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If you have driven by the intersection of Sunset and Western over the last few years you may have noticed a yellow-wrapped, half-finished big box.

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Almost every residential development in downtown aims to attract pet owners, and doggie businesses outnumber those aimed at children.

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If you’ve ever had to search for a place to rent, you know the phrase: “no pets allowed.”

LA County pushes for pet-friendly housing

If you’ve ever had to search for a place to rent, you know the phrase: “no pets allowed.”

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MOCA’s new director Klaus Biesenbach plans to restore “luminosity” -- and, maybe, water -- to the Grand Avenue building, designed by Pritzker Prize-winning Arata Isozaki.

New life for old buildings: MOCA, a Hollywood library, Target Husk

MOCA’s new director Klaus Biesenbach plans to restore “luminosity” -- and, maybe, water -- to the Grand Avenue building, designed by Pritzker Prize-winning Arata Isozaki.

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What’s it like to be a Target store that was never completed?

Meet Target Husk, the half-built big-box store with a mind of its own

What’s it like to be a Target store that was never completed?

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The Pritzker Prize for 2019 has been awarded to Arata Isozaki, the 87-year-old Japanese architect with a career ranging from brutalist libraries to an inflatable purple concert hall.

MOCA director to restore “luminosity” to Isozaki-designed museum

The Pritzker Prize for 2019 has been awarded to Arata Isozaki, the 87-year-old Japanese architect with a career ranging from brutalist libraries to an inflatable purple concert hall.

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The Pritzker Prize for 2019 has been awarded to Arata Isozaki, the 87-year-old Japanese architect with a career ranging from brutalist libraries to an inflatable purple concert hall.

Pritzker winner Arata Isozaki’s MOCA to be revamped, with water feature

The Pritzker Prize for 2019 has been awarded to Arata Isozaki, the 87-year-old Japanese architect with a career ranging from brutalist libraries to an inflatable purple concert hall.

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Your smartphone is addictive. Do you need to “Marie Kondo” your apps, put down the phone altogether, or use it as a “drug” dispensary?

Can you design your way out of smartphone addiction?

Your smartphone is addictive. Do you need to “Marie Kondo” your apps, put down the phone altogether, or use it as a “drug” dispensary?

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Some people are trying "digital minimalism” as a means to wean themselves off of smartphone addiction.

A new app delivers mood-boosting “digital drugs”

Some people are trying "digital minimalism” as a means to wean themselves off of smartphone addiction.

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The average American spends around three and a half hours on their phone.

Speakeasies where the prohibition is on phones

The average American spends around three and a half hours on their phone.

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Some people are trying to dial back on their phone habit by visiting private clubs with no-phone policies.

Purge your phone: the case for digital minimalism

Some people are trying to dial back on their phone habit by visiting private clubs with no-phone policies.

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Japanese architect Arata Isozaki has won the 2019 Pritzker Prize. That’s like the Nobel Prize for architects. Isozaki is 87 years old. His buildings are all over the world.

Architecture’s highest prize goes to the designer of LA’S MOCA Grand

Japanese architect Arata Isozaki has won the 2019 Pritzker Prize. That’s like the Nobel Prize for architects. Isozaki is 87 years old. His buildings are all over the world.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Growing up in the shadow of World War II, the Japanese architect became fascinated with how people rebuild. Now, after decades of restless reinvention, he has won architecture's highest honor.

Arata Isozaki, whose hybrid style forged 'new paths,' wins Pritzker Prize

Growing up in the shadow of World War II, the Japanese architect became fascinated with how people rebuild. Now, after decades of restless reinvention, he has won architecture's highest honor.

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In a bid to raise funds for mass transit improvement, LA’s Metro board will vote tomorrow to study a range of strategies that include congestion pricing and taxing ride-hailing…

Metro eyes fees on ride-hailing services

In a bid to raise funds for mass transit improvement, LA’s Metro board will vote tomorrow to study a range of strategies that include congestion pricing and taxing ride-hailing…

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Youth is an asset in many careers, but not in architecture.

Frank Gehry turns 90, and keeps on going

Youth is an asset in many careers, but not in architecture.

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LA traffic is getting worse. So what is it going to take to get you out of your car and onto a bus or train?

What will it take you to give up the car?

LA traffic is getting worse. So what is it going to take to get you out of your car and onto a bus or train?

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Angelenos hate traffic but aren't flocking to mass transit. Will congestion pricing and fees on ride-hailing services change their minds?

Frank Gehry turns 90, Metro considers congestion pricing

Angelenos hate traffic but aren't flocking to mass transit. Will congestion pricing and fees on ride-hailing services change their minds?

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High-speed rail is going off the tracks. Now state Republicans are floating the idea of an autobahn through the Central Valley.

Is California ready for an autobahn?

High-speed rail is going off the tracks. Now state Republicans are floating the idea of an autobahn through the Central Valley.

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Would Christian Bale be nominated for his portrayal of Dick Cheney without help from prosthetics? Will 3D printed crowns beat out bejeweled crowns?

The costume, hair and makeup artists that make Hollywood sparkle

Would Christian Bale be nominated for his portrayal of Dick Cheney without help from prosthetics? Will 3D printed crowns beat out bejeweled crowns?

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“One thing about gallery life in Los Angeles is frustrating for many people is that you can't get to all of the galleries in town in one day, really, because they're all over the city.

Frieze LA lands in the heart of Hollywood

“One thing about gallery life in Los Angeles is frustrating for many people is that you can't get to all of the galleries in town in one day, really, because they're all over the city.

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