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LOS ANGELES 2014: URBAN REVOLUTION

Los Angeles gets a bad rap. Deservedly. For years we've been living the consequences of short-sited and ill-informed city planning, little to no public outreach, and overall lack of integration between people and their communities. And you know what? We're done with it! The last generation had their chance. Now it's our turn.

The tide is turning. People are starting to take pride in this city instead of running away from it in a car every night. And all this change has got us feeling inspired. For the last 60 years, we were the city that served as a working example of what not to do. But guess what: we're taking it back.

Help us make Los Angeles the roll model city of today. Engage with your neighborhood and your community. Become a part of the city. Breath life into it. And watch what amazing things we can accomplish when we unite, and even more importantly, when we care.

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MyFigueroa (Figueroa Street Project)

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DTLA News is optimistic about MyFig getting through the hurdles

Apparently progress has been made in attempting to shape this project into a form that the Fig car dealerships, owned by the Shammas Group, can ag...

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G12

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about 2271 miles from you

Phase II, Rendered

7 stories, 193 apartments, 17,300 square feet of ground floor retail

http://buildinglosangeles.blogspot.com/2014/04/phase-ii-of-south-parks-mass...

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@corwinstephen - Very south parky, but not so bad!

LA River Waterwheel

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about 2268 miles from you

Approved!

A bit late on the news here, but it seems the City Council has officially approved the water wheel. Exciting news! More news at the [Daily News](ht...

Blossom Plaza

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Photos of the construction

Thanks jgacis for the photo updates!

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4th and Broadway Tower

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Additional Renderings for Broadway @ 4th

Tower will stand 388 feet tall

http://buildinglosangeles.blogspot.com/2014/03/a-closer-look-at-historic-cores-34.html

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@DTLAJosh - The Shomof Family know's DTLA better than almost any other developer. You know this tower is gonna be done right!

11th + Hope (1133 Hope St)

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Vancouver is coming our way

News broke this week that a ton of Vancouver-style towers are headed to DTLA. One of them is this glassy, 28-story apartment complex, which feature...

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8th + Hope

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Topped out + helipad

Thanks again to Mojeda101 for the update.

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Sunset Gateway

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Neighborhood Council Approves

After adding retail and more parking, the Echo Park neighborhood council officially approves. Read the deets on [Curbed](http://la.curbed.com/archi...

East Village (Mega Toys Project)

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Construction Crane Now Up at the Mega Toys Site

http://buildinglosangeles.blogspot.com/2014/02/construction-cranes-arrive-in-arts.html

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@shwimby - I'm coming around to this building I think

PacMutual Courtyard

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Wednesday February 27, 2014

Making more and more progress every day! I don't want to give too much away but let's just say Le Pain Quotidien will be open VERY soon ;) Stay tun...

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@corwinstephen - I long for the day this is a lunch option. Cabbage Patch is starting to get really old.

Industrial

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Finally some decent architecture in the arts district

It's about time someone put together a decent proposal for unique and inventive architecture that actually meshes with the vibe of the neighborhood...

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@I Like Buildings - Not a big fan of the asymmetrical windows. I think it is a fad that already makes the building look dated.

Landmark Apartments (Wilshire + Stoner Tower)

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Renderings

Some renderings have arrived. Thanks Curbed!

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LA State Historic Park renovation

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Groundbroken + some great renderings

Groundbreaking for work on the new park happened March 15, so we're officially underway. The construction is expected to take a year, but fortunate...

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LA River Restoration

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Incredible speculative plans from Cal Poly Pomona

Cal Poly Pomona has released a set of plans with renderings for what they'd like to see done to each section of the river. They've done an amazing ...

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Onyx

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Updated Rendering for Onyx

Courtesy of Thomas Cox Architects

http://buildinglosangeles.blogspot.com/2014/03/shiny-new-rendering-of-south-parks-onyx.html

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Ava Little Tokyo

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Ava is getting colorful

The big square outlines on the facade have started to go in. Honestly, they don't look half bad!

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Library Tower (US Bank Tower) Conversion

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One Santa Fe

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Half finished exterior

Here's a couple photos thanks to pwright1 at [Skyscraper City](http://www.skyscra...

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PacMutual Vertical Garden

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Pac Mutual will host LA's tallest vertical garden

The Pac Mutual Building is really making waves in the downtown scene these days. Renderings just emerged for an 80-foot vertical garden that they'r...

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12th and Grand (Mack Urban)

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