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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.
1100 Wilshire is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Los Angeles Buildings & Structures
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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. ...more

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City/Town: California, USA

Opened: Jan 01 1987

Structural Height (m): 151.18

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5900 Wilshire is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Los Angeles Buildings & Structures
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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

Structural Height (m): 135.03

Architect: William Pereira

Created By: William Pereira

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611 Place is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Los Angeles Buildings & Structures
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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

Structural Height (m): 189.0

Floors: 42

Created By: William Pereira

Style: Modern architecture

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777 Tower is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Los Angeles Buildings & Structures
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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

Structural Height (m): 220.98

Floors: 52

Architecture Firm: César Pelli and Associates

Created By: César Pelli and Associates

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Andalusia is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Famous Los Angeles Buildings & Structures
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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 ...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 is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Famous Los Angeles Buildings & Structures
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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 is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Famous Los Angeles Buildings & Structures
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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 listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Famous Los Angeles Buildings & Structures
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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 ...more

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City/Town: Los Angeles, California, USA

Opened: Jan 01 1973

Structural Height (m): 262.0

Floors: 62

Architect: Charles Luckman

Created By: Charles Luckman

Construction Started: 1972

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