The Urban Land Institute's local council has created the Los Angeles Real Creativity awards and will hand out the first four at a dinner on Saturday in the lobby of 5900 Wilshire. Frank Gehry and Frances Anderton, host of Design and Architecture on KCRW, will be among the presenters. Here are the finalists.
L.A. Real Creativity awards
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