This tour will immerse participants in one of the world’s most active garment and wholesale districts – Downtown Los Angeles’ Fashion District. Learn about the public realm challenges and opportunities in this unique neighborhood where alleys often serve as open air markets and sidewalks accommodate outdoor displays and busy foot traffic. We’ll discuss strategies for improving infrastructure and connections to transit, and explore how evolving land use patterns in the Fashion District will impact street life and offer opportunities for enhancing the public realm.
Jacqui Swartz, Transportation Planner, Los Angeles DOT
Clare Kelley, City Planning Associate, Department of City Planning, City of Los Angeles
ADDITIONAL WALKSHOP SPEAKERS:
Kevin Ocubillo, Office of Councilmember José Huizar, City of Los Angeles District 14