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Santa Monica, California

Santa Monica Looff Hippodrome

A Looff creation in Santa Monica best described as “a California-Byzantine-Moorish-style fantasy.”
Los Angeles, California

Lady Liberty Building

A 50-foot tile mural mosaic for the 100-year anniversary of the Statue of Liberty.
Los Angeles, California

Peano's Faces of Venice Beach

The real faces of Venice beach captured on Romanesque columns.
Los Angeles, California

Traffic Circle Gondola

A lonely Gondola stuck on a traffic circle sits in a spot where it once would have floated down the Grand Canal.
Santa Monica, California

Chain Reaction

In one Santa Monica parking lot a mushroom cloud made of chains heralds a message of peace.
Los Angeles, California

Ferndell Nature Museum

A common entry point to the Griffith Observatory trail holds its own wonders.
Santa Monica, California

Pacific Park Solar Ferris Wheel

A second generation sun-powered marvel lights up the night.
Pasadena, California

Lucky Baldwin's

A British pub embodies the spirit of a California legend.
Pasadena, California

Pasadena City Hall

One of Hollywood’s favorite government buildings.
Pasadena, California

Vroman's Bookstore

Colorado Boulevard’s historic bookstore, operating since the bustling city of Pasadena was merely some orange groves and a few ostrich farms.
Rosemead, California

Rufus the Fish

This 38-year old fish became a casualty of changing trends.
Morro Bay, California

Morro Rock

A massive volcanic plug is now a protected area that hosts a number of bird species.
Pico Rivera, California

Kater-Crafts Bookbinders

The small family-run business has kept alive the fading art of creating beautiful handmade book covers.
Pasadena, California

Fenyes Mansion

A repository of Pasadena history.
Los Angeles, California

The Tonga Hut

Though tiki culture has gone in and out of fashion, the Tonga Hut has always been flying the flag in Los Angeles.
Santa Monica, California

California Heritage Museum

The diverse and sometimes odd cultural heritage of the Golden State is collected, examined, and displayed in this proud museum.
Los Angeles, California

Giant Scissors

Giant scissors seemingly stabbed into the side of a hair salon leave no question about the vocation of the owners.
Calipatria, California

Davis-Schrimpf Seep Field

Burping, gurgling geothermal mud pots by the Salton Sea.
El Segundo, California

Old Town Music Hall

The Mighty Wurlitzer organ continues to belt out the tunes at downtown El Segundo's historic home for silent and classic movies.
Los Angeles, California

Room 8 the Cat Mural

Hand-crafted tributes to a stray cat named "Room 8" now cover this LA elementary school.
Llano, California

Ruins at Llano Del Rio

The remnants of a failed socialist commune can still be found just off a California highway.
Los Angeles, California

Danny's Deli

Authentic gondola hanging from the ceiling, notable mural in the back room.
Yucca Valley, California

Bob's Crystal Cave

A meditative space out of a fantasy story.
Santa Monica, California

Chez Jay

A treasure hunter's tiny bar, harboring celebrities since 1959.