LA Adventure Specialist - 11:11 23 October 2009

Postmodern LA Structures

getty-center-from-air2Do not let the “lights, camera, action” aspect of LA distract you from some of our city’s most interesting structures and the exhibits inside of them. Places like:

* Walt Disney Concert Hall by Frank Gehry
* Museum of Contemporary Art by Arata Isozaki
* Getty Center by Richard Meier (photo)
* Broad Contemporary Art Museum by Renzo Piano
* Paley Center for Media by Richard Meier
* Skirball Cultural Center by Moshe Safdie
* Japanese Pavilion at Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) by Bruce Goff
* Frank Lloyd Wright, the most generally renowned American architect, designed nine structures in the LA area
* The Pacific Design Center, at 1.2 million square feet, is the West Coast’s largest interior design marketplace
* The world’s first circular office building, Capitol Records, was designed to look like a stack of 45 rpm records
* The largest adobe building in the United States is Mission San Fernando in Mission Hills
* The largest concentration of restored Victorian homes in LA is the 1300 block of Carroll Avenue in Angeleno Heights
* Olvera Street in Downtown LA has 27 historic buildings
* The oldest existing house in LA is the 1818 Avila Adobe, in the center of Olvera Street LA. including:

LA boasts several of the world’s most lauded postmodern structures; some of which provide private escorted tours. With the Entertainment Industry stealing most of the spotlight with regard to

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