Leader of Successful Resurgence of DTLA's Broadway Corridor to Join Us for the 2016 AIA|LA Design Awards
(to attend, click here)
The AIA|LA is delighted that Councilmember José Huizar has accepted our invitation to join AIA|LA members, colleagues, and friends, at the 2016 AIA|LA Design Awards Ceremony as a Presenter.
José is leading the successful revitalization of Los Angeles's famed Historic Broadway Corridor, where the ceremony and après party will take place. "Resilience, reformation, and regeneration" are the themes for the 2016 event.
You can find out more about José's pivotal role and his commitment to an ambitious ten year plan to realize his vision for Broadway by clicking here.
"Broadway was an important part of the historic Route 66. [...] It features one of the largest concentrations of historic theatres on one street in the nation..." notes Bringing Back Broadway. Jose will announce and bestow this year's Design Awards in one of those theaters--The Palace Theatre.
José was first elected to the Los Angeles City Council's 14th District in 2005. The District includes Boyle Heights, Downtown LA, El Sereno & Surrounding Areas, and Northeast LA.
He has taken a leadership role in addressing homelessness as the chair of the City's first-ever Ad Hoc Committee on Homelessness.
He is the first Mexican immigrant elected to the City Council in Los Angeles' history and in 2004, he became the first Latino to serve on the Princeton Board of Trustees.
Prior to his Council election, José served as a member and President of the Los Angeles Unified School District's Board of Education. To learn more about Councilmember Huizar, follow this link