Gloria Ohland

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  • 9 years ago | A Considerable Town

    School was almost over at the L.A. County High School for the Arts, but the buzz in the air all week was about more than the big Baz Luhrmann–worthy graduation spectacular the kids would soon be staging at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion. That...

  • 9 years ago | Longform

    Artist Lauren Bon focused attention on the potential of downtown’s new Cornfield state historic park last year with an act as brilliant as it was obvious: She planted the swath of empty, low-lying land with corn. The corn grew tall as the su...

  • 9 years ago | Longform

    Longtime MASS-transit and pedestrian advocate Diego Cardoso is in charge of building the Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s light rail into Boyle Heights and beyond, intended to revivify the Eastside neighborhood sliced and diced by fou...

  • 9 years ago | Longform

    It’s a good time to live in the city. After decades of decline, people and investment are pouring back into urban neighborhoods all across the country, and even into L.A.’s long-forgotten downtown. People want urbanity and convenience,...

  • 10 years ago
  • 10 years ago | A Considerable Town

    Photos by Kevin ScanlonThe much-anticipated renaissance of downtown L.A. is nowhere more evident than in the Fashion District. Ninety blocks big and encompassing landmark neo-Gothic and art deco skyscrapers as well as the Flower District, Gallery ...