Downtown Los Angeles

  back or forward to Getty Center

Downtown LA has several fabulous new buildings, including the Gehry-designed Disney Concert Hall (above) and the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels, with concrete walls and alabaster windows that fill the interior with a warm glow.

Below: Built in the mid-1950s, Hollywood's Capitol Records building's futuristic design mimics a stack of records. Hollywood is beginning to clean up its act after years of decline.

The Warner Brothers Studio Tour visits backlot sets, sound stages and the workrooms where sets are produced.
Union Station's Spanish Colonial exterior and Art Deco interior