George Lucas’ $1B Museum Coming To Los Angeles After All

George Lucas' $1B Museum Coming To Los Angeles After All Good morning. It’s Wednesday, Jan. 11, and here’s what’s happening across California: TOP STORIES. Force in L.A.. Score a big one for Los Angeles. George Lucas’ personal collection of fine and popular art, including ephemera related to his “Star Wars” …

Los Angeles Times

George Lucas’ $1 bln ‘Star Wars’ museum finds Los Angeles home

LOS ANGELES, Jan 10 (Reuters) – “Star Wars” filmmaker George Lucas has settled on Los Angeles for the home of his $1 billion storytelling museum, after pulling the project from Chicago last year. Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti said Tuesday that the

Business Insider

No Lucas museum for San Francisco — Los Angeles wins the prize

Despite strong lobbying by San Francisco leaders, billionaire filmmaker George Lucas has decided to build a museum to house his huge art collection in Los Angeles. The board of directors of the Lucas Museum of Narrative Art on Tuesday afternoon …

SFGate

George Lucas plans billion dollar Star Wars museum in LA

Los Angeles has won the battle against San Francisco to host Star Wars creator George Lucas’ Museum of Narrative Art. Lucas has been trying to build the museum for a decade, and will finance the expected $1bn (£0.8bn) worth of costs himself. The

Radio Times

Star Wars’ creator George Lucas to site new museum in Los Angeles

Star Wars’ creator George Lucas will build his Museum of Narrative Art in Los Angeles. The project’s organisers announced that after “extensive due diligence and deliberation” the city had been chosen over San Francisco. The museum will cost over $1bn …

BBC News

George Lucas Selects Los Angeles for Museum of Narrative Art

Los Angeles has won the battle to become home to filmmaker George Lucas’s $1 billion art museum. The Lucas Museum of Narrative Art will build its long-planned facility in South L.A.’s Exposition Park, the museum’s board said in a statement Tuesday, …

Los Angeles Business Journal

George Lucas Chooses Los Angeles for $1 Billion Museum

UPDATED: George Lucas has chosen Los Angeles as the future home of his Museum of Narrative Art, a decision that Mayor Eric Garcetti touted as a turning point for the city and the area around Exposition Park, where the new $1 billion project will make

Variety

George Lucas Is Opening a Billion-Dollar Museum in L.A., but It’ll House More Than Just Star Wars Memorabilia

George Lucas’ self-funded, $1 billion museum has finally settled on a home: Los Angeles. After years of searching for a location for the project, The Lucas Museum of Narrative Art finally announced Tuesday its intention to build a massive structure in

Slate Magazine (blog)

George Lucas Chooses Los Angeles As Home For His Art Museum

After years of planning, negotiations and speculation, filmmaker George Lucas has chosen Los Angeles to be the home for his museum honoring visual storytelling. It will display his personal collection of fine and popular art, including Norman Rockwell …

NPR

George Lucas’s $1 billion museum finally finds a home — and in our galaxy, too

When a strange complex rises over Los Angeles in the coming years, the silvery structure will be neither moon nor space station but a $1 billion museum devoted to storytelling art. In his dogged quest to construct the Lucas Museum of Narrative Art, it

Washington Post

Los Angeles Wins $1 Billion George Lucas Museum

The City of Los Angeles has won the $1 billon George Lucas museum over the filmmaker’s hometown of San Francicso. L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti confirmed the news Tuesday on his official website, saying the massive project will be housed in a complex in the …

TheWrap

It’s official! George Lucas’ museum is coming to Los Angeles

After initially flirting with Chicago and San Francisco as potential host cities, The Lucas Museum of Narrative Art is officially headed to Los Angeles. The announcement was made by the museum’s board of directors this week, and concludes a process

Yahoo News

George Lucas to Build $1B Art Museum in Los Angeles

Star Wars creator George Lucas has announced that he’s chosen Los Angeles to build his $1 billion museum. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the filmmaker selected L.A. over San Francisco as the home for the Lucas Museum of Narrative Art, which will …

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