Central Library

Interesting
Built in 1926, Central Library boasts an exquisite Art deco façade, topped with a pyramid-shaped roof adorned with glimmering mosaics that portray a sun. On the 2nd level, a mural, painted in 1932 chronicling the four main stages of California's history, is topped by a huge dome. The east Bradley Wing is laid out around an atrium adorned with gigantic sculptures and three amazing chandeliers, each of which weighs a ton!

Useful information

Address:

630 West 5th Street, 90071 Los Angeles

Phone:

+1 213-228-7000

Opening hours

Mon-Thu 10am-8pm, Fri-Sat 9.30am-5.30pm, Sun 1pm-5pm - guided tours (1hr) Mon-Fri 12.30pm, Sat 11am and 2pm, Sun 2pm; tours leave from the front of the Library Store

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