Tag: Frank Gehry

Reservoir renamed in honor of Mr. Los Angeles

Reservoir renamed in honor of Mr. Los Angeles

| July 29, 2021 | 0 Comments

“He worked with the LADWP, always advocating on behalf of our residents’ needs …” Mr. Los Angeles, as the late 4th District Councilmember was called, was honored at the recent dedication of the Tom LaBonge Headworks Water Complex. “This may be the single best place in Los Angeles to cherish his legacy, and I can’t […]

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Modern Art Collection has modern touches in its new home

Modern Art Collection has modern touches in its new home

| July 1, 2021 | 1 Comment

An audio tour that tells of a Picasso lover in his youth, and a 1920s ragtime piece, are both just a smartphone click away in the new home of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art’s permanent Modern Art Collection. Walk past touchless doors to enter the light-filled, thoroughly modern galleries filled with 250 works […]

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Eighteen years in the making, centerpiece of Grand Avenue Project — ‘The Grand’ — finally breaks ground

Eighteen years in the making, centerpiece of Grand Avenue Project — ‘The Grand’ — finally breaks ground

| February 28, 2019 | 0 Comments

Finally under construction across from the Walt Disney Concert Hall is a new retail, dining and entertainment destination, to be accompanied by attractive and usable open space, a 309-room hotel and 400 luxury apartments, 20 percent of which will be rented at affordable rates. Dignitaries and just plain “Downtowners” celebrated the milestone groundbreaking under a […]

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The missing house of America’s ‘most dangerous architect’

The missing house of America’s ‘most dangerous architect’

| September 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

He was a proven and inveterate liar before he was elected to high office; Roy Cohn was his trusted advisor; and his fellow Republicans were loath to denounce him before he wreaked havoc on the country. Joseph McCarthy’s early 1950s reign of terror in the U.S. Senate zoomed straight to Los Angeles and swallowed Hollywood […]

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