(GMT)03 DEC 2016 ST_DT780:
Start your downtown adventures by heading up to the 27th floor observation desk of the Los Angeles City Hall.
You may have seen this City Hall in some movies, back in 1945, Joan Crawford was hauled off to City Hall after the shooting in classic noir Mildred Pierce, and though seemingly destroyed by Martians in George Pal’s 1953 The War of the Worlds, it survived to appear in L.A. Confidential, Changeling, Liar, Liar, X-Men 2 and countless
Built in 1928, this location offers incredible unobstructed views of the city, and you typically won’t have to fight the large crowds that you’ll find at most tourist locations. Assuming heights are not an issue for you, the 27th floor offers some great panoramic views and optimal photo opportunities.
The familiar pyramid-topped tower is featured on the LAPD badge.