The Lincoln Theater, known as the "West Coast Apollo," served as the musical hub of the Central Avenue jazz corridor from the 1920s to the 1950s, hosting African American entertainers from Duke Ellington to Billie Holiday.
Historically, the profit margin from the sale of alcoholic beverages has helped restaurant owners stay afloat during sharp rises in rent and payroll costs.
Los Angeles’s General Plan Land Use Element is composed of 35 Community Plans that cover the entire 473 square miles of the City.
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Our City—rich in industry and creativity—has gained the unfortunate notoriety of being a major epicenter in the California housing crisis. The fundamental reason for our crisis is the same as in most global cities: an extreme shortage of housing, which has left Angelenos to face overcrowding, punishing commutes, or, all too often, homelessness.
Los Angeles City Planning receives thousands of project applications every year, varying in scale and complexity from something as large as a multi-block development to something as small as a retaining wall at a private residence.