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Bradbury Building

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Address: 304 S Broadway, Downtown, Los Angeles, CA 90013-1224
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Famous 19th-century Italian Renaissance building in downtown Los Angeles.

Famous 19th-century Italian Renaissance building in downtown Los Angeles.

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Beautiful to Behold!

I always wanted to visit the Bradbury Building and it didn't disappoint. The unique ironwork and the natural light coming through the ceiling were amazing to behold. If you want... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I always wanted to visit the Bradbury Building and it didn't disappoint. The unique ironwork and the natural light coming through the ceiling were amazing to behold. If you want to see where many movies have been made and beautiful artistry in architecture, check it out.

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New York, NY
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 178 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

It only takes ten minutes to see the Bradbury Building -- look at the amazing grill work, especially with respect to the elevators. Easy to combine a visit to "The Bradbury" with a longer visit to The Grand Central Market diagonally across the street..

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Thank Trup
ottawa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

I love Blade Runner, so I had to visit this location. Other Blade Runner locations are in the immediate area, including the "tunnel" you see in many movies. This is the crown jewel location. Tourists have access to the ground floor and the stairs going up to the first floor, so you can see all the features of this building.... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's an awesome building but hardly worth the pain of downtown parking unless you're seriously into the movies shot here. But if you're in the area anyway, don't miss.

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Thank Ilian P
Richmond, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The building has several interesting features, but I would say if you are pressed for time you may skip your visit,

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Thank VA-Short-Term
Hermosa Beach, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A beautiful throwback to days gone by. The building is gorgeous inside, from the old elevators to the ironwork and other architectural details. Worth a visit if you're anywhere in the area.

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Thank Arlene D
Los Angeles, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Besides having the history of being where part of the excellent Blade Runner movie was shot, its just a super cool-looking building inside. Can't explore past the lobby, but thats really all you need to see. Then cross the street and visit the fun Grand Central Station for a drink or meal.

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Thank barbarafix
Los Angeles, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

People come from all over the world to see the Bradbury Building and it's easy to see why. You can easily visit it, it's free, and they don't mind if you walk around the lobby/atrium. There is a handout there with the interesting history of the building.

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Thank Tony K
Claremont, California
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

No trip to downtown Los Angeles wuld be complete without visiting the Bradbury Building. It will bring back memories of many memorable movie scenes.

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Lempaala, Finland
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very beautiful and achitectually interesting old building in LA city centre. You can only visit the first floor since it's still on office use on daily bases. So you also need to keep your voice down while admiring the surroundings. There's many safe guards securing the peaceful working atmosphere. Luckily we managed to park just in front of the building.... More 

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