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Frank Gehry to Redesign the “Gateway to Sunset Strip”

An overlooked strip mall at the corner of Sunset and Crescent Heights boulevards will soon be replaced by a mixed-use, walkable community designed by Frank Gehry. Known to be the “gateway to the Sunset Strip,” the West Hollywood site will… Sigue leyendo

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Unveiled> George Lucas Museum of Narrative Art by MAD, Studio Gang and VOA

Ma Yansong and Jeanne Gang‘s new museum for George Lucas wouldn’t look out of place on a Star Wars set. Renderings made public Monday show a white, undulating dune of sorts, its stone surface ascending into a metallic “floating” disc. Chicago will be the home of the famous director’s Museum of Narrative Art, to the chagrin […]
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Hollywood’s Freeway Cap Park Begins Environmental Review Process

  We’ve been following Los Angeles’ several proposed Freeway Cap Parks (in Downtown LA, Hollywood, and Santa Monica among other places) for years now, with a healthy amount of skepticism. But the first of these is (really? really!) moving toward reality. Friends of the Hollywood Central Park, a non-profit organizing a cap park over the 101 Freeway […]
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Gensler Goes Hollywood with “Vertical Campus”

Hudson Pacific Properties is banking on the continued appeal of Hollywood office space with its Icon at Sunset Bronson Studios, a 14-story tower designed by Gensler. Targeting creative professionals, Icon reconfigured the suburban campus typology for an urban setting. Gensler associate Amy Pokawatana called the development a “vertical campus,” blending “work, relaxation, and recreation.” Part of […]
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The Essence of Modern Living above LA: Luxury Mansion in Hollywood

Overlooking unique panoramas from its blessed and carefully chosen location on a picturesque hillside in Hollywood, California, this luxurious mansion is a one-of-a-kind modern home. Bearing the name of the street it rises on, the Oriole Way luxury mansion was imagined by California-based studio McClean Design. Spreading over three levels that offer a fascinating collection of downtown Los Angeles views, the […]

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Not So Fast.. Hollywood Projects Placed On Hold

It appears that the Los Angeles density backlash is starting to really… blow up. Particularly in Hollywood, where several towers and multi-use developments have been set to get rolling. On February 18, the LA Planning Department issued the Hollywood Community Plan Update Injunction Clearance, prohibiting the city’s department of Building and Safety from issuing “any permit for […]
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Why Do Bad Guys Always Get The Best Houses?

In this interesting article for the Financial Times, Edwin Heathcote dissects two Hollywood homes that are infamous as the homes of slick movie bad guys. The Lovell Health House designed by Richard Neutra, and the Sheats Goldstein Residence designed by “Hollywood’s favourite architect” John Lautner, both appear in films as the homes of pornographers. Heathcote probes the two architects’ design influences and ideas, and of course offers an explanation as to why “bad guys always seem to get the best houses“. You can read the full article here.

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Bling Ring: Shamelessly Extravagant Hollywood Mansions


Between October 2008 through August 2009, a group of mostly bored, spoiled Southern California teenagers obsessed with fame, fashion, and fortune burglarized the mansions of Hollywood’s often tabloid-fodder celebrities, including Paris Hilton, Megan Fox, and Lindsay Lohan. Using Google Earth, and by simply entering through unlocked doors, the teens made off with nearly $3 million …Continue Reading
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