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The Hollywood Bowl was originally a natural amphitheater. The first person to be employed to design a shell for the stage in order to help broadcast the sound was Lloyd Wright, son of Frank Lloyd Wright. In 1931 Lloyd Wright’s wooden shell was replaced with a concrete one designed by Allied Architects of Los Angeles. That shell was in turn replaced by one designed by Frank Gehry in 1982. The fifth and latest dome (2004) is the design of Hodgetts + Fung Design Associates.