For all the grand architectural projects in Los Angeles – think the Disney Concert Hall or the Getty Museum – there are dozens of ideas that never come to fruition. Plans fell by the wayside for political or economic reasons that could have totally changed the Los Angeles landscape.

Landscape architects Olmsted and Bartholomew’s plans for “Parks, Playgrounds and Beaches” throughout the region; Frank Lloyd Wright’s son’s planned design of the L.A. Civic Center; even a freeway that would have jetted over the Pacific Ocean.

neverbuiltLA

 

Sam Lubell and Greg Goldin have been collecting these stories and have built a show around it called “Never Built LA.”

It opens July 27th at the A&D Museum in mid-Wilshire. They joined KCRW’s Steve Chiotakis in the studio.

Listen to Matt Holzman’s feature: Never Built: A modernist masterpiece in Chavez Ravine?

KCRW Radio App TuneIn Stitcher SoundCloud iTunes
Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...
  • Jay Cituiro

    don't forget to talk about the EXPO line when you talk about Olmstead's plan. Its underlying aesthetics are based on it

  • http://www.hiphoptrade.com hip clothing

    EXPO design

  • http://www.tittlefinancial.com Patrick

    glad we found your site

  • http://fashiontrendz.us/ Mens Clothing

    thanks for the good info

  • http://www.sandiegohoteldeals.org/privacy-policy Joseph Salvey

    I’m extremely inspired with your writing abilities as smartly as with the structure for your weblog. Is that this a paid subject matter or did you modify it yourself? Anyway keep up the nice high quality writing, it is rare to peer a nice weblog like this one today..|

  • opaler

    I've seen some mind-bending building designs by Frank Lloyd Wright’s son and I was left speechless. I'm a big fan of architecture and design, I have a huge collection of architectural posters from Teleky.com and I think this exhibition is the best opportunity forme to meet like-minded people.

  • Cathy

    I am deeply impressed with the local landscape architects at San Diego, as they have provided a unique look to the exteriors of my hotel, which has helped attracting the attention of my customers to the beautiful lawn and garden areas, and many of them like to visit my hotel repeatedly.

  • What about SDHW

    Read reviews obout this product on sites other then amazon, all were fairly reliable, so decided to purchase this product threw amazon, which offerd an acceptable price under $50.00 with super saver shipping. Needed a way to soak bottom. use this link

  • What about SDHW

    My recommendation, if you have this printer, is to research all the tricks to fool the printer into using the toner that is left in the cartridge, and to have an extra brand new cartridge waiting for the “emergency” when it quits using what’s left. anonymous

BROUGHT TO YOU BY