Ken Bernstein

Los Angeles Department of City Planning

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Ken Bernstein is the manager of the Office of Historic Resources and the principal city planner at the Los Angeles Department of City Planning.

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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.

"5 over 2": Rethinking the box

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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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.

ADUs: your home can have a baby

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.

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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.

Angelenos will…

Remembering John Portman, architect of Bonaventure Hotel

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. Angelenos will…

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