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June 12, 1998 | DIANE HAITHMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Downtown's Walt Disney Concert Hall, new home for the Los Angeles Philharmonic, will most likely open its doors in October 2002, rather than fall 2001 as earlier projected, according to the project's new construction chief.
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February 12, 1998 | DIANE HAITHMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
As the latest evidence that the long-troubled Walt Disney Concert Hall project is troubled no longer, even its ever-cautious architect, Frank O. Gehry, willingly discussed tentative plans for additions to his design for the new home of the Los Angeles Philharmonic. In an interview Wednesday, he also praised the selection of a new construction chief for the project, Jack Burnell, who most recently was a principal with the Chicago-based architecture firm Perkins & Will.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 26, 1997 | LARRY GORDON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Prominent names in architecture, real estate and religion gathered in downtown Los Angeles on Saturday to ponder this question: How can Grand Avenue live up to its name? Such important new landmarks as the Disney Concert Hall and the Roman Catholic cathedral are planned to be built on Bunker Hill along Grand Avenue over the next few years.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 6, 1997 | DIANE HAITHMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Once a quiet presence in the background, Diane Disney Miller, daughter of Walt Disney, is expected to move to the helm of the downtown Walt Disney Concert Hall project. The project's leadership not only plans to accept her offer to use family money to protect the interests of the hall's architect, Frank O. Gehry, but also is naming her co-chair of a new project oversight board, The Times has learned. A formal announcement is expected today, according to a spokesman for the project.
NEWS
July 31, 1997 | DIANE HAITHMAN and NICOLAI OUROUSSOFF, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
For the first time in the troubled history of the proposed Walt Disney Concert Hall, the Disney family is stepping forward to take control of how the family's money should be spent. The move proposes a solution to a dispute over who should complete the building's design. The dispute broke out in late May between Frank O. Gehry, the project's architect, and its lead fund-raisers, Mayor Richard Riordan and businessman Eli Broad.
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June 24, 1997 | NICOLAI OUROUSSOFF, TIMES ARCHITECTURE CRITIC
Will Frank Gehry get to finish Disney Hall? That is the question that has tormented the city's cultural elite since the much-admired architect threatened to resign from the downtown concert hall project, convinced that overzealous deal-makers would not allow him to adequately complete his vision. Disney Hall officials claim that they would never do anything to jeopardize the design. They insist that they want to keep the designer involved in the process--one way or another.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 6, 1997
Architect Frank O. Gehry and leaders behind Walt Disney Concert Hall--planned new home at the Music Center for the Los Angeles Philharmonic--met for 2 1/2 hours Thursday to discuss whether Gehry will continue to be involved with the project. There was no resolution but some progress, according to sources close to the project.
NEWS
June 5, 1997 | DIANE HAITHMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The worlds of art and money often collide explosively--and in no discipline do they do so with more public impact than in the world of architecture, where form, function and funding struggle to co-exist. Los Angeles architects say the battle remains fierce and ongoing. And downtown's Walt Disney Concert Hall, the planned new home of the Los Angeles Philharmonic, has become that battle's most visible example--as its design architect, Frank O.
NEWS
June 3, 1997 | DIANE HAITHMAN and LARRY GORDON, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
In the midst of a fund-raising boom that has breathed new life into downtown's Walt Disney Concert Hall project, conflict has arisen between fund-raising leaders of the proposed home for the Los Angeles Philharmonic and its architect, Frank O. Gehry, over how the design and construction of the building should proceed.
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April 11, 1997 | NICOLAI OUROUSSOFF, TIMES ARCHITECTURE CRITIC
Slouched in a squat cardboard armchair in his Santa Monica office, Frank Gehry is peering into his own future. Across the room, a colleague tapes sheet after sheet of gold paper onto an enormous, unwieldly model as the 68-year-old architect ponders his work. For Gehry, it is a familiar process. Despite the intrusion of ever-more sophisticated computer software, Gehry still shapes things with his hands. But if his methods are fixed, the work is not.
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