There’s so much to see and do on the MTA Line #42—there had to be an Inner Passage Part 2.
Your first tour attraction is the LA Mart located at 1933 S. Broadway to the left (on the west side of the street). You will know that you have arrived when you see the gigantic chair that sits in their parking lot.; Across from the LA Mart, approximately one block to the east, is the Sports LA Museum. Located at
1900 S. Main St.
The Theater District
Be prepared to step back in time. This seven block area on
UA Theater—933 S. Broadway
The Orpheum Theater—842 S. Broadway
The Rialto Theater—812 S. Broadway
The Tower Theater—802 S. Broadway
The State Theater—703 S. Broadway
The Globe Theater—744 S. Broadway
Clifton’s Cafeteria—648 S. Broadway—you might want to stop here for a meal. This multi-level facility offers a large variety of home style cooking.
The Palace Theater—630 S. Broadway
The Los Angeles Theater—615 S. Broadway
The Arcade Theater—534 S. Broadway
The Cameo Theater—528 S. Broadway
The Roxie Theater—518 S. Broadway
The Grand Central Market—317 S. Broadway. LA’s oldest and largest open-air market.
The Bradbury Building—304 Broadway—a commercial office building on the southeast corner of 3rd and Broadway is a must see. If you haven’t done so already, (some of you probably exited this tour back at
The Million Dollar Theater—307 S. Broadway
Hosfield Bvilding—240, 242, 244 Broadway (And no, the “v” in the word building is not a typing error.) This building was originally used as an annex to the old City Hall building.
At Broadway and 1st on the southeast side of the street is the LA Times newspaper building.; At 1st and Main on the northeast corner stands a multi-level street sign featuring the “Sister Cities” of Los Angeles.; Are you visiting from Bordeaux, France? If so, you are 5,742 miles from home. Do you live in one of LA’s Sister Cities?; Located at
120 Judge John Aiso St.
To truly appreciate the beauty of this architecturally rich street, walk over to the northwest corner of 3rd and Broadway after you’ve explored the inner structure of the Bradbury Building and position yourself near the southbound bus stop (in front of the wedding chapel). Now step over close to the edge of the sidewalk, (be careful and watch out for fast moving southbound vehicles; so, don’t step too close to the edge), and look south down Broadway. Not until you see this view of this magnificent street will you truly appreciate the architecture. Every building comes into view to take you back in time to its early beginning. Wow!!! Don’t be surprised if you get goose bumps.
Contact the Los Angeles Conservancy for any tours involving this street and for more general information about their efforts to preserve the historical sites in
Most of the tours in this series start at the LAX transit center because it is somewhat centrally located and the number of public transit systems which connect directly and indirectly are plentiful; therefore, this series uses mostly LAX’s public transit center as its hub point. Downtown LA is also another favorite hub point. From LAX and Downtown LA, you can get to almost anywhere in the state of
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The answer to trivia question #8 from the article Trivia…….public transit style is: E. none of the above. January is the least popular month for weddings.