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dc.coverage.spatialSite: Los Angeles, California, United Statesen_US
dc.coverage.temporal1992-1994 (creation)en_US
dc.creatorOlin, Laurieen_US
dc.creatorLegorreta, Ricardo Vilchisen_US
dc.date1992-1994en_US
dc.date.accessioned2013-10-03T18:06:08Z
dc.date.available2013-10-03T18:06:08Z
dc.date.issued1992-1994en_US
dc.identifier237164en_US
dc.identifier.otherarchrefid: 2630en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1721.3/144899
dc.descriptionTen-story purple bell tower by Legorreta; Pershing Square is a public park in downtown Los Angeles. The park is exactly one square block in size, bounded by 5th Street to the north, 6th Street to the south, Hill Street to the east, and Olive Street to the west. It sits on top of a large underground parking garage. In 1992, the park was closed for a major $14.5 million redesign and renovation by architect Ricardo Legorreta of Mexico, and landscape architect Laurie Olin of the U.S. The new park opened in 1994 with a 10-story purple bell tower, fountains, numerous public artworks including a walkway representing an earthquake fault line designed and executed by artist Barbara McCarren, a concert stage, a seasonal ice rink, and small plazas with seating. It is now predominantly paved expanses, with small areas of trees in raised planters. Source: Wikipedia; http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Main_Page (accessed 7/19/2012)en_US
dc.format.mediumconcrete; pavers; plant materialen_US
dc.rights© Scott Gilchrist, Archivision, Inc.en_US
dc.subjectarchitectureen_US
dc.subjectcityscapeen_US
dc.subjectcontemporary (1960 to present)en_US
dc.subjectnonrepresentational arten_US
dc.subjectrecreation and gamesen_US
dc.subjectfestivalsen_US
dc.subjectparks (recreation areas)en_US
dc.subjectPerforming artsen_US
dc.subjectpublic arten_US
dc.subjectTwentieth centuryen_US
dc.titlePershing Squareen_US
dc.typeimageen_US
dc.rights.accessLicensed for educational and research use by the MIT community onlyen_US
dc.identifier.vendorcode1A2-US-LA-PS-A1en_US
vra.culturalContextAmericanen_US
vra.techniqueconstruction (assembling), gardeningen_US
vra.worktypesquare (open space)en_US
vra.worktypeparks (recreation areas)en_US
dc.contributor.displayLaurie Olin (American landscape architect, born 1938); Ricardo Vilchis Legorreta (Mexican architect, born 1931)en_US


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