Getty Villa, J. Paul Getty Museum, Pacific Palisades, Los Angeles: the museum store with the cafe above
|Architect/Designer||Dennis L Kurutz Associates|
|Langdon Wilson Architects|
|Machado & Silvetti Associates|
|Credit||Danielle Tinero / RIBA Collections|
|Subject||Villas ; Cafeterias ; Concrete ; Art galleries ; Museums ; Terraces ; Canopies ; Shops ; Restoration|
NOTES: The original Villa was designed by Langdon Wilson Architects for the oil-magnate J. Paul Getty to house his private art collection adjacent to his home. This his second museum, a re-creation of the Villa of the Papyri at Herculaneum, opened as an art museum in 1974. The Villa was closed between 1997-2006 for restoration undertaken by Machado & Silvetti Associates with landscape architects Dennis L Kurutz Associates.
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