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Los Angeles Blogger Sophia Huynh Says Farewell to The Global Grid

by Sophia Huynh

When I first applied to be a blogger for The Global Grid, I was a civil engineering student looking to learn more about the field outside of a university lecture hall. Growing up in the Los Angeles, I knew L.A. was a... Read article

Residents Fight to Save Los Angeles’ Wyvernwood Apartments from Demolition

by Sophia Huynh

When Los Angeles city officials announced a plan to demolish and redevelop the historic Wyvernwood Apartments of Boyle Heights into a space featuring a mixture of homes, stores, and offices in 2007, a debate was spar... Read article

Los Angeles Ports Face Large Infrastructural Challenges to Keep Up with Rise of a New Age of Megaships

by Sophia Huynh

At the Port of Los Angeles, a new age has started with the arrival of the mega-ship CMA-CGM Benjamin Franklin. The mega-ship breaks the record of being the largest container ship to dock at the Port of Los Angeles. A... Read article

Downtown Los Angeles Experiences a Boom in Shipping Cargo Container Architecture

by Sophia Huynh

Since residents of Los Angeles understand that environmental issues and sustainability are important, there is always a search for building materials that are more sustainable and environmentally-friendly. The latest... Read article

Popular Bicycle-Friendly Cafe is Expanding Along the Los Angeles River

by Sophia Huynh

Since the establishment of the bicycle program within the Los Angeles Department of Transportation, Los Angeles is making an effort to expand bicycle use across the city and allow for its roads to become more bicycle... Read article

Los Angeles Property Owners and Tenants Split Costs for Retrofitting Outdated Buildings

by Sophia Huynh

The city of Los Angeles, located nearby the San Andreas fault, is currently susceptible to the “big one;” the hypothetical earthquake that is expected to strike at any time. The eruption of the San Andreas fault is p... Read article

Downtown Los Angeles Expands Parking-Protected Bicycle Lanes & Bike Share

by Sophia Huynh

Any Los Angeles resident knows that trying to get somewhere by car can be a difficult task due to the high amounts of traffic on the surface streets of LA. To minimize the challenge of driving somewhere, Los Angeles ... Read article

First Parklet Opens, Making Way for Green Spaces on Los Angeles’ Hope Street

by Sophia Huynh

In recent years, the City of Los Angeles has been working towards becoming a more sustainable city. One particular street in downtown Los Angeles is about to adopt this mentality, being transformed into a sustainable... Read article

Los Angeles Unveils Smart Benches & Bus Shelters To Improve Public Transit Experiences

by Sophia Huynh

In the city of Los Angeles, public transit is an increasingly common method of transportation because of its great benefits, with approximately 1.36 million people using some sort of public transportation per year. B... Read article

Los Angeles Plans for Resiliency in the Wake of Intensifying Climate Events

by Alyssa Curran

Los Angeles is home to beautiful beaches, magnificent mountains, and historic landmarks. Its desirable living conditions and amenities support a population of over 10 million residents and attract over 250 million vi... Read article

The Influence of “Latino Urbanism” in Reshaping Los Angeles

by Marisol Maciel-Cervantes

The influx of immigrants from Latin America has significantly increased since 1965. Push factors such as limited economic opportunities, authoritarian or corrupt governments, wars, and natural disasters have all play... Read article

Central Avenue Jazz Festival: Celebrating Cultural History in South Los Angeles

by Marisol Maciel-Cervantes

In July 2015, the Vernon-Central neighborhood of South Los Angeles closed segments of Central Avenue to celebrate the annual Central Avenue Jazz Festival. The timing was particularly special as it marked the twentiet... Read article

Los Angeles’ South Park BID Embarks on Green Alley Initiative

by Marisol Maciel-Cervantes

In many cities around the world, the use of alleyways have been an integral part of the urban landscape. They have been a place of cultural and civic activity. However, in the United States, we have often viewed alleys... Read article