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Richard Meier

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  • Cathedral Embodies Spiritual Journey

    Cathedral Embodies Spiritual Journey
    Austere and slightly atavistic in its mysticism, the new Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels is a landmark of remarkable architectural intelligence. Designed by the Spanish firm Jose Rafael Moneo Architects, with Los Angeles-based Leo A Daly Architects,...
  • L.A.'s upscale downtown delayed

    L.A.'s upscale downtown delayed
    The downtown Los Angeles skyline is still dotted with construction cranes, but not as many as developers once promised. More than a third of the approximately 110 residential projects proposed for downtown -- including the 50-story Zen tower on 3rd and...
  • 10 can't-miss classics

    10 can't-miss classics
    They are as familiar to us as our childhood homes, yet they still feel fresh and current. These 10 classic designs — constantly reimagined — have proved their enduring appeal over decades and even centuries. They transcend trendiness: They'...
  • Robinsons-May Beverly Hills: A shopping icon that may drop

    Robinsons-May Beverly Hills: A shopping icon that may drop
    Lost L.A. unearths something that's buried in history. It tells stories of buildings that have been razed, burned or renovated into extinction. Developers often cause these wipeouts, explaining them away as the price of progress. Translation: the cost...
  • Griffith Observatory's restoration is out of sight

    With the Griffith Observatory finally set to reopen Friday after a restoration and expansion project that stretched nearly five years and cost $93 million, it's time for a quick round of Pick Your Astronomical Metaphor. There is, for starters, the...
  • Critic's Choice: Where to find great steaks

    Critic's Choice: Where to find great steaks
    The fellow I met at a holiday party had just one question for me: Where do you find a great steak in this part of the country? He grew up in Texas on grass-fed beef and complains he's never found a steak here with as much flavor. He's disappointed every...
  • A brilliant steakhouse indeed

    A brilliant steakhouse indeed
    NEVER underestimate Wolfgang Puck. He's such a familiar face, beaming from the covers of his cookbooks or exhorting viewers of the Food Network to "live, love, eat " that we tend to forget he's not just chef to the Oscars and a celebrity in his own right,...
  • Dining details: Cut

    Cut Rating: *** Location: The Regent Beverly Wilshire, 9500 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills, (310) 276-8500; wolfgangpuck.com Ambience: Elegant Richard Meier-designed contemporary steakhouse with an A-list crowd and a very urban energy. Though prime...
  • A critic's most memorable dining experiences of 2009

    A critic's most memorable dining experiences of 2009
    To say that I eat out a lot would be something of an understatement. The question I'm always asked, of course, is what is my favorite restaurant? That's understandable, but it's also basically unanswerable. Because the answer depends on whether I'm in the...
  • The dream job for a voyeur

    The dream job for a voyeur
    FOR as long as he can remember, the photographer Tim Street-Porter has been a voyeur. Curiosity, not perversity, drives him to peer behind strangers' doors. Fortunately for the many people who have seen the architectural wonders of Los Angeles through his...
  • Getty's constant gardener

    Getty's constant gardener
    IT was 1973, and eccentric billionaire Jean Paul Getty was planning an ambitious folly for his property in the Palisades: a precise replica of Villa dei Papiri, a grand home destroyed in Herculaneum in AD 79, that would house his collection of Greek and...