[What if LACMA's new addition was covered in giant heads? What if, indeed.]
This Week's Top Stories: Infill development is swallowing up those Downtown parking lots, which is good, but we're getting nondescript mid-rise construction when we could be getting something taller/better. He understand us! Architect Rem Koolhaas' first big LA project (in Santa Monica) is rendered and features people doing yoga and writing a screenplay on their laptop. In the ongoing battle to stop the Expo Line (Phase 2) at-grade crossings going through their neighborhood, Westside neighbors have been handed yet another loss as the California Public Utilities Commission has rejected their challenges. Curbed goes inside North Hollywood's newest apartment complex, The Hesby, which is probably not for the non-tech savvy or socially awkward set. Super fugly Marina del Rey abode now on the market features disco ball room and shark tank, asking $5.725 million. The semi-finalist list for Curbed's Young Guns 2013 is now out, and this week we spoke with one of the contenders, LA based decorator Sally Breer.