Chicago and Los Angeles 2014

CHICAGO

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The Jay Pritzker Pavilion by Frank Gehry, a Pritzker Prize-winning architect. No conflict of interest there.

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S.R. Crown Hall (the Architecture Department building) by Mies van der Rohe at the Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT).

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The McCormick Tribune Campus Center at IIT by Rem Koolhaas with Mies van der Rohe watching the comings and goings.

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Unity Temple by Frank Lloyd Wright in Oak Park.

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The Arthur Heurtley House by Frank Lloyd Wright in Oak Park. Beautiful brickwork.

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Frank Lloyd Wright’s house and office in Oak Park.

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Marina City by Bertrand Goldberg. Car parking at the bottom, apartments at the top.

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Crown Fountain by Jaume Plensa in Millennium Park.

LOS ANGELES

Research Frontiers

Derham at the Autry Center in Griffith Park.

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Hopalong Cassidy’s former headquarters at 8907 Wilshire Boulevard in Beverley Hills. It is now a medical centre. All that is left is Hoppy’s ghost.

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The Eames House by Charles and Ray Eames in Santa Monica.

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The Chemosphere or Marlin House by John Lautner in Torreyson Drive, off Mulholland Drive. The house was subsequently bought by Troy McClure of The Simpsons.

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The Getty Villa by Langdon, Wilson, Garrett and Neuerburg in Malibu.

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Revisited the Pavilion of Japanese Art by Bruce Goff at LACMA on Wilshire Boulevard.

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“Levitated Mass” by Michael Heizer at LACMA.

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Walt Disney’s barn in Griffith Park.

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Two rides at Walt Disney’s California Adventure in Anaheim.

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The abandoned Johnies Coffee Cafe and Restaurant in Wilshire Boulevard. It has appeared in a number of films, including The Big Lebowski.

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Revisited the Museum of Jurassic Technology in Culver City.

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