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Los Angeles Boulevard on KPCC’s “Take Two”
Los Angeles Boulevard is discussed on KPCC’s “Take Two” by book critic and founder of lending library Libros Schmibros in Boyle Heights, David Kipen. “Shamefully — monomaniac about Los Angeles that I am — I did not know this book existed until Christopher Hawthorne, the architecture critic for the LA Times, started championing it. Suisman is a…
Los Angeles Boulevard – Published at last!
PUBLISHED AT LAST! We’re delighted to announce that LA Boulevard is now available! Visit your local bookstore, or visit one of the links below. [break] [break] THE LOS ANGELES TIMES’S CHRISTOPHER HAWTHORNE CALLS DOUG SUISMAN’S BOOK ON THE BOULEVARDS “THE MOST IMPORTANT TAKE ON THIS GIGANTIC SUBJECT.”…
Colin Marshall interviews Doug Suisman on boulevards
BOULEVARDS PODCAST: Colin Marshall interviews Doug Suisman about Los Angeles, the boulevards, city form, and the upcoming reissue of “Los Angeles Boulevard”
ORO Editions will republish Doug Suisman’s classic, "Los Angeles Boulevard"
Suisman Urban Design is pleased to announce that in the Spring of 2014, ORO Editions will publish the 25th anniversary edition of Doug Suisman’s seminal monograph, Los Angeles Boulevard. Since its first publication by the Los Angeles Forum in 1989 in a limited run of 1,500 copies, the book has been much sought after and difficult…
Zimmer Children’s Museum publishes Suisman-produced "Visionary Prospectus"
The Zimmer Children’s Museum has published the “visionary prospectus” developed by Suisman Urban Design in collaboration with a special board committee and staff leadership. The 40-page document sets the direction for the Zimmer’s relocation from its current location on Wilshire Boulevard in the Miracle Mile.
Suisman talks Wilshire Boulevard on KCRW for "Pacific Standard Time"
This summer, through Los Angeles, the Getty has sponsored an array of architectural exhibits and events at a range of venues, all under the umbrella of “Pacific Standard Time Presents: Modern Architecture in L.A.” As part of Pacific Standard Time, the latest cicLAvia–boulevards closed to cars to allow for walking and biking–will take place along…
Suisman talks streets at Bauhaus / Cal Poly Re:Street conference
Doug Suisman addressed an audience of German and American architects, planners, and students at the two-day symposium called “re:street.” The public conference, held at Metro headquarters in downtown Los Angeles, served both as an introduction to the new science of streets and as a basis for discussion about the form of the future city. It…
Zimmer Children’s Museum asks Suisman to help envision (and locate) its new home
The Zimmer museum has asked Suisman Urban Design to help it develop a strategy for determining its new location and the character of its new urban and architectural setting. Working with CEO Esther Netter, Museum Director Julee Brooks, and a special committee of the board, Suisman will lead a four-month process. The result will be…
Suisman Interviewed as Part of “Unfinished Business” Exhibition
Doug Suisman’s seminal monograph, “Los Angeles Boulevard,” was featured at the exhibition called “Unfinished Business,” created by the Los Angeles Forum for Architecture and Urban Design. The exhibition celebrated 25 years of discourse in and around Los Angeles under the umbrella of the Forum. Suisman’s book was originally published by the Forum in in 1989…
Mayor’s Office invites Suisman to join design panel for new Sixth Street Bridge
The office of Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa has invited Doug Suisman to join a distinguished group of architects and community leaders to advise on the selection of a winner in the competition for a new Sixth Street Bridge across the Los Angeles River. The existing bridge, built in 1932 and designed, like many of…