Los Angeles: False, Bogus, and Wonderful

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“Because LA’s urban history is so compressed I’m really interested in what it can show us about how authenticity and artifice mix. And it all has to do with how we end up using that stuff.

We start using that mall as a street, it becomes a street even if its developer didn’t intend for it to be a street. We are ultimately the ones who determine what its use is.” — David L. Ulin

New Book: Sidewalking

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