What Could a Gay Utopia Teach Urban America?.
Latino Immigrants, Sustainability, and the American Suburb.
A Place Erased: Family, Latino Urbanism, and Displacement on L.A.'s Eastside.
Is L.A. Losing Its Outrageous Past? The Birth of Gay Urbanism in 1970s West Hollywood.
Articles by James Rojas
Latino Vernacular: Latino Spatial and Cultural Values Transforming the American Single-Family House and Street.
This article highlights the transformation of the American single family home by Latinos.
Front Porch Placemaking: The Latino Connection to the Street.
This project focuses on the importance of the front porch in Latino Homes.
Latino Placemaking: How the Civil Rights Movement Reshaped East Los Angeles.
This article highlights how the civil rights movement marks the beginning of Latino urbanism.
The Path of Most Resistance: Latino Pedestrian Safety.
This article discusses pedestrian safety in Latino communities.
James Rojas in the Press
The Agile City: Making Many Small Plans.
Matt Carmichael writes about the importance of small interventions.
Una Placita: Mercado’s Virgin de Guadelupe Shrine Creates a Social Space From a Parking Lot.
On Tough Blocks, Divine Glitter.
Patricia Brown writes about the nativities in Latino Front Yards.
All That's Holy, and Then Some.
East LA's eclectic nativity scenes proudly connote Mexican heritage as well as the birth of Christ.