Big City Forum: Los Angeles Revival – Downtown LA’s Many Changes

Wednesday Jul 06 2016   7:00 PM
LA Plaza De Cultura y Artes  501 North Main Street, Los Angeles, CA  map

Jeremy Rosenberg, author of book-in-progress Los Angeles Revival: An Oral History Archiving Project Exploring Change to Downtown LA, will engage in conversation about the rapid economic, demographic, and cultural changes taking place alongside the physical transformation of downtown LA. Featured guests include Clare Fox, Executive Director of the LA Food Policy Council; Marcel Porras, Chief Sustainability Officer at LA DOT; Tanner Blackman, partner at Kindel Gagan Public Affairs Advocacy and adjunct instructor of urban planning at USC’s Price School of Public Policy; and Naomi Iwasaki, Director of the Great Streets Program through the LA Mayor’s Office. RSVP at

Jeremy Rosenberg is the Assistant Dean, Public Affairs and Special Events, USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism, and a former team member of Metabolic Studio. His writings about art, urban planning, policy, ideas, and much more have appeared in dozens of anthologies, newspapers, magazines, and online publications, including the Los Angeles Times, The Art Newspaper, ARTNews, and Art+Auction. His weekly columns have included “The Secret City” for, “The Laws That Shaped LA” and “Arrival Stories” for KCET, and “City / Culture” for Next City. He was named a Next American City Vanguard in 2009. Follow him on Twitter at @LosJeremy.