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Facebook Basically Hired Frank Gehry to Build Zuck a Hobbit Hole in Palo Alto

Basically. (Photo: Wikimedia Commons)

Facebook wants to expand its West Coast footprint, with a spacious new facility–designed by no less than starchitect Frank Gehry himself–just across the expressway from its current HQ. So earlier this week, the San Jose Mercury News reports, the company laid out its plans for the Palo Alto city council’s approval.

Before they could get the thumbs up, Facebook had to reassure the city fathers that they didn’t want to erect some shiny architectural marvel that’d loom futuristically over the Silicon Valley skyline. Mr. Gehry’s creative partner, Craig Webb, told them that Zuck himself requested a “low-key” design: Read More