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Video: Wilshire Grand Light Show on Opening Night

June 30, 2017 Downtown Los Angeles, Video

For the last five years, I have spent a good amount of time documenting Wilshire Grand's construction. After all the glass was installed and the crane came down, I was a little underwhelmed. Don't get me wrong - I'm as…

Featured at The Getty: Berlin/Los Angeles: Space For Music

April 28, 2017 Publication
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The Getty Hunter Kerhart

Space For Music: A Celebration Of Two Iconic Buildings This year marks the 50th anniversary of the sister-city partnership between Los Angeles and Berlin. The Getty Research Institute is celebrating the relationship with an exhibition titled Berlin/Los Angeles: Space For Music.…

Los Angeles Development & Construction Update | February 2017

March 1, 2017 Development
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Here's What Happened During Last Month's Development & Construction  The six-story development at Olympic & Olive is just about complete. Much like the G12 complex down the block, this mixed-use apartment complex went with a grey and yellow color-scheme. It…

Los Angeles Development & Construction Update | January 2017

February 1, 2017 Development
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Here's What Happened During Last Month's Development & Construction  Metropolis is very close to opening their first phase. The courtyard is still a few months away from completion, but the LED screen already appears fully operational. Hotel Indigo will reportedly…

Published: Parker Center in Preservation Magazine

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This month, one of my photos of Parker Center was featured in the Winter 2017 edition of Preservation Magazine. The magazine is published by the National Trust for Historic Preservation, which is a nonprofit organization focused on saving and preserving…

Los Angeles Development & Construction Update | December 2016

January 2, 2015 Development
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Here's What Happened During Last Month's Development & Construction  The Park Fifth site is deep in the trenches.  The entire lot at 5th between Olive and Hill Streets has become a pretty sizable hole. Out with the old and in…

Los Angeles Development & Construction Update | November 2016

December 1, 2016 Development
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Here's What Happened During Last Month's Development & Construction  Compared to when we last saw it, The Commercial Exchange Building is looking nice and clean. Thanks to Sydell Group, this once-vacant historic building will soon be a Freehand Hotel. The…

Featured: concepts by Hochtief

November 22, 2016 Publication
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Extreme Heights. . . By West Coast Standards For the last three years, I've been documenting LA's newest icon: the Wilshire Grand Center. When compared to other skyscrapers emerging around the globe, Wilshire Grand falls short. Literally. At less than…