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Boom (2016) 6 (1): 76–87.
Published: 01 March 2016
... experiences exist in part to appeal to visitors from the larger culture. As part of the process of exploring these neighborhoods in Los Angeles and Orange counties, Eric Brightwell paints and draws maps of them. Included in this article are hand-drawn and painted maps of Historic Filipinotown, The Byzantine...
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Boom (2015) 5 (4): 34–43.
Published: 01 December 2015
... Religion and Civic Culture, USGS, Los Angeles County LAR-IAC, GreenInfo CPAD, NAVTEQ and Esri. richard flory, nalika gajaweera, andrew johnson, and nick street Mapping the New Landscape of Religion Block-by-block in a changing Los Angeles neighborhood M t. Hollywood Congregational Church was in trouble...
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Boom (2014) 4 (2): 68–75.
Published: 01 June 2014
...Stamen Design Stamen Design, a studio specializing in live data visualizations and interactive mapping, overlooks the busy corner of Mission and Sixteenth Streets in San Francisco, builds “objects to think with.” This article is a portfolio of some of their San Francisco-related mapping work...
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Boom (2014) 4 (2): 62–67.
Published: 01 June 2014
...Kristin Miller Maps have power. They can make the illegible legible and the invisible visible. They can make the obvious even more obvious and the impossible seem possible, as a map published in 2012 did when it mapped the routes of the private buses that ferry techies between their homes in San...
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Boom (2013) 3 (3): 95–101.
Published: 01 September 2013
...Hadley; Peter Arnold A proposal to harvest and use the water runoff produced in the San Fernando Valley watershed. By mapping the places throughout the San Fernando Valley in which water runoff is wasted, used, sunk into groundwater, or contaminated, Hadley and Peter Arnold argue that even places...
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Boom (2016) 6 (4): 34–38.
Published: 01 December 2016
... California 2016 Relief map California Fresno Southern California Earthquakes San Gabriel Valley alex espinoza Through the Heart of California Seeing the other California through a relief map I n 2014, Aljazeera America ran a story titled Fresno Rated Highly Livable forYoung People1 The...
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Boom (2014) 4 (1): 36–45.
Published: 01 March 2014
... islands; as a place that early cartographers and explorers believed to literally be an island; and as a place of ecological richness rivaling mythical islands. © 2014 by the Regents of the University of California 2014 California as an island maps San Francisco Baja California rebecca solnit...
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Boom (2014) 4 (3): 4–27.
Published: 01 September 2014
...Erin Beller; Ruth Askevold; Robin Grossinger These maps, based on research by the San Francisco Estuary Institute’s Center for Resilient Landscapes, reconstruct California ecosystems as they were in the late 18 th and early 19 th centuries, and compare them to present-day landscapes. They are...
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Boom (2016) 6 (3): 68–79.
Published: 01 September 2016
... Berkeley students and Bulb residents to apply techniques of ethnography, contemporary archaeology, oral history, participatory mapping, mobile apps, botany, architecture, landscape architecture, and urban planning to the study of the Bulb. © 2016 by The Regents of the University of California 2016...
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Boom (2015) 5 (1): 106–116.
Published: 01 March 2015
...-influenced cyborg, anarchist collectives, cities gone mad with class division, and a map of San Francisco’s new archipelago, created by the inevitable rising waters of a warmer world. © 2015 by the Regents of the University of California 2015 Sea-level rise global warming class conflict anarchism...
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Boom (2015) 5 (1): 38–47.
Published: 01 March 2015
...,” meaning sacred center, share the same map on his body. © 2015 by the Regents of the University of California 2015 Pacific Islanders urban Pacific Islanders Pacific Islander migrants Pacific Islander U.S migration Samoa tattoos jean melesaine California Islanders Portraits E ditor s note...
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Boom (2014) 4 (4): 64–70.
Published: 01 December 2014
...Gray Brechin This essay explains the genesis and explosive growth of the online Living New Deal, an unprecedented team effort to inventory, map, and interpret the immense public works legacy of Franklin Roosevelt’s work relief programs designed to extricate the United States from the Great...
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Boom (2014) 4 (1): 86–97.
Published: 01 March 2014
...Michael Dear Michael Dear examines the history of the U.S.-Mexico borderlands, from the first commission formed to map and delineate the physical border to the border fences constructed in recent decades as a response to illegal immigration and fears of terror threats. He considers this place in...
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Boom (2016) 6 (4): 1–3.
Published: 01 December 2016
... content free at httpboom.ucpress.edu. Meanwhile, we still wish to write for those who read; we wish to find our readers, California readers. We also wish to find our writers coura- geous souls writing this place, mapping it. It may take more courage to write and read California as the rest of the country...
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Boom (2016) 6 (4): 16–27.
Published: 01 December 2016
... pointing to murals, Latinos are engaging in a type of community cartography, fighting to map them- selves onto the past, present, and future of a changing San Francisco. B Notes The author gratefully acknowledges Francisco Aquino, Lucia Ippo- lito, Tirso Araiza, and Josue´ Rojas the artists whose work is...
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Boom (2016) 6 (4): 39–51.
Published: 01 December 2016
... down history as if it were a set. It s my childhood home, not the first, but the one we inhabited the longest. Moving through rooms, closets, and overstuffed drawers, I ve unearthed all manner of lost treasures: pocket watches, maps, deeds to homes long razed. This house, I realize, became a nest not...
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Boom (2016) 6 (3): 100–109.
Published: 01 September 2016
... California andMexico (and even internallydivide each city) grow wider and harder to cross. These borders include theUS-Mexico border, which for centuries was little more than an imaginary line on a map, but now are violently drawn in the landscape out of rusty steel, barbed wire, and police. But they are...
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Boom (2016) 6 (3): 120–128.
Published: 01 September 2016
... perspectives. Some participants had grown up in Tijuana or Mexico City; others had never set foot in Mexico. Through historical investigations, multi- media mapping projects, and spatial ethnographies, the institute was framed around the investigation of contested histories, erasures, and spatial injustices in...
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Boom (2016) 6 (3): v–vi.
Published: 01 September 2016
... humanity both in California and beyond. Yours, Jason S. Sexton Notes 1 For an earlier account of the LA School, see Michael Dear, The Los Angeles School of Urbanism: An Intellectual History Urban Geography 24.6 (2003): 493 509. 2 Publications, interactive maps, and online exhibitions for each project can...
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Boom (2016) 6 (3): 12–17.
Published: 01 September 2016
... experiments are happening in California and focus on Pacific Rim cities matters. When Saul Steinberg created his ironic 1976 map for the cover of The New Yorker entitled View of the World from 9th Avenue its westward gaze portrayed everything between the Hudson River and the Pacific Ocean as a deserted...