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SurveyLA’s Harbor Gateway Findings

By David J. Barboza This post on Harbor Gateway is the last of three on SurveyLA’s recently released harbor area findings. Here’s a link to the report and appendices. If you know of something you think we should have covered, we’d be … Continue reading

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SurveyLA’s Findings for Wilmington and Harbor City

By David J. Barboza SurveyLA has recently released three reports of its findings for Los Angeles’ harbor communities. This time I’ll be taking a look at the Historic Resources Survey Report for Wilmington and Harbor City (click here for a … Continue reading

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SurveyLA’s San Pedro Findings

By David J. Barboza We’ve recently had the pleasure of releasing three new reports of SurveyLA findings for Los Angeles’ harbor communities: San Pedro, Harbor Gateway and Wilmington/Harbor City. The reports and their appendices are a great way to learn about the … Continue reading

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MyHistoricLA.org Turns One

By David J. Barboza It’s hard to believe, but MyHistoricLA.org is just about one year old. Developed as a collaboration between SurveyLA and MindMixer, the site is a way for people to share ideas for overlooked historic places in the … Continue reading

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Introducing A People’s Guide to Los Angeles

By David J. Barboza I’ve recently started to read A People’s Guide to Los Angeles. It’s not your typical tourist guidebook. Instead it: “creates a dramatically different perspective on our region: one that centers on the analysis of power and … Continue reading

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Planning with SurveyLA in Southeast LA

By David J. Barboza How much of what land uses should go where? How should we get around town? What should we do to preserve and benefit from our history? These are some of the key questions that the community … Continue reading

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MyHistoricLA: Westwood

By David J. Barboza One of the greatest things about delving into the history of Los Angeles is finding out about amazing places that were hiding right under your nose. After four years at UCLA, I thought I knew a … Continue reading

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Gebhard and Winter

By David J. Barboza SurveyLA pulls together historic resources information from many sources before sending teams out to the field. One of the most important of those sources is you (the public), so if you have any historic place suggestions … Continue reading

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Historic Finds Along the Los Angeles River

By David J. Barboza Two SurveyLA reports have come out recently on the Survey Findings portion of our main website. One describes the work survey teams have done in West Adams, Baldwin Hills and Leimert Park. You can get a … Continue reading

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Our Prizes: the Biltmore Hotel Tour

By David J. Barboza, We get really excited when you share historic place suggestions with SurveyLA through our newest website, MyHistoricLA.org. Although spreading knowledge about the places that have shaped the history of Los Angeles is in some sense its … Continue reading

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