Los Angeles Department of City Planning
Ken Bernstein is the manager of the Office of Historic Resources and the principal city planner at the Los Angeles Department of City Planning.
In the boom years of the last century, Los Angeles developed homes that were specific to the region, the culture and the economy.
Jul. 24, 2018from Design and Architecture
Los Angeles needs to build more housing. Many Angelenos need help paying the mortgage. Is the solution to both in our backyards? “Your house can have a baby.
Jul. 3, 2018from Design and Architecture
John Portman, the architect and developer of gleaming hotels and office buildings that defined the future back in the 1960s and 70s, died this past Friday at age 93.
Jan. 2, 2018from Design and Architecture
Disney+ has released some subscriber stats, and with nearly 30 million sign-ups, the streamer is off to a strong start. Now the question is, how do they maintain it?
Feb. 11from Screengrab
Celebrate Mid-Century design and more in Palm Springs; explore Frieze LA on the back lot of Paramount Studios; and visit several other art fairs and related events across town;…
Feb. 10from Design and Architecture
A new screen version of "The Call of the Wild" is calling to us; it's the Jack London story of a California dog named buck who goes native in the Yukon of the Gold Rush days.
Feb. 21from Film Reviews
The Universal satire-horror film "The Hunt," from prolific producer Jason Blum, was pulled before its release last fall, following back-to-back mass shootings.
Feb. 14from Hollywood Breakdown
LA District Attorney Jackie Lacey this week dismissed 66,000 marijuana-related convictions in the county.
Feb. 14from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
This is Rob Long and on today’s Martini Shot I talk about the newest venture in Hollywood and how people like to say, Never Gonna Work about things that, you know, really could work.
Feb. 19from Martini Shot
Coming up: See art take over the Lovell House; celebrate the people and spaces of old Hollywood Park; help save the very un-Soviet styled Melnikov House; hear about "crazy creative"…
Feb. 19from Design and Architecture
Full disclosure of hospital charges and POOMS (patient oriented outcomes that matter to us) will help drive the system toward higher quality care and lower costs.
Feb. 16from Second Opinion
A MacArthur Park school is working with LACMA to bring art into the historic but gentrifying neighborhood.
Feb. 12from Greater LA