Why did a shopping center and a factory make the cut of a top ten list of game-changing American buildings? How come San Francisco's Ghiradelli Square almost bumped the Walt Disney Concert Hall? Dan Protess and Geoffrey Baer tell us about ten buildings that changed America. In our coverage of Los Angeles designers in LA, Brendan Ravenhill talks to Alissa Walker about working with veteran manufacturers to make new products. Lynell George narrates another iconic Wilshire Boulevard story in which glittering storefronts deliver less than they promise.
Banner image: Ford manufacturing plant in Highland Park, California