Monday, May 09, 2005

saving sci-arc -- op-ed by mayne

recent pritzker prize winner thom mayne writes an impassioned editorial in today's latimes to support sci-arc's bid to buy its parcel of land and remain in downtown. it seems sci-arc may be another victim to rising land prices and gentrification downtown:

As it is, however, SCI-Arc may become a victim of its own success. If city officials back away from their commitment to the school, it probably will be forced to leave downtown, largely because of the rising land values it helped to foster.


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