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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
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Activities: Group tours/walking tour
Description: Famous 19th-century Italian Renaissance building in downtown Los Angeles.

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15 minutes of your time!

If you are going anyway near downtown, make this quick trip to see a very cool building. There are parking lots nearby but we found metered parking very close. Spent 15 minutes... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 24, 2015
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Berkeley, California

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Berkeley, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

If you are going anyway near downtown, make this quick trip to see a very cool building. There are parking lots nearby but we found metered parking very close. Spent 15 minutes inside and it was well worth the stop. Go!

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Hod Hasharon, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

I loved 500 Days of Summer and so in my first trip to Los Angeles I knew I had to visit some of the locations of this film. This is a beautiful building and I would recommend paying it a short visit. I found the interior to be absolutely gorgeous. A worthwhile attraction.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

This is a historic building that has been here forever, so much detail and use lots of wood. The best thing it's open to the public free of charge, you can even go all the way up. Don't be scared to enter the huge double door on Broadway and 3rd st.

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Owensboro, KY
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

We stopped here on a charter tour. This building is gorgeous and historically significant. A must see.

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

It only takes a few minutes of your time to walk inside and admire the beautiful interior of the Bradbury Building, the building that takes great pride in being one of the sets for the movie "Blade Runner". The building still has offices operating inside it today, so (free) access to tourists is limited only up to the first floor.... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

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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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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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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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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