The Los Angeles Planning Commission on Thursday OK’d the development proposal for the Lucas Museum of Narrative Art, a San Diego TV station reported.
Now Los Angeles gets to revel in this addition to its cultural landscape, along with Fatburger and the Hollywood sign.
Beanie Baby founder Ty Warner just wrapped up a $120 million hotel renovation that’s allowed him to travel the world.
Friends of the Parks Executive Director Juanita Irizarry fired back Tuesday at Mayor Rahm Emanuel over who is to blame for losing the Lucas museum.
Since George Lucas declared the museum plan dead last week, Father Michael Pfleger has upped his attacks on Friends of the Parks.
“Friends of the Parks has been all over the place negotiating among themselves and I can’t make a deal” with a group at odds with itself, he said.
The Chicago Park District on Sunday called Friends of the Parks’ demands over the Lucas Museum “nothing short of extortion.”
In a stunning turnabout, the Friends of the Parks executive board has voted to restart negotiations to “move forward with the Lucas Museum.”
Mayor Rahm Emanuel hopes to persuade Friends of the Parks to drop its Lucas Museum lawsuit by finishing the “Last Four Miles” of lakefront trails.
While Vincent Smith and I are not entirely of one mind on the Lucas Museum, we agree on the most important point: “It needs to be in Chicago.”