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The Force is with L.A: Exposition Park Tapped for $1 Billion George Lucas Museum

Los Angeles prevailed over San Francisco and Chicago as the winner in the site selection competition for a $1 billion, 275,000-square-foot museum financed by filmmaker George Lucas. The board of .....»»

Category: smallbizSource: nytJan 11th, 2017

The Force Is With L.A: Exposition Park Tapped as Home to $1 Billion George Lucas Museum

Los Angeles has prevailed over San Francisco and Chicago as the site for a $1 billion, 275,000-square-foot museum financed by filmmaker George Lucas expected to create thousands of constructio.....»»

Category: dealsSource: nytJan 11th, 2017

George Lucas’ $1 billion museum will land in Los Angeles

Ultimately, the Force was with Los Angeles. George Lucas has decided to build his $1 billion Museum of Narrative Art in Exposition Park, not far from his alma mater, the University of Southern California. L.A. won the project over a rival proposal.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 10th, 2017

Chicago"s loss: George Lucas’ $1 billion museum will land in Los Angeles

Ultimately, the Force was with Los Angeles. George Lucas has decided to build his $1 billion Museum of Narrative Art in Exposition Park, not far from his alma mater, the University of Southern California. L.A. won the project over a rival proposal.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 10th, 2017

LA City Council oks plans for George Lucas museum

With the speed and force of a Jedi Starfighter, Los Angeles officials have cleared the way for "Star Wars" creator George Lucas to build a $1.5 billion Museum of Narrative Art just down the road from his alma mater......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJun 27th, 2017

$1B George Lucas Museum To Be Built In Exposition Park

Courtesy of Lucas Museum of Narrative Art LA beat out San Francisco for George Lucas' Museum of Narrative Art, which will be housed in Exposition Park. Expos.....»»

Category: smallbizSource: forbesJan 11th, 2017

George Lucas"s $1 Billion Museum of Narrative Art to be Built in Los Angeles

The museum's board has chosen Los Angeles over San Francisco after lengthy deliberations......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekJan 11th, 2017

George Lucas, "Star Wars" Creator, To Open $1 Billion Museum In Los Angeles

The opening is reportedly scheduled for 2020 on - when else? - Star Wars Day, May 4, as in "May the Fourth be with you." The opening is reportedly scheduled for 2020 on - when else? - Star Wars Day, May 4, as in "May the Fourth be with you.".....»»

Category: smallbizSource: forbesJan 11th, 2017

Los Angeles will be home to George Lucas' $1-billion museum - Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesLos Angeles will be home to George Lucas' $1-billion museumLos Angeles TimesGeorge Lucas' Museum of Narrative Art will be built in Los Angeles, .....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsJan 10th, 2017

L.A., San Francisco make final push to lure George Lucas museum

The two finalists in the competition to land George Lucas' Museum of Narrative Art — San Francisco and Los Angeles — will need to put together one last, best push for the $1 billion project in the next few weeks, according to The San Francisco Chronic.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 5th, 2016

Disney is making a killing on Star Wars

In the five years since Walt Disney Co. purchased Lucasfilm from founder George Lucas for $4.1 billion, the world’s la.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralDec 10th, 2017

When ‘Star Wars’ came to California: Documents reveal history behind original film

Director George Lucas filmed the 1977 blockbuster “Star Wars” in Africa and the United Kingdom, but to get one of the key shots in the film the production turned to Death Valley National Park in California. The reason? He needed to get an elephant......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 5th, 2017

George Lucas Chooses Los Angeles As Home For His Art Museum

The filmmaker's collection, which ranges from Norman Rockwell paintings to Hollywood props, is headed for a site near his alm.....»»

Category: topSource: nprJan 11th, 2017

S.F. loses bid for George Lucas’ museum to L.A.

After years of back and forth, San Francisco lost George Lucas’ $1 billion museum to Los Angeles. Last month, the two cities submitted a final offer to Lucas’ team for the filmmaker’s Museum of Narrative Art. San Francisco’s Board of Supervis.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 10th, 2017

S.F. loses bid for George Lucas’ museum to L.A.

After years of back and forth, San Francisco lost George Lucas’ $1 billion museum to Los Angeles. Last month, the two cities submitted a final offer to Lucas’ team for the filmmaker’s Museum of Narrative Art. San Francisco’s Board of Supervis.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 10th, 2017

Lucas museum begins final deliberations Tuesday on S.F. or L.A.

The board of George Lucas' proposed Museum of Narrative Art will begin final deliberations on Tuesday over whether or not to bring the project to Treasure Island — or go with a Los Angeles bid instead. San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee went to great le.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 10th, 2017

George Lucas museum cliffhanger: LA or San Francisco?

George Lucas is no stranger to epic struggles on the big screen, but he didn't expect one off-camera when it came to his art collection......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJan 3rd, 2017

PNB scam: Odisha to review Gitanjali group"s Rs 6-bn jewellery park project

The Odisha government will review the Gitanjali group's Rs 6.36 billion project to set up a gems, jewellery, lifestyle and luxury goods park in the state following involvement of the jewellery behemoth in the Rs 114 billion Punjab N.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standard15 hr. 23 min. ago

Delta adds a puzzling gift to employees, Atlanta flight museum

Delta Air Lines split $1.1 billion in profit-sharing with its workers from around the world for their performances last year. But the Atlanta-based airline also adopted another unusual way to honor its staff's hard workers and their 2017 performanc.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 15th, 2018

Tim Cook explains why you"re never going to visit the inside of Apple"s new $5 billion headquarters (AAPL)

Apple Apple just finished a $5 billion headquarters called Apple Park. Some say it's an architectural landmark. Non-Apple employees are not allowed in, though, and Apple's not likely to offer tours. It's beca.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderFeb 13th, 2018

Karachi murder raises red flag on China"s ambititious $50 billion projects

Pakistan responds by raising a 15,000-strong force to protect CPEC projects and Chinese working at the sites.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardFeb 13th, 2018