Monthly Archives: November 2014

Cities From the Air–poem excerpt from Updike

From Island Cities by John Updike You see them from airplanes, nameless green islands in the oceanic, rectilinear plains, twenty or thirty blocks, compact, but with everything needed visibly in place— the high-school playing fields, the swatch of park along … Continue reading

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Metro to Develop Commercial Areas in Boyle Heights near Gold Line

Metro Planning & Programming Committee recently announced plans to develop four mixed-used residential and commercial sites near the Mariachi Plaza and Soto stations. The new sites will create lots of new space for retail, medical offices, and affordable housing. Curbed … Continue reading

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