Other stories by Christopher%20Hawthorne

  • The Getty's Ambitious New Show Explores L.A. Modernism

    Pacific Standard Time attempts to unravel the complicated architectural legacy of Los Angeles. Is the city of eternal youth finally embracing its past?

  • Christopher Hawthorne on Lambert, Mies, Seagram, and the Art of Patronage

    Phyllis Lambert's new book, "Building Seagram," reveals the importance of the architect-client relationship.

  • A Vision Deferred

    When an architect dies, it takes special circumstances for the projects left on the drafting board to be realized. But as Louis Kahn’s FDR memorial shows, writes Christopher Hawthorne, the results can be well worth the wait.

  • Johnston Marklee is Having a Breakout Year

    Christopher Hawthorne explores this Los Angeles firm's rise and its ambivalent relationship with the City of Angels.

  • 17 Days Later

    London officials are leveraging their infrastructure spending on the so-called Neo-Austerity Olympics to help revitalize one of the city’s poorest neighborhoods. Critic Christopher Hawthorne weighs their chances for success, and at what cost.