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Address: 8687 Melrose Ave., Corner North San Vicente Blvd, West Hollywood, CA 90069
Phone Number: 310/657-0800
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Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Activities: Arts and crafts
Description: The epicenter for designer showrooms and unusual exhibits.

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very well set out

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

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 2, 2014
Geelong, Australia
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West Hollywood California
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33 reviews 33 reviews
9 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

1,200,000 square feet multi-use facility for the design community located in West Hollywood, California. One of the buildings is often described as the Blue Whale because of its outsize nature relative to surrounding buildings and its brilliant blue glass cladding. Blue Building and Red Building are open. Red building is fast being completed. NOT retail, but if you get very... More 

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Danville, California
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68 reviews 68 reviews
7 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014 via mobile

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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30 attraction reviews
50 helpful votes 50 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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150 reviews 150 reviews
73 attraction reviews
61 helpful votes 61 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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244 reviews 244 reviews
152 attraction reviews
96 helpful votes 96 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
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
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57 helpful votes 57 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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112 reviews 112 reviews
20 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 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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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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