Frank Gehry…and the Los Angeles River?

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Architect Frank Gehry's buildings are stand-alone landmarks all over the world. Now Mayor Eric Garcetti has tapped him to for a master plan to restore the 51-mile long Los Angeles River, saying he's the right man to make the river "something special." Long-time Friends of the River are skeptical, but they concede that, "stranger things have happened."

Photo: Mayor Eric Garcetti kayaking on the Los Angeles River.