"The San Andreas is not Los Angeles' only fault," cracked architectural historian Thomas Hines at the kickoff to Pacific Standard Time Presents: Modern Architecture in L.A.. Hines didn't really mean it -- he was quoting a joke that people from, say, San Francisco might make -- but the quip hit just ... More >>
To construct the mock-up of a tanning booth, Ball-Nogues used a 1973 Volkswagen and a 1970s speedboat as molds. Liquid paper pulp were poured on each. Once dried, shapes were cut from the material, then attached to each other to create the shape of the booth.
It's Friday, May 28 at 5 p.m. Many in ... More >>
If the movie people, radio hosts, ex-journalists, academics and cultural gadflies who convened at the Getty Center on Saturday for "How Los Angeles Invented the World" -- a daylong symposium organized by ZĂłcalo Public Square for Pacific Standard Time -- are to be believed, then Los Angeles, long re ... More >>
J. RitzThe eastern portion of Morgan, Walls & Clements' Chapman Market on 6th Street.
We'd love to linger over a classic breakfast combo and endless cups of coffee at John Lautner's 1949 Googie Coffee Shop, since it was the actual place whose name defined a genre. And then enjoy the cannello ... More >>
Over the past 50 years, the city has tried repeatedly to turn Grand Avenue into the living, breathing heart of downtown, and has failed miserably. Now, a public-private group led by Eli Broad is trying again with the emphasis on private