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Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Fair Housing Legacy: How Testing Played A Role In The Civil Rights Movement

ByIn The Building LA – Staff WriterJanuary 17, 20224 min read

While most people are aware of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. as a Civil Rights Movement leader, fewer are familiar with the role he played in the fair housing movement.…

YOLA Center Makes Its Official Inglewood Debut

ByIn The Building LA – Staff WriterOctober 18, 20212 min read

The Youth Orchestra of Los Angeles (YOLA) held a ribbon cutting ceremony over the weekend to officially open the $14.5M performing arts center in Inglewood. Thanks to the leadership gift…


Moving Forward: Jordan Downs Redevelopment Reaches Another Milestone

ByIn The Building LA – Staff WriterOctober 13, 20211 min read

Progress continues with the $1B Jordan Downs redevelopment, as a $43M five-story building at Century Blvd and Grape Street is now fully framed.  Developed by BRIDGE Housing Corp, the building…

Avis and Mark Ridley Thomas Wellness Center Officially Opens at Charles R. Drew University

ByIn The Building LA – Staff WriterSeptember 27, 20211 min read

A ribbon cutting ceremony was recently held for the Avis & Mark Ridley-Thomas Wellness Center at Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science. According to a recent article published by the…

Sole Folks’ Akil West Mobilizes Business Owners To Purchase Building In Leimert Park

ByTina SampaySeptember 15, 20216 min read

Over the last year, Sole Folks has transformed dormant retail space in Leimert Park into a vibrant hub for creatives and commerce. In the process, the retail co-op has also…