A Place for Us: Reimagining and Reclaiming with design + culture experts

Long Beach, CA

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An unconventional conversation on the Olmsted Brothers, preeminent landscape designers of the early 20th-century, will explore the firm’s visionary plan of its time to protect the natural and cultural assets of Los Angeles County, the power-politics that ensued — and how today’s planners, designers and politicians can learn from the past to create vibrant and sustainable places.

The panel of participating historians, design and environmental experts include: Frances Anderton, Radio Host of DnA: Design and Architecture on KCRW; USC History Chair William Deverell; Director, UCLA Urban Center for People & the Environment, StephaniePincetl; Environmental Journalist Jon Christensen; Architect Alan Pullman and Adaptive Reuse Developer Tom Gilmore, with author D.J. Waldie and RLA Director of Special Projects Claudia Jurmain moderating.

Tickets cost $15 and are available at www.rancholosalamitos.org or by calling 562.431.3541. Parking is free.