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 them invaluable for orienting to a new place.) Read more: Living … Continue reading Fall in love with a bunch of beautiful maps
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 has been rated as the most unaffordable city to rent … Continue reading How much do you need to make in LA to afford the average apartment?
Space Shuttle Endeavour passes through Los Angeles in time-lapse. >> Mission 26 The Big Endeavour from Givot on Vimeo. Continue reading Time Lapse + Endeavour + Los Angeles
Got this flyer in the mail yesterday. Maybe the Dodgers should try opening their own checking account? Sure seems they could use the money. Continue reading Banking With the Dodgers
This is like urban design porn. If only LA were like this…(sigh)… >> LA TACO » Transport Fantasy Map ~ Los Angeles Continue reading Los Angeles Transport Fantasy Map
Los Angeles public TV station KCET presents A 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, the Southern Pacific Railroad built a bicycle track and spectator … Continue reading A Brief History of Bicycles in Los Angeles