D.J. Waldie

KCET

Guest

D.J. Waldie is a writer and commentator on Los Angeles, and a historian emeritus, for the City of Lakewood, California. An essayist, poet and historian of Los Angeles County, Waldie is the author of several books including Holy Land: A Suburban Memoir, Where We Are: Notes from Los Angeles and California Romantica: Spanish Colonial and Mission-Style Houses. He is a former blogs for public television station KCET.

D.J. Waldie on KCRW

Since its founding LA has been selling lifestyle and better living.

Lessons for affordable housing from the modern dome tent

Since its founding LA has been selling lifestyle and better living.

from Design and Architecture

In the boom years of the last century, Los Angeles developed homes that were specific to the region, the culture and the economy.

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In the boom years of the last century, Los Angeles developed homes that were specific to the region, the culture and the economy.

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DnA is currently exploring the theme of “This is Home in LA: From the Tent to the Gigamansion (and everything in between).”

Lakewood, a "Paradise of the Ordinary"

DnA is currently exploring the theme of “This is Home in LA: From the Tent to the Gigamansion (and everything in between).”

from Design and Architecture

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