Earlier this month, the Los Angeles City Council reapproved the empty Sunset Gordon tower, clearing the way for the 22-story apartment building to reopen three years after a lawsuit forced its tenants to vacate. Now, the so-called Target Husk, another symbol of the contentious battles waged over planning and development in Hollywood, appears to finally have a path forward.
Elon Musk claims to have built his tunnel – with his company’s own boring machine – for $10 million per mile. The tunnel has been panned by most transportation experts for providing no benefit to transportation and traffic reduction. It may just be a way for the elite to be exempted from traffic jams. Indeed, Musk’s own impatience with LA traffic was the germination of his project.
A Los Angeles City Council committee voted Tuesday to abandon a disputed bid to enshrine a former gas station on Silver Lake Boulevard as a historic monument after the building owner pledged to relocate the aging structure.
A new concrete apartment building planned for West Hollywood will remix the concrete and garden elements of 20th century brutalist architecture. However, these renderings in Architects Newspaper show a different result that what one thinks of as brutalism.