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Alissa Walker

Urbanism Editor
Curbed, Vox Media

Alissa Walker connects people to their cities through writing, speaking and walking. She is the urbanism editor at Curbed and her work has appeared regularly in Los Angeles Magazine, LA Weekly, Dwell, Fast Company, Gizmodo, GOOD, the New York Times, and the Los Angeles Times, as well as on the KCRW public radio show DnA: Design and Architecture. She has been named a USC Annenberg/Getty Arts Journalism Fellow for her writing on design and urbanism, Journalist of the Year by Streetsblog Los Angeles, and in 2015 received the Design Advocate award from the LA chapter of the American Institute of Architects. Alissa lives in a 1912 Craftsman on the art alleys of LA’s Historic Filipinotown where she throws ice cream socials, tends to a drought-tolerant garden, and relishes life in LA without a car. Read more at her blog, A Walker in LA, and follow her at @awalkerinLA on Instagram and Twitter.

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Events featuring Alissa Walker
Events featuring Alissa Walker