Gehry Lashes Out At Urban Design Reporter

Architect Frank Gehry lashed out at urban design critic over a column criticizing the Walt Disney Concert Hall in downtown Los Angeles.
September 9, 2003, 11am PDT | Chris Steins | @urbaninsight
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Recalls Kaplan: "Frank came up to me, shook my hand and said, 'You don't know a ------- thing about urban design. It's not your forte.' I said, 'Frank, that's your opinion,' and he said 'You can go ---- off.' Gehry made the comments in front of several media attending the event. Kaplan, who was also a design critic for the L.A. Times, said a public relations official apologized for the comments."

Thanks to The Practice of New Urbanism

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Published on Tuesday, September 9, 2003 in Downtown News
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