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The Bradbury Building is the one of the most impressive Victorian buildings that remains in L.A. Determined to build a lasting monument as his final real estate development, millionaire Lewis Bradbury rejected conventional designs and urged draftsman George Wyman to give the building a more futuristic twist. Wyman initially turned down the offer as unprofessional, but was supposedly persuaded to change his mind after communicating with his deceased brother using a Ouija board. He ultimately created a masterpiece of oak paneling, tiled stairs, wrought-iron railings, open-cage elevators and a glass roof, which illuminates all.
This museum run by the Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) is an important landmark in Little Tokyo. It is one of the three MOCA museums in the city. The spacious establishment has a gallery where exhibitions of renowned artists are hosted and a reading room stocking books. Opened in 1963, it offers more than 40, 000 square feet of exhibition space.
One of the earliest places to run cinemas and plays in Los Angeles, the Million Dollar Theater has a grand history to it. The structure of the building itself takes visitors into the past, with elaborately carved pillars. Inside the theater too, visitors are awestruck by the interiors which leave a lasting effect. It has been the hub of Spanish theater and media productions since its construction in 1918. Today the theater presents Spanish plays that never fail to attract a large audience.
The Japanese American Cultural and Community Center is host to many special events and displays related to the Japanese American community. It is a major city resource. There are also annual community festivals like Hanamatsuri which is the celebration of the birth of Buddha, Children's Day, Obon that is alternatively known as 'The Festival of the Dead,' Nisei Week and New Year's Eve celebrations. There is a shop that sells gifts and unique crafts.