Walt Disney Concert Hall became a Los Angeles icon the moment it opened its doors to the public on October 22, 2003. Located on Grand Avenue in Downtown L.A., the concert hall seats over 2,200 people and is home to the Los Angeles Philharmonic and the Los Angeles Master Chorale. Designed by Pritzker Prize-winning architect Frank Gehry, with acoustics by Yasuhisa Toyota, Walt Disney Concert Hall has received worldwide critical acclaim and praise from concertgoers for its stunning architecture...
Many Los Angeles landmarks are renowned as architectural masterpieces, and L.A.’s lush gardens are equally as famous. Pritzker Prize winning architects designed Walt Disney Concert Hall, the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels, the Broad Contemporary Art Museum at LACMA, and the Getty Center. Legendary architect Frank Lloyd Wright designed several L.A. landmarks, including the Hollyhock House and the Ennis House. Gardens are an integral part of L.A.’s cultural landscape, such as Descanso Gardens and the Huntington Library. Exposition Park’s famous Rose Garden is on the National Register of Historic Places. Renowned artist Robert Irwin designed the Getty Center’s Central Garden. UCLA’s Mildred E. Mathias Botanical Garden maintains one of the country's most important living botanical collections.
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Built in 1893, this building’s light-filled Victorian count rises 50 feet with open-cage elevators, marble stairs and ornate iron railings. In the true spirit of Los Angeles, it has been featured in many movies, from DOA to Blade Runner.
Includes a 7.5-acre rose garden, with 15,793 rose bushes. The garden was an attraction for the 1932 Olympics. It is currently among the three major public-display rose gardens in Southern California and one of the most important in the state.