I Could Learn to Love LA All Over Again

Planetizen, 2005
  • Hank Dittmar


It was fitting that the 13th Congress for the New Urbanism, “Examining the Polycentric City,” should be held in Pasadena, California. Southern California, long seen as the epitome of the car-borne culture, has been attempting to remake itself. It reflects how cities all over the world, including London, are confronting new waves of growth, and its effect in both physical and economic terms on the existing city. A number of British urbanists made the trip to Pasadena, continuing the ongoing dialogue between UK urbanists and the American New Urbanists.

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