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We Asked Top Architects for Bold Solutions to L.A.’s Homeless Crisis. Here’s What They Came Up With

Can smart architects short-circuit opposition to affordable housing? These 13 designs may do the trick
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Flying Cars Could Be a Reality Within the Decade. Will L.A. Be Ready?

Eric Garcetti's office is working with the World Economic Forum on a plan for 'urban air mobility'
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An L.A. Neighborhood Is in Turmoil After Residents Place Boulders in an Underpass to Deter the Unhoused

An unofficial effort to keep tents from popping up under the highway in the Reynier Village neighborhood has caused citywide outcry

Will the Pandemic Change the Face of Los Angeles Architecture Forever?

A downtown architecture firm is shaping a vision for a more equitable post-pandemic Los Angeles that goes beyond social distancing

An Aerial Tram Could Move Visitors Around Griffith Park, but Not Everyone Has High Hopes for the Project

Conservation activists say the development could permanently harm Griffith Park and its wildlife
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Mayor Garcetti Backs Proposal to Make Metro Bus and Rail Rides Totally Free

Los Angeles would be the first major city in the world with a fare-free public transit system
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Amid a Worsening Homelessness Crisis, Two Temporary Housing Options Are Ramping Down

As Los Angeles shifts its focus to permanent housing solutions, advocates worry that some people could fall through the cracks at a critical moment
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Upward of 300,000 L.A. Households Could Be at Risk if the State’s Eviction Ban Expires Next Month

As the state Judicial Council considers rescinding current tenant protections, a UCLA study warns of worst-case scenarios
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Will the City Hall Corruption Scandal Doom a Massive DTLA Development?

Officials are seeking to revoke permits for an L.A. Live-adjacent megaproject that City Attorney Mike Feuer has called ”a product of corruption”
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Inside Veterans Row, the Tent City That’s Sprung Up Outside the VA

Outside the VA's fenced-in campus, homeless veterans are calling attention to the agency's neglect