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Pacific Design Center

Address: 8687 Melrose Ave., West Hollywood, CA
Phone Number: 310/657-0800
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Type: Architectural Buildings, Malls, Specialty Shops, Sights & Landmarks, Shopping & Fashion
Activities: Arts and crafts
Owner description: The epicenter for designer showrooms and unusual exhibits.
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Type: Architectural Buildings, Malls, Specialty Shops, Sights & Landmarks, Shopping & Fashion
Activities: Arts and crafts
Hours:
Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Owner description: The epicenter for designer showrooms and unusual exhibits.

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Danville, California
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68 reviews 68 reviews
7 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

Saw it from outside - Not sure what's inside but looked really cool from outside - Would have gone inside if had more time on our hands -

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California
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1,614 reviews 1,614 reviews
1,040 attraction reviews
527 helpful votes 527 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Very cool to look at and a fun place for special events (I met Karl Lagerfeld here) but unless you can afford a decorator, not much use.

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Geelong, Australia
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98 reviews 98 reviews
29 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

this place is worth a visit as it showcases design trends and potential room layouts,kitchens,bathrooms etc

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West Hollywood, California
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143 reviews 143 reviews
66 attraction reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2013

The PDC originally began with the blue building which was nicknamed "The Blue Whale," Then the green building was constructed and within the last few years the red (and final) building. The PDC is a design center whose occupants (mostly) offer design objects for your home or office. Many, I think, only allow visitors by appointment but not all of... More 

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Pasadena, California
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235 reviews 235 reviews
152 attraction reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2013

We keep forgetting that The Pacific Design is closed on Sundays. The last 2 times we dropped by, we weren't able to check out the galleries inside. But nevertheless, it was still worth the trip to just marvel at that riot of colors outside. The palm trees are firmly established by now. They are so robust and healthy. They look... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

We especially like to check out the video installations at Young Projects on the second floor. They have two galleries and the shows change every month or so.

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Santa Barbara, California
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73 reviews 73 reviews
12 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2013

I'm having to go to the design center a lot as I'm furnishing a new home. I think this place has some weird vibe since none of the shops have many windows. It makes most of the people who work there very grumpy and angry. And, if you are not a designer, get ready to be abused. They really don't... More 

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Los Angeles
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91 reviews 91 reviews
11 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2012

Interesting concept, but no. Unfortunately, I have been to this building more times than I can count, using the vendors that do business here. It used to be a fun place to go, with both the blue and green buildings full of design trade-types, but now it is empty. There are no good restaurants to speak of, except Red 7... More 

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Luxembourg
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137 reviews 137 reviews
15 attraction reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2012

quite funny, these 3 buildings in red, green and blue... just did the blue one, I guess... first floor, yummy .. .only art galleries with contemporary art... very enjoyable... one level higher, the best you may find in US furniture and interior desing. All very contemporary and stilish... even the carpets are tremendously beautiful... the last 3 levels are filled... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
3 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2012

The building is split into section, blue, green and MOCA. Full of showrooms and gallery spaces to just wander around wishing you had won the lottery!! Very helpful front of house staff. Worth a visit.

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