The redesign will bulldoze existing buildings, replacing them with one building spanning Wilshire Boulevard. The architect behind the redesign says he's working to produce new renderings that will "explain the building better."
Metro contractors have finished key above-ground work on the future Wilshire/La Brea station, allowing for the end of inconvenient weekend street closures that have been a fact of life for Miracle Mile drivers since June.
Under construction now, the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures, once finished, is poised to dramatically alter the corner of 6th and Fairfax with a giant orb-shaped theater designed by architect Renzo Piano.
Ruben Pardo has been operating the elevator at Wilshire Tower (formerly Desmond's department store) for more than 40 years. A new video shows him at work—doing a job that's largely nonexistent these days.
As the museum readies to begin the environmental impact report process for its big new redesign, it’s launched a website with shiny new renderings and up-to-date information on this much anticipated project.
Johnie's Coffee Shop briefly became "Bernie's" last night. The iconic Googie diner was decked out with art celebrating the Vermont senator and his populist message. A crowd of people, including the real-life "Dude," showed up to see the results.
Two donors have just contributed $75 million to LACMA's huge renovation project, putting it nearly halfway toward its $600-million goal. Meanwhile, the designs are headed toward a review process, with groundbreaking planned for 2018.
Artists Random International made the request on Twitter last night and the museum was happy to oblige. Today the rain falls purple in honor and memory of Prince and it's sexy and ethereal just like he would've wanted.
On May 1, "Urban Light," the iconic Chris Burden lamppost sculpture that serves as the entryway to he Los Angeles County Museum of Art, is going to be closed to the public and dark for two months. Its gray paint is fading and it needs a rehab.