There’s at least one man in Los Angeles who doesn’t quite comprehend the whole “retirement” deal.
A big residential and commercial complex designed by Frank Gehry for the eastern end of the Sunset Strip got the final approval it needed Monday from the Los Angeles City Council.
Gehry and a developer partner have presented an unsolicited plan that would include a hotel, offices, condos, a park, and more.
Earlier this month, developer Townscape Partners and the architecture firm Gehry Partners presented an unsolicited plan to the Beverly Hills City Council to build a huge mixed-use campus that would include hip office space, a five-star hotel, retail, and a three-acre public park on about seven acres of land that is, for the most part, owned by the city (a small portion is privately held). The Beverly Hills Courier reports that the council is expected to approve an agreement at their meeting tonight that should help this unexpected and enormous project take a big step forward.
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