WTS: Downtown Streetcar Update

LA Streetcar
program update 

After years of decline, Broadway is back on track in Downtown Los Angeles. WTS-LA hits the boards with a program on Bringing Back Broadway, a public-private partnership now in the sixth year of a 10-year plan to revitalize this national register historic district.

 

Los Angeles City Councilmember José Huizar, founder of Bringing Back Broadway, along with his Executive Director Jessica Wethington McLean will highlight the initiative’s vast range of efforts from historic preservation to economic development, business incentives, urban planning and design to transportation systems, including the

LA Streetcar planned to start construction next year.

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ASCE: Luncheon: Bringing Back Broadway Initiative & Downtown LA Streetcar

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Luncheon Presentation: Bringing Back Broadway Initiative and the Downtown L.A. Streetcar with City of Los Angeles Councilmember José Huizar and Jessica Wethington McLean Executive Director for Bringing Back Broadway Paul Habibi Project Coordinator for L.A. Streetcar Inc. Date: Monday, March 19, 2012 Time: 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Location: Los Angeles Athletic Club 431 West […]

Night on Broadway: Celebrating 7 Years of Bringing Back Broadway

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Night On Broadway (www.NightOnBroadway.la) will feature innovative, multi-cultural entertainment programming in more than a half dozen of Broadway’s historic theatres, open to the public especially for this event, in celebration of the 7th anniversary of Councilmember José Huizar’s Bringing Back Broadway – a 10-year plan for Broadway’s revitalization.   It has been decades since this many of Broadway’s […]

Bring back Broadway Happy Hour

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Bringing Back Broadway is pleased to support LA Streetcar Inc and we hope you’ll join us to toast this important milestone in the Downtown Streetcar effort!  Los Angeles Streetcar Inc. is a non-profit coalition of downtown property owners, civic leaders and public officials.  LASI is being modeled after successful public-private/non-profit partnerships in Portland and Seattle — […]

Getting Closer and Closer to Broadway’s Dress Rehearsal.

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This summer, the city and the “Bringing Back Broadway” coalition announced an exciting program to recreate the physical layout of the historic theatre district on Broadway between 1st and 11th Streets. Phase I, or the appropriately named “dress rehearsal” involved the creation of semi-permanent infrastructure to create plazas, barrier planters, and other traffic calming and […]