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Visit the source Direct me Hide Show more Keep track of the places you have been, log in. 20185.12km Hollywood’s Firefighting MuseumDiscover Los Angeles Fire Department Museum in Los Angeles, California: Formerly Fire Station No. 27, the museum is a hidden gem in the heart of Hollywood. 20195.27km Lawrence and Martha Joseph Residence and ApartmentsDiscover Lawrence and Martha Joseph Residence and Apartments in Culver City, California: Known as the "Hobbit Houses," these storybook homes look like they're straight out of the Shire. 20184.79km The Many Plaques of Buster Keaton StudiosDiscover The Many Plaques of Buster Keaton Studios in Los Angeles, California: The silent film master's legacy commemorated in all the right and wrong places. 20185.02km Crossroads of the WorldDiscover Crossroads of the World in Los Angeles, California: A few iconic structures are all that remain of America’s first outdoor shopping mall. 20185.56km Dearly Departed MuseumDiscover Dearly Departed Museum in Los Angeles, California: A macabre tour of Hollywood’s deadly history. 20215.36km The Los Angeles Times Bombing MemorialDiscover The Los Angeles Times Bombing Memorial in Los Angeles, California: This grand memorial remembers the 20 members of the Los Angeles Times killed when the office was bombed. 5.31km The Underground Tour of Hollywood Magic en 20223.73km Back LotDiscover Back Lot in West Hollywood, California: Peek inside Howard Hughes' garage at this Hollywood-themed art installation. 20172.26km Cardiff TowerDiscover Cardiff Tower in Los Angeles, California: This "synagogue" is not what it seems to be. 20185.25km The Hieroglyph Murals at the Egyptian TheatreDiscover Hieroglyph Murals at the Egyptian Theatre in Los Angeles, California: The decor of this Hollywood movie palace just barely predated the opening of King Tut's tomb. 20171.51km The LAPD KōbanDiscover The LAPD Kōban in Los Angeles, California: Common all over Japan, kōbans are small community police boxes, and now one is guarding one of L.A.’s megamalls. 20175.44km Miniature Garden of WhimsyDiscover Miniature Garden of Whimsy in Los Angeles, California: A quirky collection of figurines backdropped by city views is hidden next to a popular restaurant in the Hollywood hills. 20195.21km Snow White CafeDiscover Snow White Cafe in Los Angeles, California: This Hollywood dive houses a mural painted by the artists who animated its namesake film. 20173.34km Union 76 Gas StationDiscover Union 76 Gas Station in Beverly Hills, California: The dramatic upward-curving roof is one of the most iconic examples of Googie architecture that still stands today. 20187.74km Stone Gates of HollywoodDiscover Stone Gates of Hollywood in Los Angeles, California: These two monoliths have stood at the entrance to the neighborhood since the days it was called "Hollywoodland.". 20185.74km Is This the Greatest Unknown Library in L.A.?This literary treasure inspires an unusual amount of love among its scant but loyal visitors. 20175.56km The Cats Who Live Among Hollywood’s DeadDozens of feral felines rule a segment of Hollywood's only cemetery. 20203.83km Rainbow Bar & GrillDiscover Rainbow Bar & Grill in West Hollywood, California: An Italian restaurant became a rock-and-roll hangout and the lair of the "Hollywood vampires.". 20175.35km Musso and Frank GrillDiscover Musso and Frank Grill in Los Angeles, California: This star-studded Old Hollywood restaurant is where fettuccine Alfredo made its United States debut. 20171.53km Forgotten Bust of José de San MartínDiscover José de San Martín Bust in Los Angeles, California: A forgotten tribute to a South American hero hidden in a cluster of traffic islands. 20175.27km The MasqueDiscover The Masque in Los Angeles, California: The remains of LA's first punk club. 20185.28km The Camera Collection at the American Society of CinematographersDiscover Camera Collection at the American Society of Cinematographers in Los Angeles, California: Inside this clubhouse is a cinephile's paradise. 5.22km Urban Forest Culver City Metro bike-to-work ride 2020 en 20202.97km ‘Celluloid’ MonumentDiscover 'Celluloid' Monument in Beverly Hills, California: A tribute to the movie stars who fought to keep Beverly Hills separate from Los Angeles. 20173.31km Jim Morrison Hotel RoomDiscover Jim Morrison Hotel Room in West Hollywood, California: Room 32 of the Alta Cienega Motel has grown into a shrine to the Lizard King. 20173.95km Hollywood’s Art Museum in a Former Masonic TempleThe founders of Guess? Jeans have turned this cavernous marble temple into a contemporary art gallery. 20185.97km The Secret Elevator in the Hollywood HillsDiscover High Tower Elevator in Los Angeles, California: Instead of hoofing it up steep stairs, residents can hitch a ride on this private lift. 3.4km Beverly Hills, California en 2.71km Citibank 1.39km A Food-Lover’s guide to The Grove and West Third, Los Angeles en 20185.56km The Bank With Mosaic Movie MontagesDiscover Chase Mosaic Movie Montages in Los Angeles, California: This Chase branch is an homage to Old Hollywood. 20195.04km Beverly Hills Bermuda TriangleDiscover Beverly Hills Bermuda Triangle in Beverly Hills, California: One of the richest places in the United States has a cursed street. 20170.7km Gorgeous Rows of Vintage Street Lamps Shine on L.A.’s Miracle MileThe Urban Light installation outside LACMA is a throwback to the early days of L.A. city life. 20195.92km The Houdini EstateDiscover The Houdini Estate in Los Angeles, California: A master of deception, Harry Houdini's greatest trick may have been living in two places at once. 20187.08km A Sculptural Wonderland in the Hollywood HillsDiscover Hollywood Sculpture Garden in Los Angeles, California: This collector's home is a constant work in progress. 20185.68km The Hollywood Hub for Silent Film CowboysGower Gulch was the hangout spot for real-life cowboys hoping to snag roles in silent films. 20185.96km Capitol Records Building Morse CodeDiscover Capitol Records Building Morse Code in Los Angeles, California: The blinking light atop the iconic landmark has been sending secret messages for decades. 20210.07km The Bust of Juan Bautista De AnzaDiscover The Bust of Juan Bautista De Anza in Los Angeles, California: Anza led the first Spanish settlers from Mexico to Monterey, California in the 1770s. 20184.05km Old Growth (New/Now)Discover Old Growth (New/Now) in Culver City, California: A pair of disused Los Angeles electrical poles now glow with delicate windows into the past. 20194.91km The Hollywood Roosevelt HotelDiscover The 20185.57km Frank Lloyd Wright’s Forgotten House in the Hollywood HillsThe Samuel Freeman House is an architectural marvel at the end of a sleepy residential street. 20185.19km The Babylon CourtDiscover The Babylon Court in Los Angeles, California: This centerpiece of the Hollywood & Highland shopping center is a recreation of a long-lost movie set.We have nothing nearby.