“It’s going to be a slam dunk,” Mayor Eric Garcetti said about approving plans to build the Lucas Museum of Narrative Art in Los Angeles. He was right.
The proposal breezed past its final hurdle in City Hall on Tuesday, with the Los Angeles City Council enthusiastically approving plans to build the new, futuristic-looking art museum in Exposition Park.
George Lucas and his wife Mellody Hobson had a tough time finding a home for the museum—initially striking out in Chicago and San Francisco.
“Who knew it’d be so hard to give away a museum?” Hobson said, half-joking. “Despite this long journey, the Lucas Museum of Narrative Art was always meant to be in Los Angeles.” continue reading
LOS ANGELES – Following a visit to evaluate Los Angeles’ bid for the 2024 Olympics, the International Olympic Committee’s commission couldn’t pick one adjective to describe the proposed venues.
So it chose many, all superlative, to describe what the group had seen over its three-day visit here last week.
As that commission takes its tour of Paris, which concludes Tuesday, it is LA 2024’s venue plan that left the impression bid leaders had hoped for. That plan, one which does not require the construction of any permanent venues, is one that they hope can help them secure the Games.
“The commission members were almost ecstatic about the level of the venues that they’ve found and that they’ve seen and that they’ve been able to meet those people that manage those venues,” said Patrick Baumann, chair of the IOC’s evaluation commission. “It goes from spectacular venues to impressive venues to mind-blowing venues to incredible venues. That certainly is an incredibly positive thing. And it’s positive because we’ve been able to really see them.” Continue reading
Los Angeles is always evolving, but some neighborhoods change faster than others. A few years from now, it’s hard to imagine any part of the city looking as different as Koreatown. With new buildings going up left and right, entire blocks could be nearly unrecognizable in a relatively short amount of time.
Much of the area’s development activity is concentrated around the Wilshire corridor, but a number of projects are also popping up to the north and south. And one development firm in particular seems to be on a mission to singlehandedly reinvent the neighborhood.
We’ve mapped out all the major projects that have been proposed or are under construction in the area. It gives a sense of just how appealing the area seems to have become for developers. Continu reading
Construction is Full ahead on the new Academy Motion Picture Arts And Science Museum In Los Angeles. Read some more
In January, the resurrection of the Los Angeles Rams marked the end of the NFL’s 20-year absence in Southern California. The team has now settled into temporary accommodations at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum, and will play its home games at a $2.66-billion stadium in Inglewood by the year 2018. Please read
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While so Many countries in this world are crying for developments basically begging investors to come and invest in their countries to give jobs to the population starving for jobs, In los Angeles they are so spoiled That Activists are looking for any excuses to stop all developments in Los Angeles. Are you kidding me? wow. Humain race are some thing else. Hey Spoiled little rates. What happened when all these developments are stopped and all these people loose their jobs and the economy start going south are you going to come back and start crying again? Not too long ago Every body was Crying for the economy being so bad with not enough jobs being created and now this? Continu to read