If you have been to City Hall, you have undoubtedly noticed the Triforium across the street in Fletcher Bowron Square. The Triforium Sculpture is a six-story, 60-ton public artwork by Joseph Young.
The Tower Theatre is one of the many historic theatres in the Downtown Broadway Theatre District. It has also been the Newsreel Theatre and the Music Hall Downtown.
The Globe Theatre is the oldest functioning theatre in the Broadway Theater District. Since its opening in 1913 it has hosted top celebrities such as Marilyn Monroe, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt and Charlie Chaplin.
The word cafeteria creates images in our minds of the lunch line back in school and similar cafeterias where once you waited through the serving line, you ate in the most boring of environments.
I’m sure I’m not the only one that has walked by the statues at the northeast entrance to MacArthur Park near downtown Los Angeles and wondered what they represent.
One of the best places to get a stunning view of downtown Los Angeles is from Vista Hermosa Park. This shot of the bench overlooking downtown LA is one of the most iconic views the city.
Not all of the grand old theatre palaces in the Los Angeles Downtown Theatre District are on Broadway. One such example is the Mayan Theatre which is located a block west at 1038 South Hill Street, just south of Olympic.
Los Angeles has more than its share of historic buildings and places. Of them, Angel’s Flight in Downtown LA is probably the most beloved piece of our heritage by both tourists and locals.
Pershing Square is a public park in downtown Los Angeles, California, covering the block bounded by 5th Street to the north, 6th Street to the south, Hill Street to the east, and Olive Street to the west.
One of the historic gems on the Broadway Theatre District is the Million Dollar Theatre. Built in 1918, it’s finely detailed architecture dates back to the period when Los Angeles was just beginning its explosive growth as the center of the film industry.