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“HISTORY BUFFS' DELIGHT” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Bradbury Building

Bradbury Building
304 S. Broadway at Third Street, Downtown, Los Angeles, CA 90013 (Downtown)
213 626 1893
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Ranked #41 of 702 things to do in Los Angeles
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Activities: Group tours/walking tour
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Owner description: Famous 19th-century Italian Renaissance building in downtown Los Angeles.
Santa Monica
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“HISTORY BUFFS' DELIGHT”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2013

Check out this piece of Los Angeles ' history. Downtown, near the Olvera Street experience, the Third Street tram vertical railway, and Japanese-America Museum area. It is a tad difficult to find, but in the heart of "old" Los Angeles. The architectural trimmings and details are wonderful.

Visited May 2012
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“Blade Runner ..”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2013

That's right ..
if you saw Blade Runner in the 80's this is the building they used in the movie ..
but even better to see it in person ..
the film is infact credited with saving the building ..
sppend as long as you want and make sure you take lots of photos ..

Visited April 2012
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La Habra, California
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“different”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2013

the place is huge when you have small kids. i would go next time when it is just me and my husband . i did not get to see everything i wanted to.

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Camarillo, California
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“Architectural gem”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2013

The Bradbury Building is an architectural gem. You have to go in the door and kindly ask permission to enter. Once inside one feels what a time traveler would experience. The elevators are a delight and if permitted walk up the staircase and view the building from every possible view.

The Grand. Central Market is across the street and Angels Flight is on the other side of the market.

Visited December 2012
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Los Angeles, California
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“Working Office building”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2013

An amazing piece of architecture. Unfortunately you can't get past the first feet of the lobby unless you have real business in one of the offices.

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