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Address: 1250 N Bellflower Blvd, California State University Long Beach, Long Beach, CA 90840-0004
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+1 562-985-4949

This imposing edifice on the campus of California State University Long...

This imposing edifice on the campus of California State University Long Beach, is one of only three pyramid-shaped buildings in the U.S. and is used for various functions including sporting events, gymnasium, conferences, weddings and filming for movies and commercials.

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Beautiful and clean place with good infrastructure with plenty parking spots and sightseeing nearby.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 12 December 2016
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

Beautiful and clean place with good infrastructure with plenty parking spots and sightseeing nearby.

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Long Beach, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

The Pyramid has become an iconic image for the campus and the city. You can come see the women's or men's basketball team play, come to a seminar or other event. And, the CSULB catering and facilities staff are great.

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Los Angeles, California
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016 via mobile

If you're already visiting the CSU Long Beach campus it's worth checking out, otherwise there's not much to see. I wouldn't recommend going out of your way to see it. It looks cool from a distance when you see it on campus, but up close it's less attractive.

1 Thank ESLteacher7
Granada, Nicaragua
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 May 2016

The pyramid is located in the beautiful and well-kept campus of the University of Long Beach This structure is impressive and striking

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Vallejo, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2016

Parking's $5 and next to the pyramid. Came for sibling's tournament. You can't miss it on Atherton Street.

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Long Beach, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 April 2016

The facility is great. Seating is great. You can see the floor from almost anywhere, Parking is perfect.

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Granite Bay, California, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 April 2016

Only interesting to see if you are a sports fan and you have interest in attending the CSU Long Beach. Otherwise, there is no real reason to do a drive by. It is a really nice sports arena and interesting to see the architecture.

Thank Robin M
Boston, Massachusetts
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 March 2016

It's beautiful, odd, and in CSULB, which i think it not that normal.but much smaller than others. not that hard to park.

Thank Shuo L
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2016

The Walter pyramid is part of the CSULB campus and where I go to see the Lakers summer league for next to nothing. Seating is great, we usually can get floor level or just one above, but viewing is great from any location. If yopur not into basketball, there are numerous tournaments and events here. Something to please everyone. On... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2016

I was only able to see the pyramid driving by on 2 days. This is a nice piece of architecture on a campus that was built with bland, boring 60s - 80s spartan type design. Depending on the day and the lighting, the blue takes on a different shade.

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