David Sloane

University of Southern California

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David Sloane is a professor of urban planning and development at USC's Price School of Public Policy and author of the forthcoming book Is the Cemetery Dead?

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Physical structures can define status but so can the non-present boundaries created by zoning.

How zoning shaped Los Angeles

Physical structures can define status but so can the non-present boundaries created by zoning.

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USC professor David Sloane at Holy Cross Cemetery in Culver City. Photo by Frances Anderton.

In cemeteries, densifying the dead

USC professor David Sloane at Holy Cross Cemetery in Culver City. Photo by Frances Anderton.

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Downtown Music Festival

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