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Great Adaptations: Making Older Buildings Into Dynamic Homes for Today Jill Herbers Harper Design, $35 The yen for great space and grand style is equaled, in some people, by a yearning for a home with a sense of history — one with the materials,...
Times Staff WriterArt students used to have a reputation as being flighty, but in reality they can be among the most ambitious. After all, art is a thriving business, and artists can be picked up by galleries before they receive their MFA diplomas. So exhibitions at USC...
Times Staff WriterMeet me at the Regent Beverly Wilshire, I told my friend the writer. And bring somebody. Extravagantly well-connected, Bill is capable of producing an endless supply of fascinating people on demand, or in this case, gentle nudge. I wanted to go back to...
Special to The TimesIT was 1973, and eccentric billionaire Jean Paul Getty was planning an ambitious folly for his property in the Palisades: a precise replica of Villa dei Papiri, a grand home destroyed in Herculaneum in AD 79, that would house his collection of Greek and...
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Times Staff WriterIT'S tempting to call any young company that works on a small scale the "garage band" of its genre — but in the case of one Echo Park architecture firm, it's almost literally the case. Benjamin Ball and Gaston Nogues — both scruffy,...
Times Staff WriterWith the Griffith Observatory finally set to reopen Friday after a restoration and expansion project that stretched nearly five years and cost $93 million, it's time for a quick round of Pick Your Astronomical Metaphor. There is, for starters, the...
Times Staff WriterFor a select group of Angelenos, the route to grandma's didn't go over the river and through the woods, but along Sunset to a 32-story Modernist block of stucco and glass built in 1964, a singular apartment house set back from and above the storied...
Times Staff WriterThe way Wolfgang Puck tells it, one day he teasingly suggested to his friend Richard Meier that they do a restaurant together, never expecting that the Getty Center architect would really want to do it. To Puck's surprise, Meier signed on to design the...
Tribune staff reporterIt has a skyline possibly suited for a really big metropolis (squint hard). The statehouse--all domed, gilded and filigreed--would do a small European country proud. Lofts, condos and townhouses sprout throughout the downtown like cornstalks after a...
This is the fifth in an occasional series of conversations with Southern California activists and intellectuals. The series and videotaped interviews with the subjects are collected at www.latimes.com/news/ opinion/lavisions/. Rare is the civic...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterThe downtown Los Angeles skyline is still dotted with construction cranes, but not as many as developers once promised. More than a third of the approximately 110 residential projects proposed for downtown -- including the 50-story Zen tower on 3rd and...
Special to Tribune NewspapersAbout this time of year, everyone craves color. Enough of barren trees and the grime left behind after a snowy winter. Spirits are in dire need of uplifting after weeks of grim economic news. Everyone needs beauty, a shot of creativity, an injection of...
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