“This is a city that hides from the sun, from the systems of transportation and communication that keep it going, and from the baggage it brought along across the ocean and over the mountains. Such is also the local architectural tradition, the strange hybrid mesas of Wright and the centrifugal, dense corners of Schindler, the blobs of the shopping centers, the snakes and fish of Frank Gehry. “
-Aaron Betsky; Fragments, Out There
LA Forum Newsletter, December 1989
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