Monday, March 16 2015

Episode #101: Renovation & Renewal in Skid Row’s Affordable House Stock

You Can’t Eat The Sunshine – The Esotouric podcast

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Join us this week as we talk with architect Wade Killefer, partner at Killifer Flammang, about the firm’s recent renovation of the 19th century Pershing Hotel at the corner of 5th and Main. We’ll also visit with Donald Spivack, former Deputy Chief of Policy and Operations for the CRA/Los Angeles, about working with Wade to preserve and maintain the affordable housing stock of Skid Row.

We’ll also discuss a new residential project in the historic Bumiller Building on Broadway, preservation concerns raised by Tom Gilmore’s futuristic art museum proposed to wrap around two historic landmarks at the corner of 4th and Main, Nazarian dropping out as the hotel developer for the Grand Avenue Project, progress on the #SaveTacoBell front and Frank Gerhry tapped to develop the former Garden of Allah site at Sunset and Crescent Heights. All this and more as Kim & Richard usher in the week of March 16th, 2015