The Walter Pyramid

In a recent class discussion, it was mentioned that Los Angeles often plays different locations in movies, and Los Angelenos recognize the distinct landmarks of these sites pulling them away from the storyline of the movie. I immediately thought back to a moment when this happened to me. Being a competitive gymnast for eleven years, … [Read more…]

CSULB Central Plant

I’m sure many of you have walked by the lego-shaped building, and wondered what it is. I’m here to tell you! It’s the Central Plant of CSULB! What does the central plant do? The central plant’s main purpose is to take water and either heat it up to 180 degrees fahrenheit or chill it to … [Read more…]

The Broad Museum

This past Monday I was fortunate enough to attend the Broad Museum in downtown Los Angeles, as tickers are free but have been booked for several months in advance. The Broad Museum is a relatively new addition to the Los Angeles landscape, yet it still is an interesting blob of architecture and art. The plans for the … [Read more…]

Gaytonia Apartments

No, that title is not a typo. Living and working around Belmont Shores, I drive by some pretty bizarre things. One building in particular rises above the rest. One, because it is a rather tall building. Two, because at night the name is lit up in neon green lights: Gaytonia. In all of my years visiting … [Read more…]

University Art Museum

Last semester, on September 9, I had the opportunity to take a tour of the newly opened University Art Museum on our campus at Cal State Long Beach. We also toured the entire campus to see all the sculptures, murals and art spread throughout the school. I have noticed the different cultures across campus before … [Read more…]

The Westin Bonaventure Hotel

Visited: February 20th,2015 A beautiful day in Los Angeles should not be put to the waste. My roommates and I decided to go sight seeing earlier this semester and ended up The Bonaventure Hotel. The Westin Bonaventure Hotel and Suites was exactly what I expected Los Angles to look live everywhere. This building was absolutely gorgeous … [Read more…]