Critic's Notebook: Dealey Plaza, the site of JFK's assassination, is a curious hybrid of intersection and accidental monument, an unlovely, architecturally unresolved prick on the Texas city's conscience.
After taking on rising sea levels and the foreclosure crisis, the Museum of Modern Art’s newly activist architecture and design department is set to tackle the megacity.
As of Friday morning, even as the larger redevelopment project on Bunker Hill faces fresh uncertainty, downtown L.A.’s Grand Park has a new feather in its cap: a place on the American Planning Assn.’s 2013 list of Great Public Spaces in America.
Critic's Notebook: Turmoil over development plans for downtown L.A.'s Grand Avenue leaves many questions unanswered but opens up the possibility of moving in a new direction.
Ending several days of turmoil over the Grand Avenue redevelopment project, the joint city-county committee overseeing it voted Monday to extend its agreement with New York developer Related Cos. through Jan. 20.
The chaos surrounding the Grand Avenue redevelopment may turn out to be a good thing — at least for Frank Gehry and quite possibly for the project as a whole.
Frank Gehry's Disney Hall, a remarkable work of public architecture, reflects and engages Los Angeles like few other buildings.
Architect Elizabeth Diller was in Los Angeles this week for a press event at the Broad, the new $140-million Bunker Hill museum her New York firm Diller Scofidio + Renfro is designing for philanthropists and art collectors Eli and Edythe Broad.