The Last Bookstore

The Last Bookstore

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The RXforLA program is an expansion Brady Wastewater’s long work with a wide variety of stakeholders in DTLA. Since moving there full time, he was a founding member of Downtown LA Neighborhood Council where served as both president & VP. He also recruited the founders of Gallery Row, Nic Cha Kim and Kjell Hagen to DLANC and worked with them and Art Walk founder Bert Green with their projects since their inceptions … Read More The RXforLA program is an expansion Brady Wastewater’s long work with a wide variety of stakeholders in DTLA. Since moving there full time, he was a founding member of Downtown LA Neighborhood Council where served as both president & VP. He also recruited the founders of Gallery Row, Nic Cha Kim and Kjell Hagen to DLANC and worked with them and Art Walk founder Bert Green with their projects since their inceptions and leased the majority of the first galleries on Gallery Row. He also helped start — and was president of LANCC - a city-wide Neighborhood Council organization and he was one of the five members of the DWP MOU Committee that negotiated the first MOU with a City Agency. Since then. he as leased (at no charge or helped create — over 150 different creative businesses or individual artists studios and when he saw the need for local fashion designers to show at reasonable rates, he organized two major Fashion Week Shows — first BOXeight — and now CONEPTU Fashion Week —with only six weeks notice. He has also searched out individuals he felt would be successful in Downtown and convinced them first to move here — and then to opens businesses. He also helped Downtown residents sell their art or their other products during Art Walk and then leased them stores. He also convinced online sellers — such as THE LAST BOOKSTORE — to open physical spaces and convinced brick and mortar stores to do more sales on-line. When he read the Company of Angels lost its lease and was having a garage sale of all their equipment - he found them a new space 24 hours later and over the years, he helped over 50 homeless individuals find their way off the streets.

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