Gu he forms LA-BOR, an interdisciplinary art and architecture studio. D A N A C U F...
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Boom. 2016; 6318–24 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2016.6.3.18
Published: 01 September 2016
... lost friends who moved to go to better schools. Growing up in LA, you couldn t/can t not know the color lines that divide and spread through the city s geography. In 1975, I began research in Brazil and was mostly away from the US for the next nine years. In 1984, I immigrated back to LA with my...
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Boom. 2016; 6358–67 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2016.6.3.58
Published: 01 September 2016
..., Jennifer Wolch, into his San Diego home to discuss his career, his writings, and his erstwhile and ongoing efforts to understand Los Angeles. © 2016 by The Regents of the University of California 2016 City of Quartz The Ecology of Fear dystopianism Los Angeles LA School of Urbanism...
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Boom. 2016; 6332–39 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2016.6.3.32
Published: 01 September 2016
..., Present Pasts: Urban Palimpsests and the Politics of Memory (Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2003), 28, 4. A Day of the Dead offering to the disappeared Ayotzinapa students in Las Vegas. Photograph by Marco Mora-Huizar, via Flickr. 38 BOOMCA L I FORN I A . COM 14 See again Castells Networks for more...
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Boom. 2016; 6170–75 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2016.6.1.70
Published: 01 March 2016
... the University of California 2016 Los Angeles Los Angeles River Bowtie Parcel Clockshop California State Parks urban art Amigos de los Rios Madrid Middle School billboards LA Open Acres LA2050 Farm LA Free Lots Los Angeles Community Health Councils urban farming farming CicLAvia...
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Boom. 2016; 6158–64 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2016.6.1.58
Published: 01 March 2016
... cohort of local architects including Frank Gehry, Thom Mayne, and Eric Owen Moss the LA School The sharp, cerebral, mannered modernism of the first wave of Case Study architects had been supplanted by a kind of sharp, cerebral, tough postmodernism, the fruit of a loose, primarily Venice-based movement...
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Boom. 2016; 61102–107 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2016.6.1.102
Published: 01 March 2016
... walked its alleyways home Photograph by Craig Kohlruss. BOOM | S PR I NG 2016 103 from school, you could pick enough different kinds of fruit from the trees that hung over fences to start your own stand. This is thanks to the Mediterranean climate, extraordinarily rich and textured soil, the result of...
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Boom. 2015; 5434–43 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2015.5.4.34
Published: 01 December 2015
... writers at Forbes are not the only ones measuring cool. In late 2013, the Los Angeles County real estate website PropertyShark.com crowned Los Feliz as LA s Most Rapidly-Gentrifying Neighborhood Whether it is called urban renewal or gentrification, the process is fairly straightforward. Artists, recent...
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Boom. 2015; 5454–63 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2015.5.4.54
Published: 01 December 2015
.... But there are many ways to enjoy a Saturday afternoon, and 56 BOOMCA L I FORN I A . COM sweating colored powder in the hot LA sun is only one of them. In the murky, colored mist of the orchestrated hourly color throws, the audience of largely non-Hindu teens have their first experience of Hindu ritual...
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Boom. 2015; 5332–41 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2015.5.3.32
Published: 01 September 2015
... side. Private philanthropy gives to the big famous private schools. They really should be giving to UCLA and other public schools, in my opinion. I just love big public schools. They re exciting. Boom: So you like a challenge. 34 BOOMCA L I FORN I A . COM Kareiva: I always like a challenge. I m...
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Boom. 2015; 52100–111 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2015.5.2.100
Published: 01 June 2015
... backward and forward; Peter Goin and David Taylor have prowled the border fences; and Jeff Brouws has driven the entire perimeter of Las Vegas, as well as walked the empty lots next to the resorts. These photographers have all been schooled by that dead- pan mastery of the artifactual world developed by...
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Boom. 2015; 5120–28 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2015.5.1.20
Published: 01 March 2015
... Movement in East LA, just ten minutes from my tree-lined working class neighborhood in San Gabriel14 Similarly, SEMAP sees itself as adjacent to, but distinct from, the urban core sensibilities of East LA. East of east is everything that exists outside the reach of the city of Los Angeles Fragoza...
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Boom. 2014; 4454–63 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2014.4.4.54
Published: 01 December 2014
... creating. My own olive oil journey began by accident in Santa Barbara, where I grew up. When I rode my bike or moped down Olive Street on my way to Santa Barbara High School, my tires would slide perilously when braking, and I would wonder why the city allowed all the fruit from the olive trees lining the...
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Boom. 2014; 43122–128 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2014.4.3.122
Published: 01 September 2014
... California project Biodiversity Science: City and Nature BioSCAN urban nature Insects lila higgins and emily hartop Looking for Nature in LA The view from the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County E ditor s Note: The natural history museum is a venerable seventeenth-centuryinstitution. But...
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Boom. 2014; 4386–94 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2014.4.3.86
Published: 01 September 2014
... that helped them navigate and consolidate their family lives here in Los Angeles. Comadre, what is a charter school, which ones are the good ones, and which to avoid What dental clinic should you visit when you have a toothache Where is the best place to buy masa What can I expect from la nueva...
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Boom. 2014; 43113–121 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2014.4.3.113
Published: 01 September 2014
... coastal fog, and the hard dusty trail falls into a shady oasis of ferns and towering redwoods. In Los Angeles, even a tiny gap in the cement channel of the LA River bursts forth with life, forming an unexpected Photograph by NOAA Fisheries West Coast. BOOM | F A L L 20 14 115 urban oasis in the middle of...