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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

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

Sharif El-Gamal files scaled-back plans for Islamic museum near World Trade Center

Developer Sharif El-Gamal has filed scaled-back plans for an Islamic cultural museum near the World Trade Center site. El-Gamal, who heads Soho Properties, is looking to build a two-story building at 51 Park Place. The 16,024 s/f communi.....»»

Category: realestateSource: realestateweeklyOct 18th, 2017

George Soros gives $18 billion to philanthropy

Famed billionaire investor George Soros' Open Society Foundation, which fights for liberal causes, became America's second biggest philanthropy following a big donation from its founder. Conway G. Gittens reports......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 18th, 2017

Sharif El-Gamal files scaled-back plans for Islamic Center near World Trade Center

Developer Sharif-El Gamal has filed scaled-back plans for an Islamic cultural museum near the World Trade Center site. Gamal, who heads Soho Properties, is looking to build a two-story building at 51 Park Place. The 16,024 s/f communit.....»»

Category: realestateSource: realestateweeklyOct 18th, 2017

‘Star Wars’-style hovercraft police are now a thing in this city!

‘Star Wars’-style police might have been a product of George Lucas’ imagination. But now, it's actually a reality, at least in Dubai. Susana Victoria Perez (@susana_vp) has more.       .....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayOct 18th, 2017

George Soros used $18 billion to create a massive charity

He donated it to the Open Society Foundations.         He donated it to the Open Society Foundations.        .....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayOct 18th, 2017

George Soros foundations now control $18 billion: reports

Investor George Soros has transferred about $18 billion, the majority of his estimated fortune, to his Open Society Foundations, making them the second largest philanthropic grant-making group in the United States, according to media reports on Tuesday......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsOct 18th, 2017