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L.A. Plans to Repurpose General Hospital as Affordable Housing

04:00 - 20 November, 2018
L.A. Plans to Repurpose General Hospital as Affordable Housing, LA General Hospital. Image Courtesy of Los Angeles County
LA General Hospital. Image Courtesy of Los Angeles County

Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors have decided to move forward with a plan to reuse L.A. General Hospital as affordable housing for high-need populations. The plan aims to provide homeless residents and low-income tenants with new living units inside the 1930s-era hospital. The board approved a motion to study the feasibility of reusing the structure and to craft a strategic plan that would bring the project to life. As the “birthplace of emergency medicine,” the Art Deco–style building includes 1.5-million-square-feet of space that could be used for the housing project.

Collection Meters Look to Help Curb LA's Homelessness Epidemic With Spare Change

14:00 - 18 February, 2018
Collection Meters Look to Help Curb LA's Homelessness Epidemic With Spare Change , The Downtown Los Angeles meters will resemble those installed in Pasadena. Image via Curbed LA
The Downtown Los Angeles meters will resemble those installed in Pasadena. Image via Curbed LA

Homelessness is a pressing issue faced by many cities across the globe. But, could the logistics of parking potentially assist in alleviating this epidemic by supporting community-based initiatives?

In Los Angeles County, where an estimated 58,000 people are homeless, city and county officials recently released six meters designed in collaboration between community advocacy organization the Flintridge Centre and the office of City Council member Jose Huizar to collect charitable contributions as opposed to parking fairs.

Sunset Plaza Drive / GWdesign

15:00 - 20 January, 2016
Sunset Plaza Drive / GWdesign, © Dana Meilijson
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  • Architects

  • Location

    Los Angeles, United States
  • Category

  • Architect in Charge

    Dominic Gasparoly
  • Associate

    Khalid Watson
  • Area

    5600.0 ft2
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