I lived in LA for eight years and my family lives there today, in fact they live in the fashionable Arts District in downtown. Full of loft condos, art galleries and restaurants, it’s highly regarded as one of the most popular places to live in LA today. It’s also directly adjacent to a section of the concrete-lined LA River and the big story in LA is what is Frank Gehry designing for the LA River?
The Guardian News website has an excellent article about how Gehry is making some waves by ignoring the “King Kong” effect. Those are the Friends of the River group and other organizations that have spent years advocating for the development of the river.
Not much is known about Gehry’s ideas, but here’s a link to the latest info from Curbed LA . . .