Today is opening day for most of major league baseball, a sport that's imbued with tradition. But this game outfitted with old-timey pinstripes and vintage Cracker Jack packaging is enjoyed in mostly contemporary spaces: 23 out of 30 teams play in stadiums that were built after 1990.
Many of us non-Angelenos think of L.A. as a fairly flat place, but it's taken serious manpower to build this sprawling city on such rugged terrain. Among the more Sisyphean projects was the construction of Dodger Stadium—which, as Southland shows us today, required 19 earthmovers to excavate eight million cubic yards…
It would appear that, as a country, we're experiencing some serious regret (or relief?) in examining plans for our cities that never came to fruition. San Francisco looked at its Unbuilt SF, a similar show opened in Washington D.C.last year, and out here in L.A.—the land of broken promises and shattered dreams—there's