4 Sophisticated Alternatives to Hollywood Star Map Tours

4.16.2019 Full Article Architecture, Design, Entertainment, Food and Drink, Hollywood, Los Angeles, The Hollywood Roosevelt

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

3.15.2018 Full Article Architecture, Travel

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

10.2.2017 Full Article Architecture, Happenings, 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

9.26.2017 Full Article Architecture, Chicago

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

7.12.2017 Full Article Architecture, 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

6.19.2017 Full Article Architecture, Palm Springs

Remembering the pioneering mid-century modernist architecture of William Krisel.

An ephemeral conceptual art project hits Mid City

6.19.2017 Full Article Architecture, Art, Happenings

Hot pink and destined for demolition.

Modernism Week hits Palm Springs

2.16.2017 Full Article Architecture, Art, Happenings, 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

2.9.2017 Full Article Architecture, Palm Springs

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

1.18.2017 Full Article Architecture, Art Deco, Chicago, Film, Happenings

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

12.2.2016 Full Article Architecture, 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

11.11.2016 Full Article Architecture, Westlake

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

10.18.2016 Full Article Architecture, Chicago

Lectures and panels and experts! Oh my!

Art Deco: reliving LA’s storied past

10.12.2016 Full Article Architecture, Art Deco, Los Angeles

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

7.14.2016 Full Article Architecture, Chicago, Design

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

7.13.2016 Full Article Architecture, Design, History, Los Angeles, Palm Springs, William F. Cody

The man who designed Palm Springs is the subject of a new exhibit in downtown Los Angeles.

Explore Tom Blachford’s Midnight Modern

7.8.2016 Full Article Architecture, Interviews, Midnight Modern, Modernism Week, Palm Springs, Tom Blachford

We speak to the photographer who captures modernist Palm Springs under nought but the light of the moon.

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