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Los Angeles

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 2008 hotels.

Food & Beverages

Guide & Map to 133 Establishments in or Near Downtown LA

Art & History

Angels Walk
Self-guided walking tour of historic downtown LA.

Chinese American Museum
425 North Los Angeles Street

Darkly humorous tours of what downtown meant, and means, to famed writers, architects, and criminals.

Japanese American National Museum
369 East First Street

LA Central Library
630 West Fifth Street

The Museum of Contemporary Art
250 South Grand Avenue

Convention Center

LA Convention Center

Staples Center

Nokia Theatre


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

Club Mayan
Salsa, Spanish rock, house and tropical music, hip-hop, and R&B
1038 South Hill Street


CalendarLive: The Los Angeles Times

LA Weekly

Los Angeles Downtown Arts District

Los Angeles Magazine

Near Downtown

California African American Museum

California Science Center

Dodger Stadium

Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Universal Studios Hollywood

Educational Institutions

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

The Entertainment Technology Center

Institute for Creative Technologies

Maps and Weather

Map of Los Angeles

Map of Downtown

LA Metro System Map

Rail Transporation to the Airport

Directions to the LA Convention Center

The current 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