This is the second installment of our Pacific Standard Time Presents diary, covering the Modern architecture extravaganza that's blanketing the city. Go here for the first installment: *The Getty's Big, New Exploration of L.A. Architecture. Who would have guessed that with just the right amount of ... More >>
See also: *10 L.A. Art Spaces That Change Our Idea of What an Art Space Is *Best L.A. Novel Ever: The Tournament *10 Best L.A. Art Galleries For Partying This week, a Eurasian collective tells uncanny histories, artists take on maintenance work and a sculptor builds an uncomfortably large minimalis ... More >>
The Central City Association is an influential downtown business group that has certainly supported the kind of loft development and gentrification that has transformed L.A.'s core in the last 10 years. While some of you celebrate at Art Walk, happy hour and in the club, there are folks downtown wh ... More >>
AEG CEO Tim Leiweke: He's got downtown Los Angeles in his hands*Well, technically just in downtown Los Angeles, but that's where all the big players make all their big decisions anyway, right? Just ask a pissed-off Daily News outsider in the Valley. Jon Regardie at the LA Downtown News knows ... More >>
Jennifer Gaillard via FlickrArt Walk in July.Some downtown leaders and gallery owners surprised by the announcement that the monthly Art Walk there was put on hiatus say the statement was premature, with some indicating the show could go on in any case. Downtown Art Park, an event held in c ... More >>
laloft.comTen years ago developer Tom Gilmore started it all by opening his historic San Fernando Building redevelopment at 4th and Main streets to a new breed of upscale loft dwellers. Of course, there had been lofts, artists and yuppies downtown before, but Gilmore's vision, in hindsight, ... More >>
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