OK, maybe Caltrans didn’t earn their new $150-million digs based on performance, but that doesn’t change the fact that this floating...
Los Angeles Times
News junkies can get their fix on a free tour of the Los Angeles Times building. Explore either the print works or the editorial...
Old Plaza Firehouse
The city’s oldest fire station (1884) is now a one-room museum filled with dusty old fire-fighting equipment and photographs.
East West Players
Founded in 1965, this pioneering Asian-American ensemble seeks to build a bridge between Eastern and Western theatrical styles. Its...
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City Hall information
Until 1966 no LA building stood taller than the 1928 City Hall, which appeared in the Superman TV series and 1953 sci-fi thriller War of the Worlds . On clear days you’ll have views of the city, the mountains and several decades of Downtown growth from the observation deck.
Also check out the grand domed rotunda on the third level with a marble floor as intricate as those found in Italian cathedrals. Free 30- to 40-minute guided tours are available from 9am to noon on weekdays, but reservations must be made at least seven days in advance. The public entrance is on Main St.