8 months ago | Cityscape
On Dec. 6, dancers from L.A. Dance Project will slide and sway across the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion’s stage in resident choreographer of the New York City Ballet’s and California native Justin Peck’s premiere of Helix, a rhythmic piece based on Es...
11 months ago | Architecture & Design
The renovation of Santa Monica's Big Blue Bus route stops began in 2009, when city stakeholders chose local firm Lorcan O'Herlihy Architects to re-think the functionality, look and feel of the city's stops, and accommodate for new amenities like s...
1 year ago | Architecture & Design
There's a seven minute long video projected on the back wall of the A+D Architecture and Design Museum's recently opened exhibit, "S, M, L, XL, L.A.," in which, from a driver's point of view, the viewer is catapulted along a series of freeways fro...
1 year ago | Fugly Buildings
As far as L.A. boulevards go, Wilshire has a fare share of beautiful buildings: There's the lovely sea-blue glazed tile Pellissier building (better known as the Wiltern theater), and the art deco inspired E. Clem Wilson building (also known as the...
1 year ago | Art
Architects Catherine Johnson and Rebecca Rudolph stand amidst the scaffolding and concrete dust as they discuss electrical wiring locations with their contractor and client, Andre Guerrero. By springtime, this dumpy former sushi joint will morph i...
2 years ago | Theater
If the ghost of Mary Pickford still haunts the former United Artists Theatre at Ninth and Broadway downtown, she is no doubt loving the scene unfolding in her old digs. Just weeks ago, the building above the theater became an Ace hotel, a lovingly...