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allison r
usa55 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2015 • Friends
Really pretty building designed in the art deco style. wouldnt do more than just drive by or walk by- it is a public office building really nothing to do but look at it. but nice look!
Written August 24, 2015
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AMohsen
Port Said, Egypt519 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2023 • Friends
It is a nice-looking governmental building rather than an attraction to pay a visit. However, I think everybody passes beside it back and forth whilst navigating and exploring Santa Monica
Written February 19, 2024
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danjonelson
Nelson, New Zealand2,853 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2019
the grounds surrounding the city hall were very nicely manicured.

We were in Santa Monica at pride week, and the lights on the building were just beautiful. We did not go inside.
Written August 25, 2019
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elizabethlascheid
Los Angeles, CA4,882 contributions
2.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2017 • Business
There is nothing to see here folks. The buildings are not unique and are quite bland.
The courthouse is located near as is the police department.
Unless you have business there, I can not think of one reason you would want to go there, unless one your friends needs bail money.
There is not a decent place to eat in sight, it is boring, you will pay to park.
The locals go there for business, like court hearings.
There is nothing here, keep moving.
Written August 8, 2017
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Zachary Matz
7 contributions
1.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2019
Thoughtful design of a place where some of the most thoughtless public policy and master planning emanates. Skip it...
Written June 26, 2019
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RonWamberal
Sydney, Australia13,239 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2018 • Solo
Haven't been inside but it is in a dominant location and just love walking past it and enjoying the art deco architecture. Helps illustrate why Santa Monica is so different to the rest of L.A.
Written December 30, 2018
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Faye F
New York City, NY273 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2018 • Friends
Right near the promenade...walk by these lovely buildings and see Santa Monica History....surprising location for government building
Written December 11, 2018
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Samuel M
Santa Monica, CA137 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2018 • Friends
This is a busy place. There are many high profile cases tried. If you have time, you can easily see someone notable.
Written August 3, 2018
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ConduitConsulting
Santa Monica, CA69 contributions
2.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2017
The tile surrounding the entrance is the only element of interest for a visit. Interior is mid-20th century industrial.
City Council chambers are nicer and more comfortable than most municipalities.
Written December 23, 2017
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JudyA
19 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2017
Go inside if its open. The lobby and stairs are a testament to a time when construction and craftsmanship mattered. Really beautiful.
Written December 1, 2017
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