LA Mag’s Groundbreaking Story

  Posted   Sep.8.2014

Matthew Segal gets up close and personal with Mia in the September edition of Los Angeles Magazine. Check out the Q+A below…    


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L.A. Urbanist: Mia Lehrer

  Posted   Aug.18.2014

Patt Morrison interviews movers and shakers in L.A. Recently, she profiled Mia Lehrer–L.A.’s Urbanist.



Mia nominated as KCET Local Hero

  Posted   Jul.28.2014

As part of Hispanic Heritage month, Mia was nominated as a KCET Local Hero! Read more about why Mia makes a great Local Hero on KCET’s website.



Designing With Nature – July 25th

  Posted   Jul.8.2014

Enjoy a free event at the Topanga Library on July 25th! Mia Lehrer will explore a range of ideas, including: + What landscape architecture is, + Where nature exists within urban areas, and + How to achieve a more holistic future through design. Friday, July 25th 7:00-8:30PM Topanga Library [122 N. Topanga Canyon Blvd., Topanga, […]



Mia speaks to KCRW’s Design and Architecture

  Posted   Jul.2.2014

Hear Mia speak to Frances Anderton from KCRW’s Design and Architecture in the radio clip Making L.A.’s Beaches and Rivers Public Check out the full blog post!


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See Mia speak @ Dwell on Design

  Posted   Jun.13.2014

Join Mia Lehrer, Craig Collins, and Robert Lamb @ Dwell on Design, for a special discussion about Silver Lake Reservoir. Saturday, June 21 @ 2:30PM LA Convention Center, Kohler Stage What’s next for Los Angeles’ Silver Lake Reservoir, which soon will be disconnected from the city’s drinking water system? As president of the Silver Lake […]


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Upcycling Public Spaces – Top 10 Gardening Innovations

  Posted   Apr.2.2013

When you hear the delighted squeals of children splashing in the trickling streams of Vista Hermosa Natural Park, see families picnicking on a lawn, or inhale the aromatic scents of white sage and coyote bush while strolling trails that feel like they’re in the foothills, you soon realize: In the great battle of L.A. sprawl […]


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Los Angeles’ major public spaces remain broken works in progress

  Posted   Mar.5.2013

By Christopher Hawthorne Los Angeles Times Architecture Critic March 2, 2013 Los Angeles, more than most cities, has defined itself by continual bursts of expansion and an unflagging optimism about its place in the world. But as the city has grown to a population nearing 4 million, we’ve neglected some major holes in the civic […]


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L.A. River Natural Park

  Posted   Jan.8.2013

      The Problem Development of 200 condominiums and nine four-story buildings is proposed for the last remaining unprotected open space along the L.A. River in the San Fernando Valley, which would remove the only river-front site in the Valley with capacity to provide critical regional public access to the L.A. River. CCS’ Solution […]