A Conversation with Michael Maltzan: Lessons on Affordable Housing

On Tuesday October 20th we had the pleasure of hosting LA architect Michael Maltzan for our second Lunch with a Leader this semester. We were also lucky to have our own wonderful “architect-in-house” Professor Liz Falleta as our moderator. Mr. Maltzan walked us through some of his most impactful projects, some we highlighted previously: from the Star Apartments project with the…

From rights to race, symposium looks at local, global issues of street vending

originally posted on the USC Price website A worldwide growth in street vending has sparked controversies regarding the right to public space, arbitrary enforcement, right to livelihood, and treatment related to immigrants and race. As a result, a sometimes acrimonious debate has taken place among various stakeholders — including vendors, local government, formal businesses and…

Contesting the Streets II – Panel Discussion (Highlights)

Highlights from the “Contesting the Streets II: Vending and Public Space in Global Cities” symposium at the USC Sol Price School of Public Policy.

“Contesting the Streets II: Vending and Public Space in Global Cities” – Sponsored by SLAB, the Spatial Analysis Lab at USC Price; The César E. Chávez Department for Chicana/o Studies at UCLA, and the USC Bedrosian Center on Governance.

From the Feel Good City to the Just City – Keynote by Margaret Crawford

Margaret Crawford gave this keynote address at Contesting the Streets II, on October 2, 2015.

This symposium brings together scholars and practitioners in dynamic dialogue about the global trends and controversies over vending in public space.

Sponsored by SLAB, the Spatial Analysis Lab at USC Price; The César E. Chávez Department for Chicana/o Studies at UCLA, and the USC Bedrosian Center on Governance.