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Bradbury Building, Los Angeles

Bradbury Building - Los Angeles, California
Bradbury Building
304 South Broadway, Los Angeles, CA 90013Map
+1 213 626 1893
Neighborhood: Downtown
Overview

The Bradbury Building is the most impressive Victorian building remaining in L.A. Determined to build a lasting monument as his final real estate development, millionaire Lewis Bradbury rejected conventional designs and urged draftsman George Wyman to give the building a more futuristic twist. Wyman initially turned down the offer as unprofessional, but was supposedly persuaded to change his mind after communicating with his deceased brother using a Ouija board. He ultimately created a masterpiece of oak paneling, tiled stairs, wrought-iron railings, open-cage elevators and a glass roof, which illuminates all.

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