Update: “The Friendly Ride” rides on!

Those of you who attended or followed the film festival last year will remember that we invited you on a bike ride tour of the neighborhood called "The Friendly Ride."  The route for the group ride followed a path of a proposed new Bicycle Friendly Streets project being pushed by the Mid City West Community … Continue reading Update: “The Friendly Ride” rides on!

Winners of the 2014 New Urbanism Film Festival

Announcing the winners of the 2014 New Urbanism Film Festival.  Film receiving awards and honorable mentions will be screened in Dallas TX at the 23rd Annual Congress for the New Urbanism.   The Congress for the New Urbanism Award for Best of Fest Big Kids, Little City "Big Kids, Little City" is a web series … Continue reading Winners of the 2014 New Urbanism Film Festival

MCWCC Friendly Ride Event on Sunday 11/9

Melrose Village Blog covers our Friendly Ride through Mid City West. Coming up this Sunday 10am

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Last year the Mid City West Community Council (MCWCC) created a proposal for a number of “Bicycle Friendly Streets” in the area. The idea is to use residential streets as bike routes and add traffic calming and diversion elements, including roundabouts, curb extensions, and vehicle limitations.

The MCWCC proposal involves two bike routes: an east/west route on Rosewood Ave. from La Cienega Blvd. to La Brea Ave., and a north/south route starting at Formosa Ave. and Romaine St. on the border of West Hollywood and Melrose Village and traveling south on Formosa Ave., Alta Vista Blvd., and finally Cochran Ave., south of 3rd St.

MCWCC is holding an event called the Friendly Ride next Sunday November 9th starting at 10 a.m. This starts at Alfred Coffee at the Melrose Place Farmer’s Market and ending at Milk Jar Cookies on the Miracle Mile. They will stop to discuss proposed changes at six locations…

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List of Speakers/Presenters at #NUFF2014

Below is a list of the Speakers, Presenters, Panelists, and Special Guests participating in the 2014 New Urbanism Film Festival. Nov 6-9. ACME Theater 135 N La Brea Ave Los Angeles CA 90036 Marquis Alexander, community organizer, Sunday 4pm Melissa Balmer, California Bike Coalition, Saturday 6:30pm Howard Blackson, president California Chapter of the Congress for the … Continue reading List of Speakers/Presenters at #NUFF2014

Alphabetical Listing of Every Movie in the 2014 New Urbanism Film Festival

Here's an alphabetical listing of every movie in the festival this year.  Followed by when they will be screened. Adventures in Buffaloland: Modernism Aint All Bad  Nov 8th 2pm American Makeover: The Movie Nov 6th 8pm Beyond Freeways: Commerce Community and Contention along LA’s 710 Corridor Nov 8th 9:30pm Big Kids, Little City Nov 7th … Continue reading Alphabetical Listing of Every Movie in the 2014 New Urbanism Film Festival

Architects at the New Urbanism Film Festival

Architecture is the most public of all art forms.  The artists work is visible to the entire public for, sometimes, well past the architects lifetime.  Great architecture is the crown of great urban design. At the New Urbanism Film Festival, architecture isn't limited to one themed block of short films.  Practicing architects are involved in … Continue reading Architects at the New Urbanism Film Festival