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Downtown: L.A. Public Library

One of the city's most treasures landmarks is the Los Angeles Public Library's Central Library opened in 1926 and was built in a a style that mixed Byzantine, modern & Spanish themes. Enjoy the art and architecture of the wonderful Bertram Grosvenor Goodhue Building with its distinctive sphinxes and rooftop pyramid.

Wander through the high-tech. Bradley Wing, designed by famed architect Norman Pfeiffer, and gaze at the 8-story atrium with its whimsical chandeliers. Be sure to visit the Lodwrick M. cook Rotunda. Learn about the library's comprehensive book, magazine, audio and videotape collections as well as its extensive network of informational databases.
Free docent tours are given daily.

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