An 180-day hold on demolition is set to expire April 30.
"It’ll be the place to be," Gehry says at groundbreaking.
The development near Walt Disney Concert Hall is finally moving forward.
It put a hold on a demolition permit for a landmarked bank building.
Tall hotels, private clubs, and a Frank Gehry-designed shopping center will refashion the boulevard.
The architect is converting a 1960s bank building
Efforts to preserve a bank building that will be demolished as part of the development have died in court.
The architect will get to try his hand at another concert hall.
The long awaited development is expected to break ground this fall.
It’s been reduced to 12 stories.
It’s the second project he’s working on for kids in South LA.
This dual-towered project will transform a parking lot across from the Disney Concert Hall.
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The news makes the developer’s 2018 groundbreaking date seem totally possible. (Construction was initially set to start a decade ago.)
Called New Beatrice West, the building is set to rise next door to Gehry’s own offices, which will be incorporated into the project.
The decision might help save a historic bank building. Gehry wants to knock it down in order to make room for a big project on the eastern end of LA’s iconic Sunset Strip.
While all eyes are on Frank Gehry’s Sunset Strip megaproject and his Grand Avenue project Downtown, the Pritzker Prize-winning architect has quietly been working on designing hip offices in El Segundo.
Isaac Larian, founder and CEO of MGA Entertainment (the company behind Bratz Dolls), paid $24 million for the abstract residence overlooking Malibu’s Broad Beach.
The five-bedroom house has a very cool, lookout-tower-type addition to its front facade, courtesy of famed architect Frank Gehry. Inside, the residence mixes warm wood and homeyness with glass doors that bring the outside in.
The Frank Gehry-designed Grand Avenue Project, long-delayed for years, is now expected to break ground in the next couple of years now that’s been approved by the city and has a $290 million investment from a Chinese firm.
The preservation group is suing to stop construction of the residential and commercial complex that would serve as the new eastern gateway to the Sunset Strip.
229 housing units, plus commercial
The Frank Gehry-designed towers—which will hold a mix of apartments and condos (some of them affordable) and a hotel—on Bunker Hill have a whopping new price tag and likely a new construction start date.
The city’s Planning and Land Use Committee gave preliminary approval to the project after the developer agreed to shorten the tallest building and widen sidewalks. Plans now head to the City Council.
The Cultural Heritage Commission voted Thursday to consider the Kurt Meyer-designed Lytton Savings and Loan Building (now a Chase Bank) for landmark status. The decision complicates things for the huge Frank Gehry project proposed for the site.
A developer plans to demolish the 1960s bank, with its recognizable zigzag roof, to make way for a big residential and retail complex designed by celebrity architect Frank Gehry.
Construction is underway on two properties where the celebrity architect for years has talked about building his dream home. At the same time, his Los Angeles portfolio is growing, with prominent projects from downtown to the Westside.
This Broad Beach property hit the market back in 2013 asking $57.5 million. Now it's back, with a $33.9 million asking price. The Gehry-designed residence includes plenty of unique features and is located on a prime stretch of beachfront.
A Gehry-designed portion of the Grand Avenue Project may finally be completed after a decade of planning, but only with major taxpayer assistance. The City Council is considering a huge tax break for the developers to build condos and a luxury hotel.
Frank Gehry's Danziger Studio and Residence has hit the rental market. The live/work compound on Melrose is one of the architect's first major successes, featuring a cubist design and open floor plans. Rent will run you $15K.