AD Classics: Getty Center / Richard Meier & Partners Architects

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The Getty Center occupies a narrow, hilly stretch high above the San Diego Freeway in Los Angeles . Jutting southward from the Santa Monica Mountains, the museum’s acropolis-like stature affords spectacular views over the city, the mountains and the ocean.

More on the Getty Center by Richard Meier & Partners Architects after the break.