DTLA’s Most Iconic Buildings
January 6, 2017
Atelier was designed on the notion that when art and culture come together something inexplicable can happen. A building is only a building without deep consideration first for its design, and it becomes art when you give it an intention. Your Downtown Los Angeles backyard is full of colorful and iconic architecture, which much like Atelier, have all been evolved by design at one point in time.
Eastern Columbia Building
This stunning historic building designed by Claud Beelman in 1930 is truly one of a kind. Covered in teal terra cotta and gold embellishments, it’s said to be one of the few remaining authentic Art Deco buildings left in Los Angeles learn the facts here now.
The Westin Bonaventure Hotel & Suites
Constructed between 1974 and 1976, these shiny, reflective towers make up the largest hotel in the city. Not only is it home to a rotating rooftop lounge, but John C. Portman Jr’s carefully crafted design is said to be one of the most highly photographed buildings in the world.
Completed in 1893, the Bradbury Building is the oldest landmark in the city. Featuring ornate railings, cage-style elevators and marble stairs, this Los Angeles must-see is an architectural gem.
Having opened in 1939, this Los Angeles transit hub is said to be considered the last “grand” railway station in the United States. The structure combines Art Deco, Mission Revival and Streamline Moderne style, rendering it a complete marble and total spectacle.