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Historic Theater District

Broadway, 3rd and 9th Streets, Los Angeles, CA 90014
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While many of the 1920s theaters have been turned into retail outlets, some still play films and others are still available for curious viewers.
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25 Aug 2017
“Gorgeous Theaters”
29 Jun 2016
“A step back in time”
Broadway, 3rd and 9th Streets, Los Angeles, CA 90014
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Reviewed 26 August 2017

A string of impressive historic theaters with great marquees and entrance ways. Some have been converted to other uses, some still theaters. Find a way to get inside.

Thank Thomas V
Reviewed 29 June 2016

It is definitely worth the trip and walk thru the Theater District - seeing all the old theaters when there was pride in construction, and a concerted effort to outdo each other in magnificence. Ideally you will couple the walk with an actual destination event...More

2  Thank Jack B
Reviewed 14 September 2015 via mobile

Amazing walk in more ways than one. Shame that the area is going to rack and ruin but good that the buildings are being somewhat preserved. Great to imagine what it would have been like in the 30s and 40s. Love this part of town!

1  Thank Tim R
Reviewed 9 March 2015

I have walked through the theater district a few times and there are always nice sites and buildings to be seen. I can only imagine what it was like when it wasnt run down. Although it is a bit dirty and old you can still...More

1  Thank Byron D
Reviewed 22 January 2015 via mobile

Great architecture and ambience, you can really imagine how it was in the 20s. We didn't see any shows but the walk was enough. Parts of the area are pretty dirty and run down, but apparently the city is going to do it up.

1  Thank Openfj0re
Venice has always danced to its own beat as the
epicenter of bohemian culture in Los Angeles. Along
the boardwalk there are street performers and local
craftsmen selling their wares. Original paintings,
souvenirs, and jewelry are on display. Crowds of
visitors marvel at the sites while weightlifting
enthusiasts pump iron in plain view, and skateboarders
do their tricks around the skate park. All of it
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