The Broad, LA's Latest Museum, Remakes City's Art SceneWhen he arrived in Los Angeles more than 50 years ago, Eli Broad once said, he found himself in a city without a cultural center. So the billionaire arts patron decided to build one.
Lawmakers Approve $125M In Funding For LACMA's New BuildingThe L.A. County Board of Supervisors Wednesday approved $125 million toward the project. It's part of a major push to revitalize what Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky calls the "living room of Los Angeles."
Billionaire Unveils Design Of Downtown LA MuseumBillionaire Eli Broad's planned downtown contemporary art museum, which will showcase his 2,000-piece collection that includes works by Salvador Dali and Joan Miro, is a three-story, $130 million honeycomb structure that will be known simply as Broad.