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3 weeks ago
“Center of Downtown”
29 Mar 2018
“Official Buildings”
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Surrounded by meticulously well kept landscaping, this sprawling civic center complex hosts local and Federal buildings as well as the first and only shopping mall to be built on Los Angeles City Hall property.
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Downtown, Los Angeles, CA
Central L.A
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is the center of the old downtown which is being revived with the conversion of many old office buildings to apartments. So now lots of people are around, cafes and restaurants. Here you will find the iconic city hall building.

Thank Thomas V
Reviewed 30 March 2018

Next to the old financial and shopping center of downtown LA, you'll find a large collection of municipal buildings, performance centers and museums. A bit to congested with traffic.

Thank Thomas V
Reviewed 4 January 2018

Bunch of bureaucrats on a rat wheel. Mix in jurors walking around waiting to be dismissed from jury duty and the only building of interest is City Hall. Check to see if anything is being filmed, it is used as a stand in for locales...More

Thank Cavydad
Reviewed 25 November 2017

The best way to see the Civic Center area and downtown LA is from the 27th floor of the Los Angeles City Hall. Enter off of North Main Street, pass through security and take two elevators and a flight of stairs to the 27th floor....More

Thank John B
Reviewed 6 September 2017

A cluster of civic buildings including the iconic Los Angeles City Hall. Lots of modern urban renewal around it. Not pedestrian friendly.

Thank Thomas V
Reviewed 31 March 2017

Lots and lots of traffic whizzing by some unimaginative buildings This area could be so much more and may be one day, but now, just traffic.

Thank Thomas V
Reviewed 20 September 2016

Civic Center area offered the interesting historical buildings and with quite nice surrounding. There is fountain here and the Chinatown is nearby but the shop we ate closed at 8.30 pm @ China town.

Thank joanadventure
Reviewed 14 January 2016

So many new restaurants, things to do, great shopping.....and don't limit yourself to just Nokia and Staples....although great...do love the Yard House for a libation. There are so many other ares that are enticing, the garment district is fun, and I love the Wooden Spoon...More

Thank travlinash3
Reviewed 2 April 2015

A lovely place well worth a visit with lots of interesting buildings of historical value & restaurants.Very beautiful.

Thank DilrukshiH
Reviewed 1 April 2014

Downtown L.A is home to a number of attractions including the civic center building, Grand Park, Waltz Disney Concert Hall. we went in the evening so the area was quiet and and we spent time exploring the area. The Waltz Disney building was impressive and...More

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