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Posts in category “California”

A Tale of Two Fairfaxes

One in Virginia, one in California, yet both exude a main-street conservative ethos.

Posted May 3rd, 2019

Downtown Los Angeles Is Coming Home—to the New Elite

The last frontier of Southern California is in the former Skid Row.

Posted March 22nd, 2019

Today’s Skyscrapers Assault the Skyline and the Street

Many new towers do not respect their neighbors or the human scale of city life.

Posted March 9th, 2018

How Employers Impose Their Own Growth Boundaries

The ‘Favored Quarters’ of Southern California have shifted over the years, but remain central to the region’s development.

Posted February 17th, 2017