Chiat/Day Building, Venice Beach
by Globetrotter on 03 May 2008EN
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The Chiat/Day Building is home to "DDB" an advertising company - the huge binoculars are housing a conference room and were designed by Frank Gehry. The binoculars were created by Claes Oldenburg.
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