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Freeways were originally conceived as part of a vision for a better tomorrow.

Freeways used to symbolize freedom. Not anymore.

Freeways were originally conceived as part of a vision for a better tomorrow.

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The American Institute of Architects caused a stir by giving no building its Twenty-five Year Award in 2018.

SOM’s glass cube courthouse wins a national award

The American Institute of Architects caused a stir by giving no building its Twenty-five Year Award in 2018.

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You may have seen LA photographer Catherine Opie’s photos of the LA freeways empty of cars, or of Elizabeth Taylor’s belongings, or of her own naked body, carved and tattooed.

Catherine Opie's "The Modernist" sets fire to iconic LA homes

You may have seen LA photographer Catherine Opie’s photos of the LA freeways empty of cars, or of Elizabeth Taylor’s belongings, or of her own naked body, carved and tattooed.

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