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 2010 hotels.

Convention Center & Nearby

LA Convention Center


Staples Center

Nokia Theatre

Art & History

Angels Flight
The shortest railway in the world.

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.

The GRAMMY Museum
Interactive exhibits on all forms of music, the creative process, and the art and technology of audio recording.

Japanese American National Museum
369 East First Street

LA Central Library
630 West Fifth Street

The Museum of Contemporary Art
250 South Grand Avenue


Club Mayan
Salsa, Spanish rock, house and tropical music, hip-hop, and R&B.

Club Nokia
Emerging music acts, headliners, and comedy shows.

The Conga Room
L.A. Live club and restaurant featuring salsa, rock en EspaƱol, world beat, jazz, urban, and pop/rock.

Elevate Lounge & Takami Restaurant
21st-floor ultra-lounge where indoor & outdoor become one.

Grand Star Jazz Club
Jazz, soul, karaoke, and hip hop.

The Music Center
Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, Ahmanson Theatre, and Mark Taper Forum.

TaTou Supper Club
Nightly party with great food, dancing, and entertainment.

Walt Disney Concert Hall
Architectural wonder and home of the Los Angeles Philharmonic.
  Food & Beverages

Downtown LA Restaurants

Best Downtown Bars


LA Weekly

Los Angeles Downtown Arts District

Los Angeles Magazine

The Los Angeles Times

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

The Entertainment Technology Center

Institute for Creative Technologies

Otis College of Art and Design

University of California at Los Angeles

University of Southern California

Maps and Weather

Interactive Map of Los Angeles

LA Metro System Map

Rail Transporation to the Airport

Directions to the LA Convention Center

Los Angeles 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

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