Tag: History

A Boom Interview: Mike Davis in conversation with Jennifer Wolch and Dana Cuff

Mike Davis Editor’s Note: Chronicler of the California dark side and LA’s underbelly, proclaiming a troubling, menacing reality beneath the […]

Outselling the Beatles in 1966: LA’s forgotten musical genius

Peter Cole As music critics release “best of 2016” lists, who can name the most popular musician in America fifty […]

What Are the Urban Humanities?

Anthony Cascardi Michael Dear The efforts in research and teaching that fly under the flag of the “urban humanities” represent […]

Let There Be a Firmament in the Midst of the Waters

Treasure Island, then, now, and again, by Brock Winstead.

Photograph by Craig Kohlruss.

Come See California’s Future

In beautiful Fresno, by Aris Janigian.

Radical Remodeling

What comes after the single-family home? by Wendy Gilmartin.

Take the Parkway to the Freeway to the Automated Roadway

The past and future of freeway landscapes, by Nate Berg

Water Works

Visualizing San Francisco’s water infrastructure, by Scott Kildall.

River Glass

by Matthew Klingle with photographs by Michael Kolster.