Restaurant Barney's Beanery and shape-wear store Spanx will be two of the newcomers to a renovated Terminal 2 at
The $300-million makeover will include new eating areas and shops, which are expected to be finished in 2015.
The airport this week released renderings of the terminal's new look and a lineup of hip restaurants and shops slated to open next year on a rolling basis. No specific date was given for completion of the project.
Westfield Group, responsible for designing the shopping area at LAX's new Tom Bradley International Terminal, describes Terminal 2's design theme as one that reflects "the energy, and echo the innovative, modern and always 'on-the-go' culture of Los Angeles."
The new terminal will feature an open-space hub that connects to a dining terrace and the Strand, an open dining and shopping space. It also will add tech stores InMotion Entertainment and eSavvy.