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Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Timken Travel Day: Schindler House and Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels

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Experience Los Angeles’ modern architecture with Gensler’s art and cultural expert Steve Hoard. Our small group starts with a tour the Schindler House, the birthplace of Southern California modernism showing a radical integration of interior and exterior spaces. Dine at Los Angeles Arts District’s newest restaurant – Manuela. Go behind the scenes at the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels – a dynamic, contemporary Cathedral with virtually no right angles. You will not want to miss this experience so make your reservations today.

Trip's Itinerary
7:30 am:  Depart Lomas Santa Fe Plaza, enjoy breakfast from Einstein Bagels and a coffee stop at Starbucks
11:00 am:  Private tour Schindler House in West Hollywood
11:45 am:  Visit MAK Center Book Store
12:30 pm:  Hosted lunch at Manuela, the Arts District destination for southern styled cusine made with local ingredients
2:00 pm:  Private tour Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels
3:45 pm:  Depart for San Diego and return at 7:00 pm, relax with dinner from Galero Grill and wine on the ride home

Ticket includes:  Luxury transportation, private tours, full breakfast, coffee stop, lunch at Manuela, and dinner with wine.

Tickets:  $240 Timken member / $250 nonmember

How to purchase tickets
Purchase tickets online "Register Now"
Call 619.239.5548 ext 100
Mail a check payable to the Timken Museum of Art to 2550 Fifth Ave Ste 500, San Diego, CA 92103

Schindler House located in West Hollywood
The Schindler House incorporates both architectural and social theory. It unfolds formally, spatially and intellectually with coherence unparalleled in early modern architecture. Schindler called his special form of modern architecture “Space architecture,” which blurs the boundaries between indoors and out.

Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels

Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels in downtown Los Angeles
What historically took centuries to construct was accomplished in three years in the building of the 11-story Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels. Spanish architect, José Rafael Moneo wanted a public space and also a private place that gives people what they seek when they go to church. This geometry contributes to the Cathedral’s feeling of mystery and its aura of majesty.