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Los Angeles Sights

Bradbury Building

  • 304 S. Broadway Map It
  • Downtown
  • Building/Architectural Site

Updated 03/31/2014

Fodor's Review

Stunning wrought-iron railings, ornate plaster moldings, pink marble staircases, a birdcage elevator, and a skylighted atrium that rises almost 50 feet: it's easy to see why the iconic Bradbury Building leaves visitors awestruck. Designed in 1893 by a novice architect who drew his inspiration from a science-fiction story and a conversation with his dead brother via a Ouija board, the office building was originally the site of turn-of-the-20th-century sweatshops, but now houses a variety of businesses that try to keep normal working conditions despite the barrage of picture-snappers. Blade Runner and Chinatown were filmed here. Visits are limited to the lobby and the first-floor landing.

Sight Information

Address:

304 S. Broadway, at 3rd St., Los Angeles, California, 90013, United States

Map It

Phone:

213-626–1893

Sight Details:

  • Weekdays 9–5

Updated 03/31/2014

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