The Pantages Theatre Before the Pantages Theatre
I doubt anyone in the world hasn’t heard of the Pantages Theatre on Hollywood and Vine. But very few know there was once a much grander Pantages Theatre in downtown Los Angeles just off Broadway.
LA Tourist Attraction: Venice Beach and Pier
Venice Beach and its 1,310 foot pier is one of the more popular tourist destinations in Southern California and it was once an amusement pier on a much grander scale than it’s neighbor – the Santa Monica Pier – a couple miles to the north.