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Hammer Museum

Conversation with Nicholas Olsberg, Living with the Land: Park Planned Communities and the Horizontal City

Tuesday, June 11, 2013

7:30pm

Hammer Museum

10899 Wilshire Blvd.

Los Angeles, CA 90024

(310) 443-7000

This talk examines America’s many variations on the idea of the garden city and the suburb, including Frank Lloyd Wright’s Broadacre City, Cloverleaf, and cooperative “Usonias.”  Regionally, we’ll look at Robert Alexander’s Baldwin Hills Village, Jones’s work at Crestwood Heights, Whitney Smith’s Blue Ribbon Tract, Gregory Ain and Garrett Eckbo’s Park Planned Community, and John Lautner’s unbuilt Alto Capistrano.

Free and open to the public.