• Eli Broad, billionaire entrepreneur who reshaped LA, dies

    14 days ago - By Chron

    LOS ANGELES - Eli Broad, the billionaire philanthropist, contemporary art collector and entrepreneur who co-founded homebuilding pioneer Kaufman and Broad Inc. and launched financial services giant SunAmerica Inc., died Friday in Los Angeles. He was 87.
    Suzi Emmerling, a spokeswoman for the Eli and Edythe Broad Foundation, confirmed his death to The New York Times. She told the newspaper that Broad died at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center after a long illness.
    It was Broad who provided much of the money and willpower used to reshape Los Angeles' once moribund downtown into a burgeoning area of...
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  • Billionaire Eli Broad, who reshaped Los Angeles' landscape, dead at 87

    Billionaire Eli Broad, who reshaped Los Angeles' landscape, dead at 87

    14 days ago - By Business Insider

    Summary List Placement Eli Broad, a philanthropist and self-made billionaire who used his fortune to reshape the culture of the city of Los Angeles, died Friday at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles at the age of 87.
    Broad built two Fortune 500 companies during his life and played a role in funding and shaping institutions like the Walt Disney Concert Hall and the Los Angeles Museum of Contemporary Art. The businessman went on to build his own museum in the heart of LA, a city he loved and helped make a cultural capital.
    A spokeswoman for the Eli and Edythe Broad Foundation told...
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  • Eli Broad, billionaire who helped shape the cultural life of L.A., dies at 87

    14 days ago - By Washington Post

    He became one of the country's most prominent philanthropists in the arts, sciences and education.
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  • Eli Broad, Who Helped Reshape Los Angeles, Dies at 87

    14 days ago - By NY Times

    The businessman, who made a fortune in home-building and insurance, spent lavishly to try to make the city a cultural capital.
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