I came across this very early postcard recently, although I can’t currently remember where:
I’m sure you all can instantly see the thing that didn’t happen:
It’s probably just as well. It’s bit much.
Melissa: Do you know if the old story is true, that the USC library was orginally designed by Ralph Adams Cram for Rice, but he sold the plans to USC because Rice didn’t have the funds?
The Downey Library at USC, by Ralph Adams Cram
See, for example http://www.trekearth.com/gallery/North_America/United_States/West/California/Los_Angeles/photo789014.htm
Just put a dome on Fondren. Done.
What needs a dome is the opera house (desperately)
Boy, that really would help.
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