Tag: Architecture

Los Angeles County Jail Sonnets #13

Yago Cura Don’t talk about commissary on commissary day, or the Liege of Hot Water will snatch that privilege due […]

American Empire and the Landscapes of Los Angeles

Jessica Kim A drive through contemporary Los Angeles reveals American empire embedded throughout its urban landscape. “Imperial capital” likely conjures […]

California Calls You

Leslie Lodwick In 1919, then unemployed Viennese architect Richard Neutra had not yet immigrated to the United States and was […]

A Traveler Comes to a Bridge

D. J. Waldie You are looking west from the white bluff of Boyle Heights, to opposite bluffs, backlit by an […]

Lines and Fences

Writing and Rewriting the California Fence/Wall

Sonoma’s Fading Images of Hwy 12

Mike Acker Running through the heart of Sonoma County’s unincorporated communities of Boyes Hot Springs, Fetters Hot Springs, and Agua […]

The Myth of a Desert Metropolis: Los Angeles was not built in a desert, but are we making it one?

Glen M. MacDonald The question is posed like this. You’ve probably heard it or asked it yourself. Perhaps at a […]

Indian Summer

Karen Tei Yamashita On 9/11, I flew out of JFK on a 6:00 am flight headed for SFO, ignorant of […]