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Will 'Her' Change the Direction of LA Architecture?
The Huntington-USC Institute on California and the West - Los Angeles Public Library
Christopher Hawthorne, Alice Kimm, and Jon Christensen in conversation with David Ulin
For nearly 90 years, L.A.'s critics have zeroed in on the city's architecture as a way of labeling the city as shallow and without roots. But more to the point, L.A. architecture is an expression of the city's essential democratic impulse, which is a key to its personality, both literary and otherwise.