Alissa Walker

Alissa Walker writes about design, architecture, cities, transportation and walking for publications like Dwell, Fast Company, GOOD, Wired, Details, LA Weekly, Los Angeles Magazine, and the Los Angeles Times, and is a correspondent for the KCRW public radio show DnA: Design and Architecture. In 2010 she was named a USC Annenberg/Getty Arts Journalism Fellow for her writing on design and urbanism, in 2011 she was an ArtPlace grantee for the initiative GOOD Ideas for Cities, and in 2013 the nonprofit she co-founded, design east of La Brea, was awarded an NEA grant to produce a new event series called "Making L.A." Alissa lives in a royal blue house in the Silver Lake neighborhood of Los Angeles where she throws ice cream socials, rides a bright orange bike, tends to a drought-tolerant garden, writes infrequently on her blog, AWalkerinLA.com, and relishes life in L.A. without a car.

Follow her at @gelatobaby.

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