The Los Angeles Music Center


The Dorothy Chandler Pavilion

135 N. Grand Ave.     | map |

Los Angeles, CA 90012

(213)
972-7211

Website: www.musiccenter.org  | on Facebook

Opened:
December 6, 1964      Seating: 3,197

Architect: Welton Becket

More information: Curbed L.A. had a nice April 2014 50th anniversary
 story with a history and photos from the Los Angeles Public Library's collection..

Eric Lynxwiler's Paper Ephemera set on Flickr has a vintage Music Center postcard.



The Dorothy Chandler Pavilion from Disney Hall.

photo: Hunter Kerhart - South On Spring - 2014

Keep up with Hunter's explorations:
 
on Faceboook | hunterkerhart.com | on Flickr
South On Spring - a photography blog



A 1964 construction view.

photo: Richard Wojcik Collection
-- Vintage Los Angeles

Thanks, Richard!



The lobby chandeliers.

Photo: Alison Martino Collection -
 Vintage Los Angeles - 2013


[ click on any of these photos for a larger view ]


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An auditorium view.

Toward the rear of the house.

photo: Los Angeles Public Library



A look south on Grand toward the
Dorothy Chandler in September 1976.

photo: Richard Wojcik Collection



The front steps of the Dorothy Chandler
 Pavilion in a postcard view.

 Alison Martino Collection
 -- Vintage Los Angeles.




Looking across toward the
Dorothy Chandler in 1967.

photo: Alison Martino collection
-- Vintage Los Angeles




The Dorothy Chandler lobby in 1968.

photo: Alison Martino Collection
-- Vintage Los Angeles



The lobby chandeliers in 1967.

photo: Richard Wojcik Collection
-- Vintage Los Angeles




The Ahmanson Theatre

601 W. Temple St.     | map |

Los Angeles, CA 90012

(213)
628-2772

Website: www.centertheatregroup.org

Opened:
April 1967        Seating: 2,084

Architect:  Welton Becket.  Ellerbe Becket did a major renovation in 1995.

More information: See the Wikipedia article on the Ahmanson.  Southland Architecture has a page on the theatre with several photos.


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A 1967 view of the Ahmanson

photo: Herald Examiner Collection
-- Los Angeles Public Library





The Mark Taper Forum

601 W. Temple St.     | map |

Los Angeles, CA 90012

(213) 628-2772

Website:
www.centertheatregroup.org

Opened:
1967           Seating: 739

Architect: Welton Becket

More information: Wikipedia has an article on the Forum.



The Mark Taper Forum in December 1966.

photo: Art Siegel --Vintage Los Angeles
 



Disney Hall

111 S. Grand Ave.     | map |

Los Angeles, CA 90012

(323)
850-2000

Website: www.laphil.comabout the hall  | 10th anniversary page

Opened:
October 2003        Seating:  2,265

Architect: Frank Gehry

More information: See the Wikipedia article.  The LAPL has a number of construction views.


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Disney Hall with the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion beyond.

photo: John O'Neil on Wikipedia - 2012


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An interior view of the hall.

photo: IK Koskinen on Wikipedia and Flickr - 2007



The pipes of the Hall's organ, "Hurricane Mama."

photo courtesy L.A. Philharmonic



A closer view.

photo courtesy L.A. Philharmonic


[ click on any of these photos for a larger view ]




Redcat

The Roy and Edna Disney CalArts Theatre

631 W. 2nd St.    
| map |

Los Angeles, CA 90012

(213)
237-2800

Website: www.redcat.org

Opened:
November 2003        Seating: 200-270

Architect: Frank Gehry designed the flexible theatre space and gallery nestled under the south side of Disney Hall.

More information: See the Wikipedia article on the Redcat.



The auditorium at the Redcat.

photo: Bill Counter - 2012








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