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.
With an eye on equity, inclusivity, and sustainability, planners can have a profound impact on the lives of their citizens, especially when considering how land use impacts so much of what we do.
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Hired in the 1970s to engage residents through a cultural and ethnic approach, Raul Escobedo was one of Los Angeles City Planning’s first influential Chicano planners. During his time with the Department, Raul successfully encouraged high numbers of Latino residents to participate in the planning process for the first time.