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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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The epicenter for designer showrooms and unusual exhibits.

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Sadly allot of empty spaces

Well worth time and would have spent more if we had it. Many floors are empty which makes you wonder.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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Mount Maunganui
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11 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Well worth time and would have spent more if we had it. Many floors are empty which makes you wonder.

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

These are incredible buildings. The offices inside are mainly interior design and furnishing operations. But the building itself is impressive to visit. We enjoyed taking artistic pictures of the many angles of the buildings and went back at night to use the dramatic lighting in some more photos.

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108 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

this is basically just an office building for companies involved in home and commercial decorating. there is nothing to see inside, nor anything to do! besides, parking in this area is awful. drive by on your way to something interesting!

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Madera, California
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33 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The traffic getting to the center is always bad so use patience and you will be rewarded You can wander and stop to look at a variety of unique styles of design.

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Rancho Santa Fe, California
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75 reviews
38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

The Pacific design Center is known by Angelenos as the Blue Whale. It is a phenomenal design nirvana for furniture, home accessories, gorgeous fabrics and linens. Its myriads of glass fronted display rooms are usually open by appointment +To the trade. Occasionally they have had a awesome outdoor sale (in the past) I do't know if they still do it.You... More 

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Los Angeles, Ca
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

I have worked in this building for four years and gather inspiration from seeing the myriad number of designers with space in this complex. The building is open weekdays and you can stroll the Blue, Green and now Red Buildings and see what top designers are promoting for your personal living space. You can also park in the multi-story parking... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

They just completed another building (the red one) for the PDC..It's nice and the grounds are appealing...if you are into design a visit to the PDC is a must...a kid lose in a candy store effect.

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New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Very interesting space full of design centers. Lots of fabrics and furnishings for the home. Really creative ideas!

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

Fun place to check out but easy to get lost lol. I had been there before but met some locals who had not been there and they had a hard time finding their way around, but staff there are friendly and helpful

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West Hollywood California
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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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