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Paul Habibi

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Lecturer in Real Estate at the UCLA Anderson Graduate School of Management, and a developer of apartment buildings

Paul Habibi on KCRW

After the concrete was poured in the 1930's to make it a flood-control channel, nobody thought much about the LA River.

From a Concrete Ditch to a Real Estate Boom

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If you've been to the beach in Santa Monica or sampled the shopping or nightlife lately, you've driven around the traffic cones and seen scaffolding around new buildings.

Should Santa Monica Grow Up or Maintain a Low Profile?

If you've been to the beach in Santa Monica or sampled the shopping or nightlife lately, you've driven around the traffic cones and seen scaffolding around new buildings.

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KCRW's continuing series, LA Grows Up has focused on high-rise residential buildings to accommodate increasing urban density. But the process also includes growing small.

Growing Up and Growing Small

KCRW's continuing series, LA Grows Up has focused on high-rise residential buildings to accommodate increasing urban density. But the process also includes growing small.

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