Header Image 1
Places, Earth
Los Angeles County
Header Image 2

State Parks, Historic Sites, and Museums need your help.

Throughout the country, state parks, historic sites, museums, and similar institutions are struggling to continue operating. Because of general financial problems, many of these institutions are operating on a reduced schedule or in danger of closing. Some are being forced to sell off artifacts and property. Many will not weather these hard times without your help.

Places Earth urges everyone to support these vital and important public resources any way you can. Please donate your treasure, time, and talent. Write to your governor and other elected officials telling them to find a way to keep state parks open. It will be your loss.

Public Service Announcement

Film Los Angeles - bring Hollywood back to Hollywood
This web site contains no paid advertising. Donations help.

Places Pages

These pages are a collection of words and pictures of places on Earth, occasionally places that no longer exist. This site is not just a collection of photos, but also information about the places. These pages sometimes include drawings, maps, directions, and hours, all to help you find places to visit and inform you of why these places may be of historical significance. Because these photograph are used for reference for design work, they often include details.

Select a place below.

Road Trips

Road Trips
Road Trips is a collection of travel articles.
California Main Page

Los Angeles county has the largest population of any county in the United States and is home to about 27% of people in California. A diverse population includes people from 130 cultures and speaking 224 languages.

Los Angeles County Places:

Historic and Museums

Los Angeles Basin, West Side
  1. 20th Century Fox Studios
  2. 3rd Street Promenade
  3. Adamson House
  4. Ambassador Hotel
  5. Angeleno Heights
  6. Angel's Flight
  7. A Plus D Museum
  8. Biddy Mason Park and Wall
  9. Biltmore Hotal
  10. Bradbury Building
  11. Broadway
  12. Brown Durby
  13. Bullocks Wilshire
  14. Cabrillo Marine Aquarium
  15. California African-American Museum
  16. California Museum of Science and Industry
  17. California Science Center
  18. City Hall
  19. Coca-Cola Building
  20. Craft and Folk Art Museum
  21. Crossroads of the World
  22. Egyptian Theater
  23. Electric Fountain
  24. El Pueblo de Los Angeles Historic Monumant
  25. Exposition Park
  26. Farmers Market
  27. Fire Station #30
  28. Flight Path
  29. George C. Page Museum of La Brea Discoveries
  30. Getty Center
  31. Getty Villa
  32. Gilmore Adobe
  33. Gower Gulch
  34. Graumans Chinese
  35. Grier - Musser Museum
  36. Griffith Observatory
  37. The Grove
  38. Hancock Park
  39. Hollywood
  40. Hollywood Bowl
  41. Hollywood Sign
  42. Hollywood Tower
  43. Hollywood & Highland
  44. Hughes Aircraft Plant
  45. Johnie's Coffee Shop Restaurant
  46. Juices Fountain
  47. La Brea Tar Pits
  48. Lincoln Heights Jail
  49. Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA)
  50. Los Angeles Downtown
  51. Los Angeles Fire Museum
  52. Los Angeles International Airport
  53. Los Angeles International Airport Theme Building
  54. Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
  55. Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena
  56. Los Angeles National Cemetery
  57. Los Angeles River Bridges & Viaducts
  58. Los Angeles Swim Stadium
  59. Malibu
  60. MacArthur Park
  61. McDonald's - oldest operating in Downey
  62. Miracle Mile
  63. Museum of Miniatures
  64. Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County
  65. Olvera Street
  66. Otis College - IBM Aerospace
  67. Our Lady of the Angels Cathedral
  68. Oviatt Building
  69. Pacific Design Center
  70. Page Museum
  71. Paramount Studios
  72. Petersen Automotive Museum
  73. Philippe Restaurant
  74. Randy's Donuts
  75. Route 66
  76. Saint Jerome Catholic Church
  77. Saint Sophia
  78. Saint Vibiana
  79. Saint Vincent Court
  80. Shrine Auditorium
  81. Silver Lake
  82. Southwest Bag
  83. Sunset-Gower Studios
  84. Tail of the Pup
  85. Terminal Annex
  86. Third Street Promenade
  87. Union Station
  88. Historic USC Campus
  89. Velaslavasay Panorama
  90. Venice
  91. Vermonica
  92. Veterans Affairs Medical Center, W. LA
  93. Watts Towers
  94. Warner-Hollywood
  95. Will Rogers House
  96. William S. Hart Park (West Hollywood)
Historic and Museums

South Bay (south of 105 Freeway)
  1. Avalon Casino
  2. General Banning House Museum
  3. The Bembridge House
  4. Bethlehem Shipyard
  5. Dominguez Adobe
  6. Drum Barracks Civil War Museum
  7. Forest Lawn, Long Beach
  8. Fort McArthur
  9. Korean Friendship Bell
  10. Lane Victory
  11. City of Long Beach
  12. Long Beach Harbor
  13. Los Angeles Harbor
  14. Los Angeles Harbor Fire Museum
  15. Liberty Hill
  16. Lomita Railroad Museum
  17. Muller House
  18. Rancho Los Alamitos Historic Ranch and Gardens
  19. Rancho Los Cerritos Historic Site
  20. Polliwog Park, Manhattan Beach Historical Society, Botanical Garden
  21. Marineland
  22. Maritime Museum
  23. Point Fermin Lighthouse
  24. Point Vicente Lighthouse
  25. Queen Mary
  26. Redondo Beach Pier
  27. San Pedro
  28. San Vicente Interpretive Center
  29. South Coast Botanic Garden
  30. Historic Old Torrance
  31. Battlehsip USS Iowa Museum
  32. Wayfarers Chapel
  33. Whites Point Nike Site
San Fernando Valley, Surrounding Canyons, and west
  1. Aliso Canyon Park
  2. Amelia Earhart Statue
  3. Andres Pico Adobe
  4. Gene Autry Museum/Autry Museum of Western Heritage/American Museum of the West
  5. Bob's Big Boy (Toluca Lake)
  6. Bolton Hall
  7. Brand Library
  8. Historic Burbank
  9. Historic Calabasis
  10. California State University, Northridge (CSUN)
  11. Campo de Cahuenga
  12. Canoga Mission Gallery
  13. Canoga-Owensmouth Historical Society
  14. Cascades
  15. CBS Radford Studio
  16. Community of Chatsworth
  17. Chatsworth Museum
  18. Disney Barn
  19. Doctor's House
  20. Amelia Earhart Statue
  21. El Escorpion Park
  22. Encino Oak
  23. Gordon R. Howard Museum
  24. Old Granada Hills
  25. Great Wall of Los Angeles
  26. King Gillette Ranch
  27. lat
  28. Leonis Adobe and Plummer House
  29. Lopez Adobe
  30. Los Encinos State Historic Park
  31. Malibu Creek State Park
  32. Malibu Lake and Area
  33. Mission San Fernando Rey de España
  34. Mulholland Bridge
  35. North Hollywood Railroad Depot
  36. Northridge
  37. Oakridge Estate
  38. Old Zoo Picnic Area
  39. Orcutt Ranch Horticultural Center
  40. Omelveny Park
  41. Paramount Ranch
  42. Peter Strauss Ranch
  43. The Pioneer Church in Chatsworth
  44. Portal of the Folded Wings
  45. Rayes Adobe
  46. Reagan Ranch
  47. San Fernando Memorial Cemetery
  48. San Vicente Mountain Park
  49. Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area
  50. Shadow Ranch
  51. Showboat Restaurant
  52. Skirball Cultural Center
  53. Starlight Bowl
  54. Tom Mix House
  55. Travel Town
  56. Van Nuys Air Fest, 2006
  57. Valley Relics Museum - SFVRCM

North Los Angeles County
  1. Antelope Valley Indian Museum
  2. Blackbird Airpark
  3. Devils Punchbowl County Park
  4. Golden Oak
  5. Willian S. Hart Park & Museum(Newhall)
  6. Heritage Airpark
  7. Heritage Junction
  8. Melody Ranch
  9. Mira Loma Detention Center
  10. Historic Newhall
  11. Mentryville
  12. Oak of the Golden Dream - Golden Oak
  13. Pioneer Oil Refinery
  14. Placerita Canyon State Park
  15. Saint Francis Dam
  16. Santa Clarita
  17. Tesoro Adobe Historic Park
  18. Willian S. Hart Park & Museum (Newhall)
  19. Whitney Canyon Park
Historic and Museums

San Gabriel Valley and East Side
  1. Alf Museum
  2. American Museum of Ceramic Art
  3. Arroyo Seco Parkway
  4. Casa Adobe
  5. Centennial Heritage Park in Glendora
  6. Citadel
  7. The El Molino Viejo (The Old Mill)
  8. Gamble House
  9. Hathaway Ranch Museum
  10. Heritage Park - Santa Fe Springs
  11. Heritage Park Sculpture Garden - Santa Fe Springs
  12. Heritage Square
  13. Highland Park
  14. Workman and Temple Family Homestead Museum
  15. Huntington Library and Gardens
  16. La Guna de San Gabriel
  17. Lanterman House
  18. Lawry's California Center
  19. Los Angeles County Arboretum
  20. Los Angeles County Fair
  21. Los Angeles River Center
  22. Lummis House
  23. Mission San Gabriel Arcangel
  24. The El Molino Viejo (The Old Mill)
  25. Mulholland Memorial Fountain
  26. Old Town Pasadina
  27. Pacific Asia Museum
  28. Pasadena City Hall
  29. Pasadena Museum of History
  30. Pio Pico State Historic Park
  31. Railroad Museum at Fairplex
  32. Sanchez Adobe
  33. Sybil Brand Institute For Women
  34. Samson Tire Company/Uniroyal Tire/Citadel
  35. Santa Fe Trail Historical Park
  36. Southwest Museum
  37. Workman and Temple Family Homestead Museum


  1. Alameda Corridor
  2. Antelope Valley Fair
  3. Apple Pan
  4. City Walk
  5. CSUN
  6. Department of Water and Power - Festival of Lights
  7. Fairplex / Los Angeles County Fair / RR Museum
  8. Fireboat Station
  9. Goodyear Blimp
  10. Griffith Park
  11. Little Tokyo
  12. Los Angeles County Fair / Fairplex / RR Museum
  13. Mira Loma Prison
  14. Polliwog Park, Manhattan Beach Historical Society, Botanical Garden
  15. Ports O'Call Village
  16. Proud Bird Theme Restaurant
  17. Rose Parade Post Parade Float Viewing, 2012
  18. Southwest Bag
  19. Venice Beach
  20. U. S. Borax headquarters - closed
  21. Water Towers

Scenic and Travel

  1. Aerial Los Angeles County
  2. Antelope Valley Poppy Reserve
  3. Beaches and Ocean
  4. Catalina
  5. Los Angeles Coast
  6. Los Angeles Rural
  7. Los Angeles County North - Scenic
  8. Madrona Marsh
  9. Mystery Mesa Sanctuary
  10. Pyrimid Lake
  11. Ripley Desert Woodland Restoration Project

Theme Parks, Festivals, & Entertainment

  1. Busch Gardens
  2. Los Angeles County Fair / Fairplex
  3. Magic Mountain
  4. Santa Clarita Cowboy Festival
  5. Universal Studios: Tour and Theme Park
  6. Valley Greek Festival

Zoos, Aquariums, Gardens
  1. Discanso Gardens
  2. Ferndell
  3. Huntington Library
  4. Aquarium of the Pacific
  5. Los Angeles County Arboretum
  6. Los Angeles Zoo
  7. Polliwog Park, Manhattan Beach Historical Society, Botanical Garden
  8. Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden
  9. South Coast Botanic Center

Top Back to Earth Back
California Main Page

This page last updated: Sunday, 22-Feb-2015 00:11:48 EST

Note:This is not the official site for any of the places shown in Places Earth. Places Earth is not responsible for accuracy of the information. Hours of operations, prices, exhibits, and sometimes locations are subject to change without notice.

Support this Web Site

I hope that you find this web site helpful. It started because of my love for Architecture and interest in History. I don't allow paid advertising (but this may change). This web site is for your benefit and enjoyment and I make no profit on it. For ten years it has been supported primarily from my regular paycheck as a Set Designer and there haven't been many the last few years. I can no longer run it without help. Alternative funding is needed. A non-tax deductable donation helps cover the cost of operating this web site and may be made to Kesign Design Consulting through PayPal.

Buy my Photographs or Art.
My Art

Or donations can be mailed to the address on the contact page.
If you are in the need of a designer, please see my portfolio site www.kesigndesign.com.
Kesign Design Consulting
or Set Design Portfolio.


Home | Contact | Road Trips | Sales | Space | USA| Ken Larson | K L Images | U. S. Mission Trail
Web Design This site maintained by Kenneth A. Larson.
Copyright © 2004 - 2015, Kenneth A. Larson. All Rights Reserved.
Website content including photographic and graphic images may not be redistributed for use on another website.
Please Don't Pirate Videos
Valid HTML 5 Transitional Valid CSS!