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LAT discovers art tower Off-Ramp discovered months ago

I see LA Times architecture critic Christopher Hawthorne evaluates the Culver City art tower by Eric Owen Moss in today's paper.

The tower is a campanile — an unorthodox and modestly sized one, to be sure — for a new stage of urbanism in Southern California.

Interesting he chooses the word campanile, because Campanile restaurant owner and chef Mark Peel took Off-Ramp to the top of the tower four months ago because it's near his new restaurant The Point. Campanile is named for the tower in the Chaplin studio that houses the restaurant.

 Here's the video:

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