City of Ruins: How Norman Klein Has Emerged As L.A.’s Most Innovative Social Critic

He’s an omnivorous urban theorist with heavyweight ideas

The Dreamer: How Developer Tom Gilmore’s Wild Idea Launched the Downtown Loft Craze

The trend is giving the area new life. But will he be left behind?

The Solitary Existence of L.A.’s Mall Mastermind

From Universal CityWalk to San Diego's Horton Plaza, from the Glendale Galleria to Japan's Canal City, architect Jon Jerde's malls bring millions of people together. So why did he feel so alone?