KCRW Design and Architecture—How the Rodney King Riots changed LA architecture

This week marks 25 years since Los Angeles was blown apart by the Rodney King riots. For a new generation, it’s a story, a part of LA lore, now being retold in numerous documentaries through photos and newsreels because lasting physical scars are so hard to find.
For those of us living here then, that event is seared in memory. For many in the design community it was a pivotal experience, changing our perceptions of, and relationships to, Los Angeles, its people, and in some cases our lives and work.

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