September 1, 2007 |
Architect Frank Gehry's trademark metal-clad forms are coming to a $2-billion residential and entertainment complex in Lehi, Utah, which is about 30 miles south of Salt Lake City and has a population of about 36,000. City officials this week approved plans by Brandt Andersen, owner of the Utah Flash basketball team, to build an 85-acre, Gehry-designed development that includes an amphitheater, hotel, shopping center, restaurants, residences and man-made lakes.
June 12, 2007 |
SINCE Frank Gehry was hired nearly two years ago to design a massive mixed-use project along Grand Avenue, he has clashed repeatedly and sometimes bitterly with the developer, New York's Related Cos. Barring some sudden rapprochement, it now seems unlikely that Gehry will return for the planned second and third phases of the project. But the plan, which the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors will consider this morning, has turned a significant corner in recent weeks.
June 7, 2007 |
Architect Frank Gehry, renowned for his daring and whimsical urban designs, will create his first playground -- at the historic Battery public park in Lower Manhattan. The playground will be part of a larger redevelopment of Manhattan's southernmost tip, best known to tourists as the disembarkation point for ferries to the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island. Gehry's playground design, which is expected to be unveiled later this year, will cost about $4 million.
April 25, 2007 |
Motorcycles and sailboats helped Frank Gehry finally get a building here. The cycles came into play when veteran chief executive Barry Diller, now head of IAC/InterActiveCorp, joined an outing of the celebrity Guggenheim Motorcycle Club in Bilbao, Spain, the home, of course, to one of Gehry's best-known structures, the Guggenheim Museum.
February 19, 2007 |
Celebrated Los Angeles architect Frank Gehry will begin a two-phase design project for the Pasadena Playhouse that will include a new 300- to 400-seat theater to expand the Playhouse campus, as well as redesigning the interior of the Playhouse's existing balcony performance space, the Carrie Hamilton Theatre.
October 19, 2006 |
LOS ANGELES architect Frank O. Gehry has been named to oversee a 10-year plan for a major expansion of the Philadelphia Museum of Art. The plan calls for Gehry, best known for the visual impact of his signature metallic curves in such projects as downtown's Walt Disney Concert Hall and the Guggenheim Bilbao in Spain, to create new space without disturbing the landmark neoclassical exterior of the 1928 museum.