Category Archives: Los Angeles


For every visiting academic who never stirs out of his bolt-hole in Westwood and comes back to tell us how the freeways divide communities because he has never experienced how they unite individuals of common interest…there will be half a dozen architects, artists or designers, photographers or musicians who decided to stay because it is still possible for them to do their thing.

-Reyner Banham


Not like other cities

Overheard in LA:

I know, it’s raining! Isn’t it exciting?

-Mother to small child