Tag Archives: John B. Parkinson

Restore, Don’t Redesign, Pershing Square

Blowhard, Esq.¬†writes: Today the L.A. City Council announced an international competition to redesign Pershing Square located in the heart of downtown. The existing design by AIA Gold Medal winner Ricardo Legorreta, which dates from 1994, has been widely hated for … Continue reading

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The L.A. Conservancy’s Art Deco Walking Tour

Blowhard, Esq.¬†writes: Recently, I attended a walking tour offered by the Los Angeles Conservancy, a charitable organization tasked with “preserving and revitalizing greater Los Angeles’ architectural heritage.” (Don’t laugh.) These tours are offered every weekend of such places as the … Continue reading

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