With the start of the Spring Semester at UCLA, we head to Westwood for a walking tour of what this active neighborhood has to offer.
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The Bad Art Walking Tour of Downtown (Part 2)
Downtown LA is home to a lot of public art, and much of it is quite bad. In the second part of our humorous walking tour, we explore the corporate plazas of the financial district and the wide array of public art within.
The Bad Art Walking Tour of Downtown (Part 1)
Downtown LA is home to a lot of public art, and much of it is quite bad. In this humorous walking tour, we explore the history of the civic center’s strange public art.
Charles Lummis’ Castle of Stone: El Alisal
Hidden above the Arroyo Seco Freeway is a stone castle, which was once the home of the fascinating character who founded the Southwest Museum.
The Man in the High Tower
Just above the tourist trap of Hollywood Boulevard is a beautiful neighborhood with the most scenic stairway walk in Los Angeles.
Artistry in an Office Building: the Streetlight Museum
Inside a nondescript office building in Downtown Los Angeles is a fascinating museum devoted to something we all tend to take for granted.
Griffith Park’s Life-giving Waters: Ferndell
In one corner of Griffith Park is a beautiful garden with water flowing all year long. It’s a short walk from a subway station and makes for the perfect hike to the Griffith Observatory.
The Forgotten Museum: the Southwest Museum
The Southwest Museum might be my favorite building in L.A. It’s a captivating half-ruin that still functions as a museum, and is easy to reach on the Gold Line.