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Richard Meier

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  • Prime Beverly Hills development site purchased by Asian investors

     
    The site of a former department store in Beverly Hills widely considered one of the most desirable pieces of real estate in the country sold for $148.3 million Tuesday to investors from Hong Kong and Singapore who intend to develop......
  • The Dry Garden: A theatrical low-water landscape rises at Valley Performing Arts Center in Northridge

     
    When the Valley Performing Arts Center opens to the public in February, others will convey the thrill of seeing a remarkable new building rise on the campus of Cal State Northridge. My admiration is reserved for the landscape architect who......
  • Ranking the best public L.A. architecture of the decade

     
    If the new West Hollywood Library is among the finest public projects to hit Southern California in a decade, what else belongs on that list? Contenders include work by Frederick Fisher, Michael Maltzan and Daly Genik, among others....
  • Best Cities In The World?

    Best Cities In The World?
    5 Things Affected by the Economy (Time) Consumer activity gives a good indication of how the economy is holding up, and here are five trends indicating that consumers are having a particularly hard time lately. Buying “locally grown” for...
  • Southern California Close-up: Westside of Los Angeles

    Southern California Close-up: Westside of Los Angeles
    You're an outsider heading to the Westside of Los Angeles — not the beach cities, but Beverly Hills, Brentwood, Westwood and the nearby well-heeled neighborhoods south of the Santa Monica Mountains. This means you'll be well-fed, well-rested and...
  • New museums to marvel over in Amsterdam, Rome and Paris

    New museums to marvel over in Amsterdam, Rome and Paris
    In a wide-ranging trip to Europe this year, I found three major new museums to love: in Amsterdam, the first satellite branch of Russia's celebrated Hermitage; in Rome, a long-awaited museum for contemporary arts that is a work of art itself; and in...
  • The best houses of all time in L.A.

    No sooner can you get out the words "best houses in Southern California" than hands will go up asking what that means, reflecting the subjectivity for compiling such a list. Clearly, there's more than one way to measure the beauty, utility and...
  • At the Palazzo Las Vegas, it's no-limit dining

    THE server shows off the charred bistecca fiorentina, then carves the massive porterhouse into finger-thick slices. At $160 for two, it's easily the most expensive steak I've ever eaten, if not the most expensive piece of aged meat in the country. Want to...
  • Goal of LACMA’s redesign is to have architecture serve the art

    Goal of LACMA’s redesign is to have architecture serve the art
    If you were looking for European art at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art recently, you may have been a bit disappointed. There is the current Renoir exhibition, of course, and a show of paintings by 18th century Spanish master Luis MelÚndez closed...
  • U.S. embassy: An outpost as a signpost

    U.S. embassy: An outpost as a signpost
    The two stories that have dominated the architectural press over the last few weeks -- the unveiling of a winning design for a new American embassy in London, and the death, in a downtown Los Angeles traffic accident, of the 76-year-old Austrian architect...
  • L.A.'s galleries reframe the recession

    L.A.'s galleries reframe the recession
    "Earthquakes, riots, fires," says art dealer Thomas Solomon, ticking off challenges of doing business in Los Angeles. And now a recession has deflated the international art market, sending auction prices into a downward spiral, shuttering galleries and...