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Huge library rebuilt in the 1980s and '90s.
Huge library rebuilt in the 1980s and '90s. Almost always has a public exhibition going.
630 West 5th Street, Los Angeles, CA, United States
At 73 floors and 1,017 feet, it is said to be the tallest building between Chicago and Hong Kong
The Theater District along Broadway has been converted to discount jewelry, electronics and ethnic shops, but much of the architecture and the marquees remain
A tranquil hideaway tucked in the heart of the Jewelry District
The permanent collection is fairly interesting, but the changing exhibitions can be more hit or miss
Built in 1893, the Bradbury Building is one of Southern California's most remarkable architectural achievements
Gorgeous campus of FIDM and ongoing free exhibits make this a pleasant way to kill a couple of hours
Impressive hall architecture complete with tours most days
The Walt Disney Concert Hall is the home of the Los Angeles Philharmonic orchestra and the Los Angeles Master Chorale, presenting an excellent program of classical music, contemporary music, world music and jazz
History of music, with listening posts
A branch of MOCA tucked away in Little Tokyo