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  • Share your Walt Disney Concert Hall memories and photos

    Share your Walt Disney Concert Hall memories and photos
    Walt Disney Concert Hall's 10th-anniversary season is fast approaching. The hall's resident orchestra, the Los Angeles Philharmonic, begins a season of celebrating with four free community concerts later this month and a red-carpet gala on Sept. 30. The...
  • Disney Hall: Yasuhisa Toyota's fluid, innovative approach to sound

    Disney Hall: Yasuhisa Toyota's fluid, innovative approach to sound
    Yasuhisa Toyota, acoustician for Walt Disney Concert Hall, knows the sound of success. At times, like this afternoon, it is very, very quiet. The L.A. outpost of Nagata Acoustics, where Toyota works, is a modest space — three small offices and a...
  • At 10, Disney Hall Has Become a Living Room for Los Angeles

    When the Frank Gehry-designed Walt Disney Concert Hall opened in October of 2003, it became an instant Los Angeles landmark, right up there with the Griffith Park Observatory, the Capitol Records building and the Hollywood sign. An undulating mass of...
  • Disney Hall: Musical dream bankrolled by taxpayers, private donors

    Lillian Disney lived 101/2 years after instigating the creation of Walt Disney Concert Hall in her husband's honor by donating $50 million, but she never got to see it rise from its foundation, alone attend a performance. "A concert hall that would...
  • Review: A timely look at L.A. designer Deborah Sussman

    Review: A timely look at L.A. designer Deborah Sussman
    Even after the windfall of the Getty's Pacific Standard Time Presents series of exhibitions in 2013, there's still a significant list of postwar Los Angeles architects and designers whose careers remain underexplored. Among the most intriguing is the...
  • Disney Hall's updated organ will have more power in every note

    Disney Hall's updated organ will have more power in every note
    Ten years in, the huge and powerful Opus 24 organ at Walt Disney Concert Hall needs a little sprucing up. So Manuel Rosales, the man who helped design and build it, was back recently to bring it up to date. The $3-million, 40-ton pipe organ, which has...
  • Supervisors praise Gehry's 'exciting' new Grand Avenue project design

    Supervisors praise Gehry's 'exciting' new Grand Avenue project design
    Los Angeles County supervisors gave their blessing Tuesday to a reimagined design for a proposed mix of high-end apartments, businesses and public space across from Walt Disney Concert Hall. The plan to redevelop that portion of downtown’s Grand...
  • Peter Zumthor's LACMA plan worries Page Museum at La Brea tar pits

    Peter Zumthor's LACMA plan worries Page Museum at La Brea tar pits
    The design for the central building in a reimagined Los Angeles County Museum of Art was inspired by the adjacent La Brea tar pits. Seen from above, the structure's flowing lines resemble a splatter of tar. But scientists doing the work of recovering...
  • Eisenhower Memorial design by Frank Gehry has another setback

    Architect Frank Gehry's design for the planned Dwight D. Eisenhower Memorial in Washington has experienced another setback, with the commission behind the memorial abruptly canceling a planned Thursday presentation in front of a federal agency....
  • Pacific Standard Time was an ambitious but flawed look at post-war Los Angeles

    Pacific Standard Time was an ambitious but flawed look at post-war Los Angeles
    It took me a few weeks to catch on, but the Getty's Pacific Standard Time Presents series, whose final shows come to a close Sunday and Monday, wasn't notable just as a wide-ranging reassessment of Southern California's postwar architecture. It was just...
  • Diane Disney Miller reflects on a Disney Hall turning point

    Diane Disney Miller reflects on a Disney Hall turning point
    These days, the building on Diane Disney Miller's mind is San Francisco's Walt Disney Family Museum, opened in 2009. She bubbles with enthusiasm over this recent tribute to her father, Walt, housed in a former Army barracks building in the Presidio....
  • Diane Disney Miller, 79, remembered as a supporter of the arts

    Diane Disney Miller, 79, remembered as a supporter of the arts
    Diane Disney Miller, who died on Tuesday at 79, was famous for being the elder daughter of Walt Disney. In Los Angeles, she was also known as a formidable cultural presence who played a crucial role in the creation of Walt Disney Concert Hall. Miller...