List of Famous Los Angeles Buildings & Structures Buildings

List of Famous Los Angeles Buildings & Structures

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List of the famous landmarks that make up the Los Angeles skyline, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Los Angeles architectural landmarks as well as other major buildings, dwellings, and other structures in Los Angeles are included on this list. Information about these Los Angeles buildings is included on this list, such as when the building first opened and what architectural style it falls under. List includes both new buildings in Los Angeles and older historic landmarks.

List is made up of many different buildings, including Getty Center and Los Angeles County Museum of Art.

This list answers the question, "What are the most famous buildings in Los Angeles?"

This is a good reference for research into the historical architecture in Los Angeles. Famous architectural houses within the city of Los Angeles are included as well, sometimes by address, other times listed by the name of the original home owner.



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    1027 Wilshire Boulevard

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    • City/Town: California, USA
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    1100 Wilshire

    1100 Wilshire is a 37-storey, 151.18 m residential skyscraper completed in 1987 in Los Angeles, California. It is the 22nd tallest building in the city, the 2nd tallest residential building in the entire Southern California region, and the 4th tallest residential building in the state of California. The ...more

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    • City/Town: California, USA
    • Opened: Jan 01 1987
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    3670 Wilshire Boulevard

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    • City/Town: California, USA
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    5900 Wilshire

    5900 Wilshire, or the SBE Building, is a 32-story 132 m skyscraper completed in 1971 in Los Angeles, California. It is the tallest building in the Miracle Mile district, the second tallest in the Wilshire Area, and the 30th tallest in Los Angeles. The international-style building was designed by ...more

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    • City/Town: California, USA
    • Opened: Jan 01 1971
    • Architect: William Pereira
    • Created By: William Pereira
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    611 Place

    611 Place is a 189 m skyscraper at 611 West 6th Street in downtown Los Angeles, California, designed by William L. Pereira & Associates and completed in 1969. The building was commissioned by the now-defunct Crocker Citizen's Bank, and served as its headquarters for many years before being bought by ...more

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    • City/Town: Los Angeles, California, USA
    • Opened: Jan 01 1967
    • Architect: William Pereira
    • Created By: William Pereira
    • Style: Modern architecture
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    777 Tower
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    777 Tower is a 221 m, 52-story skyscraper designed by César Pelli in the Financial District of Downtown Los Angeles, California. Developed in 1991 by South Figueroa Plaza Associates, the building contains approximately 1,025,000 sq ft and a three-story Italian marble lobby. The exterior is clad with ...more

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    • City/Town: California, USA
    • Opened: Jan 01 1991
    • Created By: César Pelli and Associates
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    • City/Town: Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, United States of America, North America
    • Opened: Jan 01 1938
    • Architect: Rudolf Schindler
    • Created By: Rudolf Schindler
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    • City/Town: Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, United States of America, North America
    • Opened: Jan 01 1949
    • Architect: Rudolf Schindler
    • Created By: Rudolf Schindler
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    A. Van Dekker House

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    • City/Town: Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, United States of America, North America
    • Opened: Jan 01 1940
    • Architect: Rudolf Schindler
    • Created By: Rudolf Schindler
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    Akai House

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    • City/Town: Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, United States of America, North America
    • Opened: Jan 01 1962
    • Architect: Richard Neutra
    • Created By: Richard Neutra
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    Aloe Health Equipment Building

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    • City/Town: Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, United States of America, North America
    • Opened: Jan 01 1948
    • Architect: Richard Neutra
    • Created By: Richard Neutra
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    • City/Town: Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, United States of America, North America
    • Opened: Jan 01 1956
    • Architect: Richard Neutra, Robert E. Alexander
    • Created By: Richard Neutra, Robert E. Alexander
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    American Trona Corporation Building

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    American Trona Corporation Building
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    American Trona Corporation Building is an industrial building at the Port of Los Angeles in San Pedro, California. It was built from 1916-1917 by the American Trona Corporation of California, to process and store salt potash from the company's mining facilities at Searles Lake in the Mojave Desert, near ...more

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    • City/Town: San Pedro, Los Angeles, California, USA
    • Opened: Jan 01 1916
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    Andalusia

    Andalusia is an apartment building located in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, built in 1926 in Spanish Colonial Revival style. The building was listed in the National Register of Historic Places in 2003. Architects Arthur and Nina Zwebell designed the structure, which is said to be turned inward to ...more

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    • City/Town: Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA
    • Opened: Jan 01 1926
    • Architect: Arthur and Nina Zwebell
    • Created By: Arthur and Nina Zwebell
    • Style: Mission Revival Style architecture, Spanish Colonial Revival Style architecture
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    Anderton Court Shops
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    In 1952, Frank Lloyd Wright completed his last Los Angeles building, the Anderton Court Shops, a small three-story group of shops on fashionable Rodeo Drive in the downtown section of Beverly Hills, California.more

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    • City/Town: Los Angeles, Beverly Hills, California, USA
    • Opened: Jan 01 1952
    • Architect: Frank Lloyd Wright
    • Created By: Frank Lloyd Wright
    • Style: Modern architecture
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    Angelus Temple

    Angelus Temple was the central house of worship of the International Church of the Foursquare Gospel in the Echo Park district of Los Angeles, California. It was constructed under the leadership of denominational founder Aimee Semple McPherson and dedicated on January 1, 1923. The cornerstone of the ...more

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    • City/Town: Los Angeles, California, USA
    • Style: Modern architecture
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    Aon Center is a 62-story, 860 ft Modernist office skyscraper at 707 Wilshire Boulevard in downtown Los Angeles, California. Designed by Charles Luckman, and completed in 1973, the rectangular black building with white trim is remarkably slender for a skyscraper in a seismically active area. It is the ...more

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    • City/Town: Los Angeles, California, USA
    • Opened: Jan 01 1973
    • Architect: Charles Luckman
    • Created By: Charles Luckman
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    ARCO Tower

    ARCO Tower or 1055 West Seventh is a 33-story, 141 m skyscraper constructed from 1988 to 1989 in Los Angeles, California. It is 32nd tallest building in Los Angeles, and the second tallest in Westlake. It has a very prominent position in the local skyline, as it is across the 110 Freeway from the ...more

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    • City/Town: California, USA
    • Opened: Jan 01 1989
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    AT&T Center

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    AT&T Center
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    AT&T Center, formerly SBC Tower, Transamerica Building, and Occidental Life Building, is a 32-story, 138 m skyscraper in the South Park neighborhood of Los Angeles, California. Built to house the offices and computer center of the Occidental Life Insurance Company, it was completed in 1965. It is the ...more

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    • City/Town: Los Angeles, California, USA
    • Opened: Jan 01 1965
    • Architect: William Pereira
    • Created By: William Pereira
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    The AT&T Madison Complex Tandem Office is a 17-story, 79 m skyscraper in Los Angeles, California, completed in 1961. With its microwave tower, used through 1993, bringing the overall height to 137 m, it is the 29th tallest building in Los Angeles. The building serves 1.3 million phone lines in area code ...more

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    • City/Town: California, USA
    • Opened: Jan 01 1961
    • Architect: Frank Donald D. Parkinson, John B. Parkinson
    • Created By: Frank Donald D. Parkinson, John B. Parkinson
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