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Alissa Walker+ Your Authors @awalkerinLA I'm a writer, a gelato-eater, and a walker in LA. Urbanism editor @Curbed. Co-host @theLApod. Contributor @KCRW. More 👧🏼👶🏼 and 🚲🚶🏼‍♀️🚍 on Instagram. Mar. 23, 2020 1 min read + Your Authors

I'm forever in awe of my incredible team at @Curbed, but during a week where I could barely string words together, I'm even more impressed with their ability to produce such vital work.

Start here, with @jandrews81's must-read on the housing market. 

The ever-insightful @DianaBudds looked at how the act of protecting ourselves from infectious diseases through quarantine and isolation has ended up defining our communities. 

Then, @patrickcsisson used the 1918 influenza pandemic to show how lessons learned by cities a century ago—including when and how to practice social distancing—have informed our current response to COVID-19. 

Our news editor @megcbarber wrote a beautiful essay on how organizing is her way to combat anxiety. 

We also have phenomenal reporting being done at the local level, where people like @CurbedLA editor @jennakchandler are tirelessly updating their stories multiple times per day. 

And since you'll be home for... awhile... we'll be helping you through that, too.

Here's how to work from home: 

And how to optimize your space for being at home with kids: 

Since "stay home" is the unofficial motto of the country—and, really, of the world—how else can we, your home experts, rise to this moment?

What else do you want to see from Curbed in the weeks ahead? What questions do you need answered or stories do you want to see told?

You can follow @awalkerinLA.


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