Downtown Los Angeles is much more than major hotels, soaring office towers, and the LA
Convention Center. Its historic districts, restaurants, clubs, and cultural institutions
are all within an easy walk or short cab ride of the SIGGRAPH 2005 hotels.
Food & Beverages
Casual French bistro.
840 South Spring Street
Fine menu and casual dining in the park west of the LA Central Library
700 West Fifth Street
Upscale food and beverages from throughout Latin America.
445 South Figueroa Street
Great taxidermy and dioramas plus quality food at affordable prices.
648 South Broadway
Engine Co. No. 28
Fine American food.
644 South Figueroa
Grand Central Market
Since 1917, LA's largest open-air market.
317 South Broadway
Excellent Japanese noodle house with a fine view of downtown and the mountains.
333 South Alameda Street
Little Pedro's Blue Bongo Cafe & Lounge
Latino cuisine and eclectic music.
901 East First Street
Soul Folks Cafe
California-style soul food.
613 Imperial Street
544 South Grand Avenue
American food and beer in Little Tokyo.
400 East First Street
360-degree views and 150 martini flavors.
1150 South Olive
Art & History
Self-guided walking tour of historic downtown LA.
Chinese American Museum
425 North Los Angeles Street
Japanese American National Museum
369 East First Street
LA Central Library
630 West Fifth Street
The Museum of Contemporary Art
250 South Grand Avenue
Walt Disney Concert Hall
Architectural wonder and home of the Los Angeles Philharmonic.
Grand Ave. Nightclub
Salsa and hip-hop
1024 South Grand Avenue
Grand Star Jazz Club
Jazz, soul, karaoke, and hip hop.
943 Sun Mun Way, adjacent to 943 North Broadway
Salsa, Spanish rock, house and tropical music, hip-hop, and R&B
1038 South Hill Street
CalendarLive: The Los Angeles Times
Los Angeles Downtown Arts District
Los Angeles Magazine
Los Angeles County Museum of Art
Universal Studios Hollywood
LA Convention Center
Art Center College of Design
California Institute of the Arts
California Institute of Technology
California State University, Los Angeles
Otis College of Art and Design
University of California at Los Angeles
University of Southern California
Institute for Creative Technologies
Maps and Weather
Map of Los Angeles
Map of Downtown
Directions to the LA Convention Center
LA weather forecast
For complete information on LA's tourist attractions, contact:
LA INC. The Convention and Visitors Bureau
333 South Hope Street, 18th Floor
Los Angeles, California 90071 USA