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Bradbury Building

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Address: 304 S. Broadway at Third Street, Downtown, Los Angeles, CA 90013
Phone Number: 213 626 1893
Activities: Group tours/walking tour
Description: Famous 19th-century Italian Renaissance building in downtown Los Angeles.

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Glorious Landmark Building!!!

The Bradbury Building is absolutely amazing! If you are visiting Los Angeles, definitely add a visit to your list of places to see. The interior is beautiful! You are not able... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

The Bradbury Building is absolutely amazing! If you are visiting Los Angeles, definitely add a visit to your list of places to see. The interior is beautiful! You are not able to tour the upper floors but the lobby is amazing! It is a must see for all movie fans!

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Owasso, Oklahoma, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

From the outside it looks like any other "old"building - but when you walk in the doors - wow! The beauty of the wrought iron staircases and rails take you back in time. Three stories of staircases and marble floors topped with a glass skylight. Built in 1893, it's elegance was not built with movie making in mind; yet there... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

The interior of this building is one of the coolest things to see in LA. It is in kind of a rundown area and does not appear like much on the outside but the inside is spectacular. It looks old, cool and modern at the same time. It is hard to believe it was built over over a 120 years... More 

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 537 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

It looks nothing from the outside (see photo) but the beauty lies within the exterior walls. Only the ground floor plus part of the first flight of stairs is accessible to the public. Most definitely worth a quick visit to admire the internal architecture. And YES, they did film Bladerunner here!

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Sacramento, CA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

You will step into the lobby and see the elevator that is operated by a person who allows only tenants and their clients to ride. You will not be able to step beyond the elevator and can linger as long as you want in the lobby, looking up at the floors above. Definitely worth a trip if you loved Bladerunner!

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

Anyone visiting downtown Los Angeles should step into this historic building. The building was something I was introduced to back in the early 60's by my mother. It has been beautifully restored to its elegance. The old cage elevators are something to behold as is the top of the building. I was told you couldn't go up top anymore, but... More 

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Malibu, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

Doesn't look like much from the outside-- SEE the interior! Iconic & incredible architecture. Only first floor to visit. Cool elevator. Giant atrium--- really giant. You gotta see this! Seen in many movies--Remember blade runner? 1) Across from grand central market, and 2) a minute walk to angel flight ( kinda a waste but might as well seeing/doing all three... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

We entered from Broadway and were amazed. You can only go up a half flight for a picture and walk into the lobby a little way.mits worth a visit. Beautiful architecture, wrought iron and wood work are incredible as is the light.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

As seen in Blade runner and probably numerous other movies, the Bradbury from inside did look truly amazing however access to the 2nd floor upwards were closed off to the public. Bit disappointing but we snapped the photos and left so all good. N.B ring up and check before visiting to avoid disappointment.

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Egham, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

We visited as we were going to the Grand Central Market , so killed two birds with one stone as just over the road . It was interesting but not special . It would have been a disappointment if we had made a special trip . I can only assume the people that rated it five haven't been to many... More 

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Address: Address: 304 S. Broadway at Third Street, Downtown, Los Angeles, CA 90013
Phone Number: 213 626 1893
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles>  > Downtown

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