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Historical Downtown Architectural Photography Tour with Aaron Hoffman

February 25, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm PST
630 West 5th Street
Los Angeles, CA 90071 United States
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Downtown Los Angeles’ architecture tells the story of the city’s growth. Dating back to the
1880’s, Broadway was Los Angeles’ principal commercial and entertainment corridor while
Bunker Hill to the west was covered with stately Victorian mansions. The area’s stylish
residents rode down on Angel’s Flight to shop for groceries in the Grand Central Market’s open
air arcade. These and other beloved Los Angeles landmarks like the LA Central Library and
Bradbury Building show LA’s unique history through architecture, while newer structures like the
Disney Concert Hall and Broad Museum show LA’s progress. Embark on a journey with Samy’s
Camera Photo School and photographer Aaron Hoffman as we not only go back in time to
experience the history of this diverse city, but also appreciate the evolution of DTLA into its
present state.


This one of a kind photo tour will begin at the LA Central Library. Meet at the library’s Maguire
Gardens at 5th and Flower. The library opened in 1926 and reopened with a large modern
addition in 1993 after a major renovation that was complicated by arson (1986) and an
earthquake (1987).

After meeting at the library, we’ll head to the Disney Concert Hall, then Downtown’s Historic
Core. Our walk will span the landmark 1890’s Bradbury Building, Art Deco masterpieces and
some more modern construction. We’ll have the opportunity to get some great food at Grand
Central Market, then conclude back at the library.

LA Central Library, meet at Maguire Gardens (5th St and Flower)
630 West 5th Street
Los Angeles, CA 90071
Parking info: http://www.lapl.org/branches/central-library/parking

Intermediate Level : Attendees should have a good understanding of F-Stop, Shutter Speed,
ISO, and be able to operate their camera in manual mode.


DTLA-1090 400

Date: February 25, 2018
Time: 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Address: 630 West 5th Street
Los Angeles, CA 90071 United States
Organizer Name: Samys Photo School Los Angeles