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Boom (2012) 2 (4): 96–103.
Published: 01 December 2012
... didn t move to the mountains to learn about urban or rural sprawl, the rural/urban fringe, or edge effects. I didn t move here to learn about the WuI as that space where buildings (usually residences) face off or intermingle with wildland vegetation. that s the simplest and most straightforward...
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Boom (2016) 6 (1): 70–75.
Published: 01 March 2016
... parks carren jao Reprogramming Blank Spaces in the City T hroughout every city, dozens, sometimes hundreds, or even thousands ofparcels of land of all sizes sit unused and unloved. Some are owned by thecity, some by state or local agencies; others are private. From small fragments of lots to sizeable...
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Boom (2013) 3 (1): 1–16.
Published: 01 May 2013
... domination and regulation in Los Angeles, most especially regarding the experiences of youth of color, the 818 Session promotes a culture of dance and play that collectively reshapes their environment and challenges much of what constitutes public space in Los Angeles. Here, in an empty Ralphs grocery store...
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Boom (2016) 6 (1): 76–87.
Published: 01 March 2016
...Eric Brightwell Ethnic enclaves serve as segregated ghettos, negotiated spaces, tourist attractions, and vibrant shopping and residential districts for many of Los Angeles’s diverse communities. The enclaves are products of both historical racial discrimination and self-segregation driven by mutual...
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Boom (2016) 6 (1): 34–44.
Published: 01 March 2016
.... Hawthorne discusses the evolution of public and private space in Los Angeles, competing plans for the future of the Los Angeles River, freeways, housing, climate, and much more. © 2016 by The Regents of the University of California 2016 Third Los Angeles Los Angeles River Frank Gehry boulevards...
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Boom (2015) 5 (4): 100–103.
Published: 01 December 2015
...-Muslims. From flip–flops to yoga mats to water bottles to tool boxes, everyday American objects come to inhabit sacred spaces when repurposed, reclaimed for the sake of Shari’a . © 2015 by the Regents of the University of California 2015 Photography photo essay Arab enlightenment equality...
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Boom (2016) 6 (3): 89–93.
Published: 01 September 2016
... Schmibros space Edward Soja La Caja Mágica and La Hora Mágica maricela becerra, cat callaghan, will davis, grace ko, benjamin kolder, and alejandro ramirez mendez Seeking Literary Justice La Caja Ma´gica in Boyle Heights I t is two-thirty in the afternoon on Sunday, 22 May 2016. You walk west...
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Boom (2015) 5 (2): 86–91.
Published: 01 June 2015
...Jon Christensen Two years ago, Jon Christensen and Stamen Design began to explore social media generated every day in California parks, open spaces and natural areas, from city centers to wilderness areas. So far, they have gathered social media from more than half a million unique users of...
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Boom (2015) 5 (2): 4–11.
Published: 01 June 2015
...Richard White All photographs are historical photographs. Whether they existed for seconds or millennia before the shutter clicks, the objects in the frame all have a history. Without knowing that history, photographs can become dead objects, untethered in time and space. The author uses...
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Boom (2014) 4 (4): 110–124.
Published: 01 December 2014
...David Butow Photojournalist David Butow has covered social issues, politics, and news events around the world. In his new series “After Hours,” he stays closer to home, photographing at nighttime in spaces that have been vacated or have few people. Strange colors from artificial lighting and the...
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Boom (2014) 4 (2): 68–75.
Published: 01 June 2014
...: Crimespotting, an interactive map of crimes in San Francisco and Oakland; Parks.stamen.com visualizes the stories and images that pour out of parks, open spaces, and natural areas in the city and state; Surging Seas highlights what will be lost as rising sea levels take back land, put property underwater, and...
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Boom (2014) 4 (2): 62–67.
Published: 01 June 2014
... in the city as a commons, a city that supports existing residents and new arrivals by integrating them into the collective spaces and systems perhaps best represented by public transportation. That there are entire networks of free transit options available to only some of the city’s wealthiest...
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Boom (2014) 4 (2): 94–102.
Published: 01 June 2014
... Mission District, the campaign to save the International Hotel, the fight against “Manhattanization” of San Francisco through high rises downtown, the rise of community-based nonprofit housing developers alongside the establishment of rent control, and the contentious battles over space during the dot-com...
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Boom (2014) 4 (1): 98–102.
Published: 01 March 2014
... purchase at tourist shops and memories. These recuerdos are tragic, sublime, and absurd, occasionally hyperbolized, but in all cases are based on their creators’ own experiences and actual events in the liminal space that defines the boundary between the United States and Mexico. © 2014 by the Regents of...
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Boom (2015) 5 (1): 95–105.
Published: 01 March 2015
... present, preventing the changes needed to ensure that the California dream continues to evolve. The irony is that how we think about the future is a big part of the problem. © 2015 by the Regents of the University of California 2015 Futurism poverty California dream technology space frontiers...
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Boom (2013) 3 (1): 50–55.
Published: 01 May 2013
...Lynell George Jack-hammering through Los Angeles’s glossy surface-story isn't easy, but for the last three years, Lynn Garrett has worked to do just that. Part old-school news editor and 21st Century content curator, Garrett hosts what is essentially a 24-hour virtual town square, an online space...
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Boom (2012) 2 (4): 118–125.
Published: 01 December 2012
... archives – a series of original artist books - blend Pre-Columbian and Western record-keeping practices with running historical references to make real the ongoing mythologizing of the group, and to offer alternative readings of California history and public space. © 2013 by the Regents of the University...
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Boom (2016) 6 (4): 39–51.
Published: 01 December 2016
... beans or devein shrimp or how to make a roux; you brought a lullaby; you brought coming-of-age rituals. You compared and shared with your neighbors because you were creating a community. All was integrated into the rhythm and space of your new environs. You brought your pride and joy along with your...
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Boom (2016) 6 (4): 16–27.
Published: 01 December 2016
... to move to the Mission is exactly what will be eliminated over time with The Virgin of Guadalupe shares space in the Mission District with a sign of the sharing economy. La Virgen De Guadalupe by Francisco Twick Aquino, 2007. BOOM | W I N T E R 2016 17 continued evictions, takeovers, and...
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Boom (2016) 6 (4): 80–91.
Published: 01 December 2016
... Golden Age of Anthropology at Berkeley, and I was lucky to have enjoyed sharing Kroeber Hall with so many brilliant scholars and dedicated fieldworkers. Meanwhile, however, People s Park was going to seed: runaway teens, Vietnam vets with PTSD, and former patients of the old state asylums vied for space...