Bye, escalators The Fashion District’s California Market Center is undergoing a $170 million, Gensler-designed renovation that’s aimed solidly at attracting tenants beyond the fashion industry. The CMC takes up a whole city block bounded by Ninth, Main, Olympic, and Los Angeles
An art history professor weighs in on the architecture and design of the evolving theme park For more than a half-century, Disneyland has been Southern California’s top tourist draw and an iconic cultural landmark recognized—and replicated—around the world. Last month, Star Wars : Galaxy’s Edge opened.
A redevelopment of the site is in the works Over the objections of its owner, the shuttered Miracle Mile tavern Tom Bergin’s was named an LA landmark today by the Los Angeles City Council.
What will happen to rent control? Another communal living company is opening in Los Angeles, and it’s capitalizing on one of the region’s most celebrated housing types: the bungalow court . Node, which started in Brooklyn before branching out to Dublin, and now Los Angeles, has purchased and remodeled two bungalow courts in Echo Park .
Constructed over several decades, the organic-modern home sits on 10 verdant acres in La Verne After apprenticing under Frank Lloyd Wright as a Taliesin fellow in the mid-1940s, architect Foster Rhodes Jackson made his way to Southern California, where he launched his own practice in 1946. Jackson designed a number of houses in the Pomona and San Gabriel Valleys, most notably his own residence in La Verne’s bucolic Live Oak Canyon, which is now on the market. According to Alan Hess’ book Forgotten Modern , Jackson worked on the home from 1955 until his death in 1998, viewing it as “an ongoing laboratory for design and construction.” Set on the crest of the hill, the organic modern draws comparison to Taliesin West in its use of battered concrete embedded with fieldstone from local creeks.
Everything you need to know about this weekend’s festivities It’s that time of year again: Get your costumes ready for the Coney Island Mermaid Parade, which happens this weekend and marks the beginning of the summer.
The $750,000 will go toward fostering a city network of land trusts The latest city budget includes $750,000 to grow an underutilized housing model that creates affordable homes in rapidly gentrifying communities—a major win for housing advocates. The funds will go toward incubating community land trusts (CLTs), or community-based nonprofits that sell housing or other buildings on property but retain ownership of the land
What to know before you visit Lady Liberty The Statue of Liberty is one of New York City’s—nay, the country’s— most iconic structures , a 305-foot-tall beacon that’s stood in the middle of New York Harbor since the end of the 19th century. It’s also one of the most popular tourist attractions in the city, with more than 4 million visitors taking the trip to Lady Liberty each year
The NorCal show used this LA-area beach house as a filming location HBO’s Big Little Lies just kicked off its second season, and some lucky fan could rent the contemporary beach house that Reese Witherspoon’s character Madeline Mackenzie calls home. The residence is one of the show’s many big little lies.
See what that price buys in five Los Angeles neighborhoods, from Lake Balboa to Marina del Rey Welcome to Curbed Comparisons , where we explore what you can rent or buy for a certain dollar amount in various LA ’hoods.