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4th Conversations with the Author

THURSDAY EVENING — March 31,  6:00 – 7:15P.M. (Pacific Daylite Savings Time) Presented by Los Angeles Planning History Group Barry Siegel’s entertaining book is a captivating chronicle of how the 1932 Olympics were captured by the local city leaders to begin … Continue reading

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3rd Conversations with the Author

THURSDAY EVENING — JANUARY 27, 2022, 6:00 – 7:15P.M. Presented by Los Angeles Planning History Group Ken Farfsing’s acclaimed book is a captivating chronicle of how Signal Hill transformed from a field of oil wells and uninviting industrial wasteland into … Continue reading

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2nd Conversations with the Author

Thursday Evening — September 30, 2021, 6:00 – 7:15 p.m. Presented by Los Angeles Planning History Group Ken Bernstein’s successful book is a compilation of over 300 full page color images showcasing how the City of Los Angeles has demonstrated … Continue reading

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Conversations with the Author

THURSDAY — JUNE 24, 2021, 6:00 – 7:00 P.M.Presented by Los Angeles Planning History Group Death and dying have become the focus of a world suffering from the effects of the COVID pandemic as some cities continue to struggle with … Continue reading

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Colloquium XVI Speaker Presentations – “Los Angeles’ Housing Crisis – Not the First Time”

As promised, here are the speaker presentations from the speakers at our Colloquium XVI – “Los Angeles’ Housing Crisis – Not the First Time”: Colloquium XVI Program Includes the November 14, 2020 program and Speaker Bio’s for Colloquium XVI – … Continue reading

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Colloquium XVI Evaluation Survey

We are glad you were able to attend our Colloquium and we thank you for your participation. Please download the evaluation survey form and return your feedback via email to allynrifkin@gmail.com: Thank you again. The Los Angeles Planning History Group.

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Free Virtual LAPHG Colloquium – November 14th, 2020

Los Angeles’ Housing Crisis: Not the First Time  Presented by the Los Angeles Planning History Group (LAPHG) in association with The Huntington Library will present a FREE video conference  Saturday, November 14, 2020, 9:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.  Register at the … Continue reading

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POSTPONEMENT OF COLLOQUIUM XVI

NOTICE OF POSTPONEMENT  We regret to inform you of the postponement of our colloquium, which was scheduled for this Saturday, March 14th at the Huntington Library. We have received several phone calls and e-mails regarding the Novel Coronavirus and the … Continue reading

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The 1970 Los Angeles Centers Concepts selected as the winner of the 2019 Planning Landmark Award

APA California has just announced that the 1970 Los Angeles Centers Concept (presented by LARPHG last March as our Colloquium XV) has been selected as the winner of the 2019 Planning Landmark Award.  Please look at the APA California congratulations letter.

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View Presentations from Colloquium XV

Robert Dannenbrink – Process of Creating the Centers Concept Dr. Gilbert Estrada – History of Freeways in Los Angeles Dr. Tredib Banjerjee Article – Kevin Lynch in Los Angeles

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