The question is whether Gehry and the other mega projects can, starting from scratch, capture the magic Downtown is already generating. Will they selfishly corral pedestrians? Will they be bunkers and monoliths? Will L.A. commit the same old errors?
I made a speech in Boston yesterday and am in a state of shock. You see, I lived in the Boston area most of my grown up life. But yesterday, driving in from the airport I thought "Wait a Minute! Where am I? What's happened to my town!"