4 Sophisticated Alternatives to Hollywood Star Map Tours
Whether it’s driving by over-the-top homes of the rich and famous or hitting the Hollywood Walk of Fame, there’s no shortage of star tours to be found in LA. But there’s plenty more to the city than the wide world of entertainment. From art and architecture to cocktails and cafes, here are some alternative tours to consider.
A look inside Frank Lloyd Wright’s Hollyhock House
There are only a few examples of his work in Los Angeles and now you can visit one of the best.
Nose around normally off-limits places at Open House New York
For one weekend in October, experience unparalleled access to the extraordinary architecture of the Big Apple.
Experience parts of Chicago you normally can’t see
Each October, the Chicago Architecture Foundation hosts an amazing city-wide event called Open House Chicago, where doors to more than 200 unique architectural spots around town open to the public.
Chris Pardo is leading an architectural revitalization in Palm Springs
Pardo is one of the more prominent voices in the design renaissance of Palm Springs.
Revisiting the most memorable architecture of William Krisel
Remembering the pioneering mid-century modernist architecture of William Krisel.
An ephemeral conceptual art project hits Mid City
Hot pink and destined for demolition.
Modernism Week hits Palm Springs
The celebration of midcentury architecture and design returns to the desert this week.
The stunning mid-century modern Edris House in Palm Springs is on the market
A historic masterpiece from modernist E. Stewart Williams could be yours for a cool $4.2M.
Chicago’s ArcLight dedicates new film series to architectural icons of the city
Architecture Afternoons explores how filmmakers use Chicago and its design to tell extraordinary stories.
Live in Frank Lloyd Wright’s historic Heller House in Chicago
It’s one of the most important surviving examples of his emerging Prairie style and it’s up for sale.
MacArthur Park has plans for a $20 million rejuvenation
The city’s engineering department has drafted a $20 million plan to overhaul the Central Los Angeles area of MacArthur Park. The proposed renovations are a bid to revitalize the late nineteenth century park’s aging infrastructure and make the space more user friendly, reports the LA Times. The extensive plan is the outcome of a number
Celebrating some of Chicago’s best and oldest buildings
Lectures and panels and experts! Oh my!
Art Deco: reliving LA’s storied past
With their often emerald green facades, puzzles of acutely angled shapes, and starbursts of gold or platinum, the buildings that sprung up during the Jazz Age-era of Art Deco architecture are synonymous with Old Hollywood.
50 Designers, 50 Ideas, 50 Wards
The Chicago Architecture Foundation is turning 50 and celebrating with a visionary new exhibition.
The Architecture of William F. Cody opens at the Architecture and Design Museum
The man who designed Palm Springs is the subject of a new exhibit in downtown Los Angeles.
Explore Tom Blachford’s Midnight Modern
We speak to the photographer who captures modernist Palm Springs under nought but the light of the moon.