Welcome to WUF
Westside UrbanForum is now in its third decade as the premier networking organization dedicated to the land-use dialogue impacting Los Angeles’ Westside. Our monthly speaker series features good company and distinguished insightful speakers focused on a lively debate about the future of our urban fabric. As a group of developers, planners, designers, architects and community members engaged in all facets of planning and development, we seek to increase the quality of policy discussions impacting the Westside.
Please check back for information on the John Chase Memorial Scholarship Fund.
THE FOREIGN CAPITAL THAT'S BUILDING L.A.
May 15, 2015
Los Angeles is a sexy market for real estate development, but as locals will tell you, it's not always profitable, and it's almost never easy. Why would foreign investors want a financial stake in a market that even the most seasoned developers find difficult to navigate? As it turns out, Los Angeles' real estate market is hot, hot, hot for foreign investors – and has witnessed significant inflows of overseas capital in recent years.
WESTSIDE PRIZE LUNCHEON
Friday, June 5, 2015
The Westside Prize recognizes projects, programs, policies and academic studies that demonstrate excellence in city making and community building. We aim to reward work that is small or large, built or unbuilt, that takes a fresh approach to tackling the issues raised in planning for and building a livable future for Angelenos.
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NOT YOUR PARENTS' LADOT
by Joel Epstein
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