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Architecture Tours L.A.

Los Angeles, CA 90093
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Birthday weekend

We totally enjoyed this tour! We did the Pasadena tour and loved it and this one was equally as... read more

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JudiHoefs
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Irvine, California
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Frank Lloyd Wight tour

Laura was a terrific guide —very knowledgeable with a background in architecture history ( if I... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We totally enjoyed this tour! We did the Pasadena tour and loved it and this one was equally as good if not better! Her knowledge and love of architecture was outstanding! I have lived in LA are for over 60 years and learned so much...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Laura was a terrific guide —very knowledgeable with a background in architecture history ( if I have that correct.) We took roads—never the freeway—and she had a good route planned. We got architecture tour commentary while driving between Wright houses which was a huge bonus...More

Thank sueschneid
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Reviewed 18 April 2018

Laura is simply amazing! My friend and I took the Hancock Park/Miracle Mile tour and it was the high point of our trip to L.A.! Laura not only showed us great examples of craftsman homes and mansions and truly fabulous art deco, she knew the...More

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Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

This is not to be missed. Laura is a trained architectural historian and really knows her field. She gives a knowledgeable and interesting tour of the city’s downtown landmarks and neighborhoods —and throws in interesting discussions of urban policy and LA politics. Informative without being...More

Thank Diana D
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Reviewed 9 April 2018

I did the downtown LA tour with my family which includes a high school, middle school, and elementary school child. Laura did a nice job engaging with the kids, asking them questions and pointing out interesting facts. We saw some really cool buildings, and learned...More

Thank Mike K
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Reviewed 8 April 2018

We took the Downtown L.A. tour with Laura. Being a longtime L.A. resident, she was extremely knowledgeable about the buildings, the neighborhoods, just the culture of the city in general. She even emailed us after our return home to answer a couple of questions we...More

Thank MonicaMcKey
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Reviewed 6 April 2018

Had a great 3 hour tour with Laura a few weeks ago (3/2018) ... picked us promptly and toured us around with great detail and historic understanding of the nooks and crannies of LA architecture. Very interesting and recommended. Bob & Barb from Portland, Ore.

Thank GoodDealBob
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Reviewed 5 April 2018

Laura is an extremely knowledgeable and entertaining guide to some of the most interesting architecture in LA. I am an architect and historic preservationist. We took the Silverlake tour and saw the most famous Eichler and Schindler houses which I had studied in architecture school...More

Thank kate J
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Reviewed 29 March 2018

I met Laura a few years prior at one of my Eichler open houses (which goes to show you - she likes to do her research) and she had mentioned that she does architectural tours in Los Angeles. I've always wanted to do the tourist...More

Thank Greg G
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Reviewed 20 March 2018

I'm an art/architectural historian, and Laura Massino Smith really impressed me--as well as my husband and son! We booked the longer Frank Lloyd Wright tour as well as the mid-century modern houses of Silver Lake for a second tour a few days later. Both tours...More

Thank Mary M
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artemisfowliii
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WE meet for the HOLLYWOOD tour in the upper parking lot of Barnsdall Park at 4800 Hollywood Blvd.
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14 March 2018|
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Dear Nojimgord... Thank you for your inquiry of Architecture Tours L.A. Yes, we will be offering all of our tours on or about September 18th. Please contact us through the website. Architecture Tours L.A.
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If you do the Silver Lake Tour on Saturday morning it goes inside Neutra;s House for a small additional charge payable to the House, as that is when it it open to the public. You also get out of the van and walk around a... More
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