| Jun 25, 2014
| 4:48 PM
For more than a century, The Force -- as in the force of law -- has been with open space advocates as they battled to keep Chicago’s lakefront free of buildings.
In 1909, Aaron Montgomery Ward won a historic court fight that kept the Field...
| Jun 30, 2014
| 3:54 PM
Frank Gehry is looking to have an eventful autumn, but much of the excitement will take place 6,000 miles away, in France.
The Los Angeles architect will be the subject of a career retrospective exhibition at the Centre Pompidou in Paris starting Oct....
| Jul 1, 2014
| 4:04 PM
The builders of a subway that will run between Walt Disney Concert Hall and the Colburn School of Music are promising to deploy a triple helping of the most advanced noise-suppression measures to make sure the rumble of light-rail trains under 2nd...
| Apr 24, 2014
| 6:34 PM
In the 1970s, architecture faced an identity crisis.
A lacerating critique of modern architecture's overreach, especially in remaking wide swaths of cities, had left the profession's 20th-century heroes — Le Corbusier, Mies Van der Rohe, even...
| May 26, 2014
| 5:30 AM
It is a rare playful moment in the Los Angeles Philharmonic's nasty yet startlingly illuminating new production of "Cosė fan Tutte" and a tiny surprise, which I have now spoiled.
But at its most elevated, opera is an art form...
| May 29, 2014
| 3:18 PM
After more than a decade as a curator and administrator on the Los Angeles art scene at the Hammer Museum and Museum of Contemporary Art, architecture and design specialist Brook Hodge is heading to Manhattan as deputy director of Cooper-Hewitt,...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 8:15 PM
An engineering subcontractor's delays in carrying out the most distinctive design features of the exterior of the Broad Collection contemporary art museum in downtown Los Angeles have put the project at least 15 months behind schedule, according to a suit...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 4:41 PM
Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s latest idea to boost Chicago’s tourism numbers involves finding a company to light up city bridges, buildings, CTA platforms and other locations to hopefully “transform the world’s opinion of Chicago” and...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 3:00 AM
She hasn't decided yet.
Or if she has, she's not telling.
But if Hillary Rodham Clinton does run for president in 2016, her new book "Hard Choices," a chronicle of her four years as secretary of State, leaves no room for doubt about how she might...
| May 22, 2014
| 5:00 AM
The Los Angeles Philharmonic's production of the Mozart-Da Ponte opera "Cosė fan tutte" arrives on stage at the Walt Disney Concert Hall on Friday with a hard-edged futurism and a note of nostalgia.
It's the third production in as many years to unite...
| May 22, 2014
| 11:35 AM
For 85% of kids with a terrible cancer called acute lymphoblastic leukemia, chemotherapy is a cure-but not for Emily Whitehead. Diagnosed at 5, she suffered an infection from her first round of chemo and nearly lost her legs. Then the cancer came back;...