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City Hall

200 N. Spring St. between First and Temple, Los Angeles, CA 90012-4801
+1 213-485-2121
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After an impressive seismic rehabilitation, completed in 2001, the beloved 28-story landmark can withstand an earthquake up to magnitude 8.
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  • Very good41%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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200 N. Spring St. between First and Temple, Los Angeles, CA 90012-4801
+1 213-485-2121
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Reviewed 16 August 2016

This is a great free place to get a bird's eye view over LA, and is a beauty in itself - so evocative of an earlier era. The first time I saw City Hall was in 1979, whizzing past on the freeway - probably on...More

Thank Arncliffegirl
Reviewed 12 August 2016

You go up in the elevator and then up stairs to the observation deck - and what an iconic and great view of Los Angeles! There are plaques telling you what the buildings are and it was a great thing to do for an hour.

Thank Steve S
Reviewed 9 August 2016

Lovely clean white towering building, stealing the landscape of downtown LA. Made famous in loads of TV shows & films, beautiful surroundings and a great shot of its reflection to be seen in the nearby LAPD building.

Thank TeamWard
Reviewed 24 July 2016

If you want to visit City Hall for photos, the best day to go is Sunday, when there are far less people around. You won't be able to get inside, though, as it's only open to the public during week days. The best spots for...More

1  Thank cynsha
Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

During the daytime, the park and CH area is great fun and well worth your time. At night, it still looks captivating and lit up for nice pictures...but I recommend avoiding the temptation to stroll for night pictures. There was zero police presence when I...More

Thank Kauai-Biz-Traveler
Reviewed 6 July 2016

This is a really fun thing to do when in downtown LA and it's free! We accidentally came upon this great place whilst spending some time with our grand daughter who was playing in Grand Park (another great free activity for kids). You enter through...More

1  Thank Julie J
Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

You walk through a gorgeous park, filled with kids playing in the water. Bring a hat the sun can be quite heavy. After eating some treats from the very well decorated food truck you arrive to this majestic buildings

1  Thank El_expl0rad0r
Reviewed 18 June 2016

There are lots of things to do in LA but if your hotel is downtown, City Hall is an iconic building that's well worth the visit. Beautiful interior and the best views of the city from the observation deck.

2  Thank RonL40
Reviewed 13 May 2016 via mobile

One of the best " things to do" in LA for free, no tickets at all. The LAPD manages the entry/security. The top deck view of LA, almost 360 degree is awesome , if you are lucky to have a clear sky day. Photography through...More

1  Thank Raghuraman C
Reviewed 12 May 2016

We enjoyed great views of the city from the observation deck (if you have a fear of heights, you can stay close to the back wall). We were blessed with a clear day, able to see some of the beautiful parks, a few of which...More

Thank Alicia C
Downtown Los Angeles is a busy metropolis of towering
buildings, bustling streets, and industrial
warehouses. There is a distinct multiplicity of
cultures here with a growing influx of business
professionals and hipsters. Many call the evolution of
Downtown over recent years gentrification. New lofts,
bars, hotels and restaurants are popping up regularly.
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