Architecture 2009: Christopher Hawthorne's Top 10
Not every year is a great one for individual buildings. But in Los Angeles, as in other still-developing or densifying cities, other kinds of design excellence are arguably more meaningful to the life and future of the metropolis. This list, then, includes a few terrific buildings, yes, but also an elevated park, a movie and a couple of museum installations. Here's a photo gallery of my top 10 of 2009.
-- Christopher Hawthorne