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Re "LACMA's future unfurls," June 2 The preliminary design by Swiss architect Peter Zumthor for a new Los Angeles County Museum of Art is visionary. However, the current plan has a big flaw: It wouldn't fit on the site of the buildings it would...
This story has been corrected, see below for details. The Glendale Historical Society is hoping that a mixed-use development that recently won preliminary city approval for a plan to build apartments and commercial space in south Glendale won't...
The Hartford CourantWhen Evan Cowles and his wife, Brie Quinby, moved from New York to their home in Farmington in 1986, they already had spent a lot of time gardening there. The house at 148 Main St. belonged to Evan's grandparents and had been in the Cowles family for...
Glendale Unified has given final approval to the design of a new aquatic center at Glendale High School that features a pool three times the size of the current facility and that will accommodate hundreds of visitors. The Glendale Unified school board...
Nothing in the Los Angeles Philharmonic's repertoire calls for 135-ton trains. The orchestra aims to keep it that way when Metro light rail cars start rumbling through a subway tunnel near Walt Disney Concert Hall. Experts who know the hall's...
Change of SubjectBy Jessica Reynolds The tulips on Michigan Avenue are a staple of spring in Chicago, but a decline in contributions to the project's sponsoring organization may force future plantings to be scaled back. John Chikow, president of the Greater North......
The Baltimore County school system has hired a local architecture firm to help document its long-term school facilities needs, following a similar strategy the city school system used to generate a $2.4 billion plan and secure some of that funding from...
Tags: Arts and Culture
Jean Nouvel, the French architect, is credited with creating "installations" for the Los Angeles Philharmonic production of Mozart's "The Marriage of Figaro," although "transformations" would be more accurate. Azzedine Ala´a designed the striking...
In a sea of empty lots in Chicago's North Lawndale neighborhood sits a faded relic that is one of the most historically significant American movie theaters still standing. When it opened in 1917, the red-brick, three-story Central Park Theatre was...
The plan to transform what used to be the Park Ridge Youth Campus into a park is forging ahead after voters gave the Park District the green light last month. Permission for the district to issue $13.2 million in bonds for the project was granted in the...
Tags: Arts and Culture, Tennis
News briefs from Arlington Heights and Buffalo Grove Arlington Heights District 25 begins superintendent search In the search for a new superintendent, the Arlington Heights School District 25 Board of Education approved a $14,500 contract with...
ReutersBUCHAREST (Reuters) - Got 48 hours to explore Romania's capital and its eclectic mix of western architectural ideas, eastern imagery, 20th century totalitarian megalomania and buzzing nightlife? Reuters correspondents with local knowledge help visitors...
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