Once u are there....nothing to see. Not a go to travel destination. Parking sucks, homeless everywhere....trash. begging. Smells like urine outside
it is worth visiting to see the beautiful building. Nothing else to do there, but if you are visitng downtown, definitely stop there.
The lobby area is really quite ornate and nice. It is worth a visit, but don't plan on being "wowed".
Only found out about this through Trip Advisor and glad I did. After going through security I headed for the observation deck at the top. A fantastic view across the city. I was pretty much the only person there and it's worth making a stop. Will only take you 10 or 15 minutes but I'd definitely recommend it.
2 free things to see here: After passing basic security measures (metal detector)... a) The rotunda, hall and dome on the 3rd floor: nice architecture and decor. b) The observation deck on the 27th floor. You get outside on the balcony and walk around 360 degrees for wonderful views of downtown LA, El Pueblo historical district and other surrounding areas... More
Los Angeles City Hall was built in 1928 and was the tallest building in the city until the 1960, but still stands tall and te northeast end of downtown. Designed by Austin, Martin, and Parkinson, it has elements of Art Deco and Streamline Modern with many classical elements. The rotunda is on the third floor with a large dome above.... More
If you love architecture, or you want to get some fantastic views of Los Angeles, then head to the downtown City Hall. Once you get past the security check at the front door, tell the guard at the sign-in desk that you want to go to the Observation Deck (27th Floor.) He will give you a print-out of the directions... More
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