City-Making In Downtown Los Angeles

Will Frank Gehry's masterwork, Walt Disney Concert Hall, serve as a catalyst for large-scale city-making in downtown Los Angeles?
November 13, 2003, 11am PST | Chris Steins | @urbaninsight
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"A request for qualifications was issued in early November, and is expected to yield three to five finalists, who will be announced in December. The shortlisted group will compete for the chance to develop up to 3.2 million square feet of new construction—including office space, hotel, entertainment and high-rise residential—on four empty lots that surround the new concert hall, which opened officially on October 23. City and county officials and business boosters are hoping to finally realize the latest grand vision for Grand Avenue, the sloping, bridge-like street that city officials are now touting as the city's new 'Arts Corridor.' "

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Published on Sunday, November 9, 2003 in The Slatin Report
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