Thursday, May 31, 2018
Wednesday, May 16, 2018
The Hollywood and Highland Shopping Center (mall) with its design inspired by the Gates of Babylon set from D.W. Griffith's 1916 film "Intolerance." Built in 2001, the elephants, pillars and archway - towering minimally some three stories high - are identical in scale to the sets of the original classic silent film.
|The "Intolerance" Babylon set. Built in the Silverlake area of Los Angeles (today, the site of the Vista Theater).|
Saturday, May 12, 2018
The Four Ladies of Hollywood statues creating the Hollywood Gateway on the corner of Hollywood Blvd. and La Brea. A stainless steel gazebo structure was created by Catherine Hardwicke, and unveiled in 1993. Atop the structure of these female forms reminiscent of the Academy Award Oscar, is a weathervane Marilyn Monroe.
|Anna May Wong|
|Dolores Del Rio|
Monday, April 16, 2018
Tuesday, November 28, 2017
On October 20, 2017, various buildings and fountains throughout Los Angeles were bathed in blue light in honor of the Los Angeles Dodgers being in the World Series (first time since 1988).
The Dodger ultimately lost to the Houston Astros, but for a time the City of Angels was feeling Blue
|Los Angeles City Hall|
Sunday, October 8, 2017
Thursday, August 31, 2017
West Hollywood interactive art installation titled "Kalidoscope" by Daveed Kapoor & Rob Barry is composed of color mirrored acrylic squares. It's one of a series of micro-parks throughout the city
|An enormous "Rosemary's Baby"-inspired banner poster for the film "Mother!" overlooks Wilshire Blvd|