Los Angeles Civic Center Area Photos

Downtown LA north of 7th Street comprises City Hall, Olvera Street, arts centers & modern highrises.

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Skyline of downtown from hills above Hollywood with round Capitol Records building in foreground. Los Angeles, CA.Skyline of central Los Angeles against San Gabriel Mountains from Rancho Palos Verdes. Los Angeles, CA.Skyline of downtown Los Angeles. Los Angeles, CA.U.S. Bank + Deloitte & Touche buildings in downtown Los Angeles. Los Angeles, CA.
Skyline of downtown from hills above Hollywood with round Capitol Records building in foreground. Los Angeles, CA.Skyline of central Los Angeles against San Gabriel Mountains from Rancho Palos Verdes. Los Angeles, CA. Skyline of downtown Los Angeles. Los Angeles, CA.U.S. Bank + Deloitte & Touche buildings in downtown Los Angeles. Los Angeles, CA.
City National Tower by AC Martin; Figueroa at Wilshire building ; & 1100 Wilshire by AC Martin. Los Angeles, CA.Los Angeles City Hall. Los Angeles, CA.Detail of top of Los Angeles City Hall. Los Angeles, CA.Los Angeles City Hall from distance. Los Angeles, CA.
City National Tower (1972) (555 S. Figueroa St.) by AC Martin; Figueroa at Wilshire building (1990) (601 S. Figueroa St.); & 1100 Wilshire (1987) by AC Martin. Los Angeles, CA.Los Angeles City Hall (1926-28) (South Spring at West Temple Streets, southeast corner). Los Angeles, CA. Style: Art Deco. Architect: John C. Austin, John Parkinson, Donald B. Parkinson, Albert C. Martin.Detail of top of Los Angeles City Hall. Los Angeles, CA.Los Angeles City Hall from distance. Los Angeles, CA.
Los Angeles City Hall. Los Angeles, CA.Los Angeles City Hall & City Hall East. Los Angeles, CA.Federal Building & Post Office now US Federal Courthouse. Los Angeles, CA.Hall of Justice Building. Los Angeles, CA.
Los Angeles City Hall (1926-28). Los Angeles, CA. Architect: John C. Austin, John Parkinson, Donald B. Parkinson, Albert C. Martin.Los Angeles City Hall & City Hall East (16 floors). Los Angeles, CA.Federal Building & Post Office now US Federal Courthouse (1938-40) (South Spring at West Temple Streets, northeast corner). Los Angeles, CA. Style: Moderne. Architect: Louis A. Simon, Gilbert Stanley Underwood.Hall of Justice Building (1925) (South Broadway at West Temple Streets, northeast corner). Los Angeles, CA. Style: Italian. Architect: Allied Architects.
US Federal Courthouse & Hall of Justice Building in downtown Los Angeles. Los Angeles, CA.Roybal Federal Building. Los Angeles, CA.The Geffen Contemporary Art Gallery branch of MOCA beside Japanese American National Museum with Roybal Federal Building beyond. Los Angeles, CA.Main St. facade details of Caltrans District 7 Headquarters. Los Angeles, CA.
US Federal Courthouse & Hall of Justice Building in downtown Los Angeles. Los Angeles, CA.Roybal Federal Building (1991) (22 floors) (255 East Temple St.). Los Angeles, CA. Architect: Welton Becket & Assoc..The Geffen Contemporary Art Gallery branch of MOCA beside Japanese American National Museum with Roybal Federal Building beyond. Los Angeles, CA.Main St. facade details of Caltrans District 7 Headquarters. Los Angeles, CA.
Facade details of Caltrans District 7 Headquarters. Los Angeles, CA.Caltrans District 7 Headquarters. Los Angeles, CA.Overhang of Caltrans District 7 Headquarters. Los Angeles, CA.Times-Mirror Building. Los Angeles, CA.
Facade details of Caltrans District 7 Headquarters. Los Angeles, CA.Caltrans District 7 Headquarters (2004) (13 floors) (100 South Main St.). Los Angeles, CA. Architect: Gruen Assoc. + Morphosis Architects.Overhang of Caltrans District 7 Headquarters. Los Angeles, CA.Times-Mirror Building (1931-5) (South Spring at West 1st Streets, southwest corner). Los Angeles, CA. Style: PWA Moderne. Architect: Gordon B. Kaufmann.
Times-Mirror Building detail of carved eagle to equal rights & true industrial freedom. Los Angeles, CA.Times-Mirror Building detail of clock & moderne carvings. Los Angeles, CA.Times-Mirror Building detail of knight slaying dragon carved by Gage. Los Angeles, CA.Times-Mirror Building detail of printer holding the torch of truth as carved by Gage. Los Angeles, CA.
Times-Mirror Building detail of carved eagle to equal rights & true industrial freedom. Los Angeles, CA.Times-Mirror Building detail of clock & moderne carvings. Los Angeles, CA.Times-Mirror Building detail of knight slaying dragon carved by Gage. Los Angeles, CA.Times-Mirror Building detail of printer holding the torch of truth as carved by Gage. Los Angeles, CA.
Disney Concert Hall. Los Angeles, CA.Los Angeles Music Center Dorothy Chandler Pavilion. Los Angeles, CA.Our Lady of the Angels Cathedral. Los Angeles, CA.Museum of Contemporary Art with cylindrical roof plus Museum Tower behind. Los Angeles, CA.
Disney Concert Hall (1988-2003) (111 South Grand Ave.). Los Angeles, CA. Style: Postmodern. Architect: Frank O. Gehry. Los Angeles Music Center Dorothy Chandler Pavilion (1964-9). Los Angeles, CA. Architect: Welton Becket & Assoc.. Our Lady of the Angels Cathedral (2002) (555 W. Temple St.). Los Angeles, CA. Architect: Rafael Moneo. Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) (1983-7) (250 South Grand Ave.) with cylindrical roof plus Museum Tower (1992) (20 floors) behind. Los Angeles, CA. Architect: Arata Isozaki.
Sculpture of pocket knife as rowed ship in front of Museum of Contemporary Art. Los Angeles, CA.Angels Flight, an historic inclined railroad , was reinstalled below California Plaza in 1996 near its original site. Los Angeles, CA.Angels Flight climbs the hill below California Plaza. Los Angeles, CA.Upper loading building of Angels Flight incline railway. Los Angeles, CA.
Sculpture of pocket knife as rowed ship in front of Museum of Contemporary Art. Los Angeles, CA.Angels Flight, an historic inclined railroad (1901-69), was reinstalled below California Plaza in 1996 near its original site. Los Angeles, CA.Angels Flight climbs the hill below California Plaza. Los Angeles, CA. Upper loading building of Angels Flight incline railway. Los Angeles, CA.
First Interstate World Center & California Plaza. Los Angeles, CA.One & Two California Plaza. Los Angeles, CA.Keyhole windows of California Plaza. Los Angeles, CA.Fountains of California Plaza. Los Angeles, CA.
First Interstate World Center & California Plaza. Los Angeles, CA.One & Two California Plaza (1985) (42 & 52 floors) (300 South Grand Ave.). Los Angeles, CA. Architect: Arthur Erickson.Keyhole windows of California Plaza. Los Angeles, CA.Fountains of California Plaza. Los Angeles, CA.
Cascades & pools of California Plaza. Los Angeles, CA.Fountains of California Plaza. Los Angeles, CA.Children play in fountains of California Plaza. Los Angeles, CA.Waterfalls of California Plaza. Los Angeles, CA.
Cascades & pools of California Plaza. Los Angeles, CA.Fountains of California Plaza. Los Angeles, CA.Children play in fountains of California Plaza. Los Angeles, CA.Waterfalls of California Plaza. Los Angeles, CA.
California Plaza plus looking to twin pair of brown prismatic Wells Fargo & KPMG Towers plus white ARCO Center. Los Angeles, CA.Wells Fargo Tower. Los Angeles, CA.Helicopter shooting film in front of Wells Fargo Tower. Los Angeles, CA.Sculpture before Wells Fargo Tower. Los Angeles, CA.
California Plaza plus looking to twin pair of brown prismatic Wells Fargo & KPMG Towers (former Crocker Center) plus white ARCO Center. Los Angeles, CA.Wells Fargo Tower (1983) (54 floors) (333 South Grand Ave.). Los Angeles, CA. Architect: Skidmore, Owings & Merrill.Helicopter shooting film in front of Wells Fargo Tower. Los Angeles, CA.Sculpture before Wells Fargo Tower. Los Angeles, CA.
Car silhouettes on a rocking base sculpture at base of Wells Fargo Tower. Los Angeles, CA.Car silhouettes on a rocking base sculpture at base of Wells Fargo Tower. Los Angeles, CA.. Los Angeles, CA.ARCO Center plaza with red Alexander Calder stabile. Los Angeles, CA.
Car silhouettes on a rocking base sculpture at base of Wells Fargo Tower. Los Angeles, CA.Car silhouettes on a rocking base sculpture at base of Wells Fargo Tower. Los Angeles, CA.(1974) (55 floors) (333 South Hope St.) (former Security Pacific Bank & BP HQs). Los Angeles, CA. Architect: Albert C. Martin Partners.ARCO Center plaza with red Alexander Calder stabile. Los Angeles, CA.
Looking north on Flower Street with white Bunker Hill Tower , Water & Power Building. Los Angeles, CA.Water & Power Building. Los Angeles, CA.Residential units opposite Disney Center. Los Angeles, CA.Relief mural of history of Los Angeles on LA Times building extension. Los Angeles, CA.
Looking north on Flower Street with white Bunker Hill Tower (1968), Water & Power Building. Los Angeles, CA.Water & Power Building (1964) (16 floors) (111 North Hope St.). Los Angeles, CA. Architect: Albert C. Martin Partners.Residential units opposite Disney Center. Los Angeles, CA.Relief mural of history of Los Angeles on LA Times building extension (2000). Los Angeles, CA.
Relief mural of history of Los Angeles & its transportation on Broadway Spring Center. Los Angeles, CA.


Relief mural of history of Los Angeles & its transportation on Broadway Spring Center. Los Angeles, CA.



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