TITLE

LA's Valley May Get a Downtown of Its Own

AUTHOR(S)
Shigley, Paul
PUB. DATE
December 2004
SOURCE
Planning;Dec2004, Vol. 70 Issue 11, p37
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article presents information on the creation of a city center in San Fernando Valley in Los Angeles, California. A volunteer team of professionals and architects have crafted a concept plan that would lead to the creation of such a city center. The Valley is an example of a post-World War II bedroom community, where large developers built a seemingly endless procession of housing tracts and shopping malls, all connected by freeways and arterials. This plan envisions a broad range of residential, office, retail and civic development to create a 24-hour district, although it doesn't specify numbers of units or square footage.
ACCESSION #
15219932

 

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