Must-see attractions in Los Angeles

  • Broad Art Center

    Designed by Richard Meier, the Broad Art Center houses the UCLA visual-arts programs and an MFA student gallery.

  • Fisherman’s Village

    Most boats, including party fishing boats and winter whale-watching boats, leave from this kitschy strip of candy-colored cottages filled with tacky gift…

  • Dunbar Hotel

    The Dunbar was a luxury hotel built in 1928 in this predominantly African-American neighborhood, at a time when segregation barred African-Americans from…

  • Ports O’Call Village

    Shrieking gulls and excited children animate this aging shopping district filled with trinket stores (which you can safely skip) en route to copious meals…

  • Rialto Theatre

    The theater where Mia and Seb went to the movies in La La Land has been closed since 2007 (talk about movie magic!), but locals remain nostalgic for this…

  • Janes House

    The last remaining Victorian home on Hollywood Blvd, built in 1903, and the former site of Miss Janes’ School, which was attended by the children of old…

  • Leimert Park Plaza

    This park sits at the southern end of Leimert Park, though its appeal is diminished by the constant swirl of traffic on busy Crenshaw Blvd to the west.

  • Pasadena City Hall

    Pasadena's 1927 city hall is on the National Register of Historic Places and a prime example of California Mediterranean-style architecture.

  • Green Hills Memorial Park

    Among the 'residents' of this cemetery is Charles Bukowski, buried in plot number 875 of the Ocean View section.

  • Academy Museum

    The future home of the museum of the Oscars is scheduled to open in late 2019.

  • Veterans Park

    Come here for the weekly farmers market, Thursdays 8am to 1pm.