© Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac Austrian gallerist Thaddaeus Ropac started Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac in 1983 and over the years has opened galleries in Salzburg, Paris and Paris Pantin. It represents around 60 artists, holds solo and group exhibitions and participates in major art fairs around the world and even has its own publishing house. Over the past 12 years Thaddaeus has received the Officier dans L’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres from French President Jacques Chirac, the gold cross from the Austrian Republic and was awarded the Art and Culture prize from The Chamber of Commerce in Salzburg
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The taller structure was designed by prominent architect John Parkinson With the Arts District booming, developers are clamoring to buy into the rapidly evolving neighborhood. Case in point: Developer DLJ Real Estate Capital Partners has paid $20 million for a pair of loft buildings, as the Los Angeles Business Journal reports
Right next to the Palace Theatre As development booms in Downtown LA, Broadway is continuing its evolution from an eclectic strip of shops, restaurants, and repurposed theaters to a higher-end commercial corridor. Following that trend, Foot Locker may soon redevelop the historic Schaber’s Cafeteria building at 620 South Broadway into a retail outlet dedicated to the Jordan brand (a subsidiary of Nike named, of course, after Michael Jordan). Urbanize LA spotted plans for the project, which are set to be reviewed tomorrow by the Downtown Los Angeles Neighborhood Council’s Planning and Land Use Committee.
Complete with a palm tree in the living room This wonderful modernist time capsule in Palm Springs was built in 1957 and looks very much ready for a bridge party—and maybe a few drinks by the pool. Per the listing , the three-bedroom home’s interior was designed by Arthur Elrod (who later commissioned one of John Lautner’s most supervillain-y masterpieces ). The 3,281-square-foot residence, located in the Old Las Palmas neighborhood, has been updated by designer James Reid, but the quintessentially midcentury aesthetic has clearly been well-preserved.