Bradbury Building, Los Angeles

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Head downtown to see Bradbury Building and star in your own film noir. Originally designed by Sumner Hunt, Bradbury Building has been standing tall since 1893 when a millionaire businessman Lewis L. Bradbury commissioned it from George Wyman. Added to the list of the Los Angeles Cultural Heritage Commission, the building played a starring role in many music videos of artists like Janet Jackson and Genesis, as well as various films. Take a stroll through the structure to admire the Romanesque style that rules the decor--including an interior central court--or ride the open-cage elevators for a unique experience. Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Los Angeles trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.
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  • October 2, 2017
    Iconic location seen in many films and TV shows. The building looks like nothing from the outside, but once you step inside you will be amazed!  more »
  • October 2, 2017
    Simply beautiful, fun and worth the visit. I loved the elevator and the elevator operator who was so friendly and knowledgeable.  more »
  • September 29, 2017
    The exterior of building is very plain but the interior is beautiful. The detail of the iron work is fantastic but you are limited to move around as this is a working building. Entrance is free and if...  more »
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  • June 27, 2017
    It's a beautiful building but a very short visit (10 minutes tops) as you're only allowed to walk through the lobby. It would be nice to be able to see inside the elevator or climb the stairs to get a different angle of the interior.
  • June 30, 2017
    This building is a architectural masterpiece. All you need is a quick visit; most areas are not accessible unless you work there, or book / request permission for a photoshoot. However, the main lobby can be explored. It is right across from the Grand Central Market, so a must visit. After Bladerunner was filmed this building has been restored to it's former glory. A must see for film buffs and architecture enthusiasts alike.
  • June 27, 2017
    Just across from Grand Central Market, so pop in if you have a couple minutes, you won't be disappointed! Beautiful woodwork and Old LA architecture
  • May 23, 2017
    Gorgeous building with insanely interesting architecture. Worth a quick stop for any Blade Runner fan :) This building is still in use, so you can only go in to the first floor, but that's all you need to appreciate the awesomeness and snag a few pictures.
  • July 4, 2017
    Fantastic architecture preserved for everyone. It's free and a must see.

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