The Art & Design of Downtown’s Broad Art Museum

Situated in the heart of Downtown Los Angeles, The Broad museum has become one of the city’s most iconic architectural marvels. World-renowned architectural firm Diller Scofidio + Renfro designed the building with a “veil-and-vault” concept in mind. The vault houses pieces from the collection not on display in the galleries. The top surface of the… Keep reading

An Architectural View of Los Angeles City Hall

Designed by John Parkinson, John C. Austin, and Albert C. Martin Sr., Los Angeles City Hall was completed in 1928. The building houses the mayor’s office, meeting chambers and offices of the Los Angeles City Council. For decades, City Hall towered over the downtown cityscape at 454 feet high. It was the only building to… Keep reading

The Art & Design of Union Station

This week, we take a look at the main railway station in Los Angeles and the largest railroad passenger terminal in the Western United States. The Los Angeles Union Station opened in May 1939 as the Los Angeles Union Passenger Terminal, replacing La Grande Station and Central Station. Today, the station is a major transportation… Keep reading

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