Mapping L.A.’s Housing Production

February 5, 2018 in | Comments (0)

Mapping L.A.’s Housing Production: 1940-2016

A series of graphics produced by BuildZoom chart housing production in the Greater Los Angeles area between 1940 and 2016, showing the spread of developments large and small across Southern California.  The materials highlight the slowing pace of construction over the decades, and illustrate how the affordability crisis that now grips the region took shape.

The maps distinguish between three housing types – single-family residences, 2 to 49 unit structures, and 50+ unit structures – which are assigned the colors light blue, orange and red respectively.  A fourth color – dark blue – is set aside for areas that either produced no new housing or did so at a negligible pace….


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Urbanize LA – Mapping L.A.’s Housing Production: 1940-2016

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