Partial Site Plan - Dingbat 2.0 Palms Site

Saturday June 26th, 3 pm

LA Forum Events @ W.H.E.*
6518 Hollywood Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90028

A panel discussion bringing together members of the architectural, political, planning and urban design communities to discuss the urban condition of the dingbat apartment building in Los Angeles – both existing conditions as well as proposals from the LA Forum’s recently completed Dingbat 2.0 Design Competition. This is the first of two panel discussions presented in conjunction with the Dingbat 2.0 Exhibition, which shows the work of both the competition as well as historic documentation of dingbat apartment buildings.

Panel Members

  • John Chase, Author and Urban Designer, City of West Hollywood
  • Alan Loomis, Principal Urban Designer, City of Glendale and Delirious L.A. founder
  • Roger Sherman,  Principal of Roger Sherman Architecture and Urban Design,  and Co-Director at cityLAB
  • Mott Smith, Principal of Civic Enterprise Development

The panel discussion will be moderated by LA Forum Board member Francie Stefan, Strategic Planning Manager, City of Santa Monica.

The second panel discussion, Dingbat as Cultural Icon, will be held on Saturday, July 17, from 3-6 pm, and will be moderated by LA Forum Board member Michael Osman, UCLA Department of Architecture and Urban Design.

The Dingbat 2.0 Competition & Exhibition are sponsored by the National Endowment for the Arts, the City of Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs, Enterprise Holdings Foundation, the Woodbury University School of Architecture, and the Los Angeles Forum for Architecture and Urban Design. Archinect is the media sponsor for the competition.

*Woodbury Hollywood Exhibitions.