As Expected, Broad Picks Downtown LA for New Museum

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Los Angeles billionaire Eli Broad has been dangling the possibility that a new art museum to hold has massive collection might be constructed in Santa Monica, Beverly Hills or downtown LA.  Broad said he was postponing a final decision to make sure he got the deal he wanted. Today, the downtown LA site got final official approval and Broad said what's been reported for weeks. It'll be downtown and the architect has already drawn up the plans. Christopher Hawthorne is architectural critic for the LA Times.


Christopher Hawthorne - Chief Design Officer, Mayor's Office, City of Los Angeles; former architecture critic at the Los Angeles Times - @hawthorneLAT

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