Tag Archives: Michael Govan

Inconvenient Truths at LACMA: Sweeping Debt, Dealmaking, and Dubious Design under the Red Carpet

Inconvenient Truths at LACMA: Sweeping Debt, Dealmaking, and Dubious Design under the Red Carpet by Joseph Giovannini  “…from the very beginning the ambitious project has been personality driven, based much more on Govan’s determination, enthusiasm, and charisma than on a compelling … Continue reading

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Govan Eyes Residential Area of Miracle Mile for Future LACMA Expansion

  “That’s the Only Way to Go…” Govan Eyes Residential Area of Miracle Mile For Future LACMA Expansion Overlay of latest Zumthor design of LACMA. Map courtesy of Google. The latest iteration of the Peter Zumthor design for a new … Continue reading

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How to Dress for the Oscars • Commentary by Greg Goldin

From the MMRA Newsletter, March 15, 2014: How to Dress for the Oscars by Greg Goldin One of the most pressing issues facing the Miracle Mile is the Academy’s plea to bend the City’s rules to permit its new museum … Continue reading

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2014 Annual Online Survey

[Miracle Mile Residential Association Newsletter, November 2014:] Miracle Mile Residential Association 2014 Annual Online Survey Click on map to enlarge. In November 2013, the MMRA launched its first online survey of Miracle Mile residents to gain a better understanding of … Continue reading

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LACMA’s Billion Dollar Debt

[Miracle Mile Residential Association Newsletter, November 2014;]  LACMA’s Billion Dollar Debt  (and Michael Govan’s Very Good Day) Commentary by Greg Goldin   Supervisor Ridley-Thomas: Is this Michael Govan Day in L.A. or what? We’re trying to figure that out. Did you know … Continue reading

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LACMA: The Sky’s the Limit • Commentary by Greg Goldin

[Courtesy of the Los Angeles Times.]   LACMA: The Sky’s the Limit Commentary by Greg Goldin [Editor’s note: Last month, LACMA Director Michael Govan announced a proposal to build what he hopes will be a Frank Gehry designed skyscraper on Wilshire, … Continue reading

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LACMA Wants to Bridge Wilshire

LACMA Wants to Bridge Wilshire with Revamped Museum Design   Swiss architect Peter Zumthor has revised his “ink blot” design for the Los Angeles County Museum of Art [LACMA]. The original design received a great deal of criticism for overshadowing the … Continue reading

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