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The Louvre Museum at night
Keith Chaffee, August 10, 2020

On August 10, 1793, the Louvre Museum opened in Paris. The Louvre is the world’s largest art museum, and its most visited; more than 9.5 million people viewed its collections in 2019.


4 childrens book covers
Caitlin Quinn, December 10, 2019

“The great thing about architecture is that it’s everywhere,” my father would assert with enthusiasm. He, himself, was a Los Angeles-based architect and it felt nothing short of magical to see his hand-drawn sketches transform over time into three-dimensional spaces.


photo of Wilshire Boulevard looking towards Bullock's Wilshire
Nicholas Beyelia, September 24, 2019

In a city where no structure is guaranteed permanence, the iconic Bullocks Wilshire building turns an astounding 90 years old this week.


stylized view of the parking structure on first and olive
Kelly Wallace, January 23, 2019

Have you been by the corner of First Street and Olive recently? Remember that ugly structure where you parked when you had jury duty? Familiarly referred to as the Erector Set or Tinker Toy garage, the infamous parking structure is no longer there.


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