Los Angeles

Fall in love with a bunch of beautiful maps

Pack rat or archivist? Or a bit of both? Watch and learn about the John Feathers Map Collection at the Los Angeles Public Library: It’s beautiful to feel such a connection to tangible information. In this age of Google Maps, anyone out there still prefer a paper map from time to time? (I still find …

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How much do you need to make in LA to afford the average apartment?

Answer: $33/hour, at least And a home? According to a new report from KPCC: The median home price in Los Angeles is$570,500, according to the real estate website, Trulia.com. But consider that the median income in Los Angeles is about half that: $49,497,according to census numbers from 2009-2013. So it’s no surprise that Los Angeles …

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Time Lapse + Endeavour + Los Angeles

Space Shuttle Endeavour passes through Los Angeles in time-lapse. >>Mission 26 The Big Endeavour from Givot on Vimeo.

Banking With the Dodgers

Got this flyer in the mail yesterday. Maybe the Dodgers should try opening their own checking account? Sure seems they could use the money.

Los Angeles Transport Fantasy Map

This is like urban design porn. If only LA were like this…(sigh)… >>LA TACO Transport Fantasy Map ~ Los Angeles

A Brief History of Bicycles in Los Angeles

Los Angeles public TV station KCET presentsA Brief History of Bicycles in the Los Angeles Area on their blog. For everyone interested in bicycles or LA history–or both!–the article includes some wonderful photos of a bike-friendly LA from a century ago. One particular bit of note: Seeking to capitalize on popular interest in the sport, …

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