Michaele Pride-Wells discusses her current project, the Somerville mixed-use development at the old Dunbar hotel in south central Los Angeles. She also discusses her work on St. Elmo Village through the Design Professionals Coalition (DPC). She reviews her participation on the Crenshaw Neighborhood Plan, which was commissioned as a response to the Los Angeles riots, and she talks about a related project with the Los Angeles Neighborhood Initiative (LANI) in Leimert Park for enhanced transportation.
Video Archive | Crenshaw (2)
Michaele Pride-Wells of the Professional Design Coalition describes their community based efforts to increase personal ownership and to create jobs within lower income communities. While describing Crenshaw and the efforts to revitalize its neighborhoods, the group notes the importance of having the local community behind them when dealing with politicians.