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For Nearly 30 Years, This Koreatown KFC Has Been a Misunderstood L.A. Landmark

Is it a bucket or a chicken—or neither? Its architect explains

A Look Back at When Olympic Auditorium Was a Boxing, Wrestling, and Roller Derby Mecca

Celebrating the history of the glorious building at 18th and Grand

Starchitect Spotlight: Thom Mayne

We're mapping the work of the masterminds who have shaped the L.A. cityscape. First up, the "bad boy" of American architecture

A Shot In The Dark: The Unknown Story Behind L.A.’s Most Celebrated Photograph

Architect Pierre Koenig’s Case Study House No. 22 was unlike anything ever constructed

Judging the Parking Podiums of DTLA’s Newest High-Rises

Elevated garages don't have to be hideous

Santa Monica’s Penguin Coffee Shop Is Being Restored

The 1959 Googie style restaurant will become a Mel's Drive-In

Here’s How You Turn Shipping Containers Into Housing for the Homeless

Is “cargotecture” the answer to our affordable housing woes?

Should We Replace Homeless Shelters With Tiny Houses?

These local design students are trying to make it happen