Event Venues

The Figueroa Corridor, home to magnificent museums, exceptional educational institutions, and architectural and historic landmarks, is an excellent place to hold a special event. Situated just south of downtown and near the 110 and 10 freeways, and with many mass transit and parking options, it makes for a convenient location.



California African American Museum

600 State Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90037
http://www.caamuseum.org

General Information
The Sculpture court features a 13,000 sq ft enclosed glass ceiling and fits 400 seated and 800 standing. The 3,000 sq ft Conference Center has a capacity of 100 seated and 200 standing and a large outdoor patio. The Museum offers full security and janitorial services, audiovisual equipment, tables, chairs, and other rentals at nominal rates.

Contact:
Ruby Johnson
Phone: (213) 744-7432
Fax: (213) 744-2050
Email: rjohnson@caamuseum.org



California Science Center and IMAX Theater

700 State Dr.
Los Angeles, CA 90037
http://www.californiasciencecenter.org/GenInfo/EventServices/EventServices.php

General Information
The California Science Center offers four venues on one property, a full-service event planning team, and in-house catering options. The Center can accommodate receptions for up to 4,000 guests, theater style seating for up to 900 guests, and banquet seating for up to 800 guests.

Contact:
Christina Sion
Phone: 213-744-7493
Fax: 213-744-2078
Email: eventservices@cscmail.org



Exposition Park Intergeneratonal Community Center

3980 South Menlo Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90037
http://www.laparks.org/dos/reccenter/facility/EPICC.htm

General Information
EPICC offers many indoor and outdoor event venues at its newly renovated facility, including: the Ahmanson Senior Center (Ballroom, max. occ. 250; Front Outdoor Patio, max. occ. 200; and back garden, max. occ. 100); the Roy A. Anderson Recreation Center (Community Hall, max. occ. 388; Meeting Room 1, max. occ. 100; Meeting Room 2, max occ. 132; and commercial Kitchen); the W.M Keck Outdoor Amphitheater: (max. occ. 300); the John C. Argue Swim Stadium (max. occ. 2,500); a private boardwalk (max. occ. 800); and the North and South Gymnasiums.

Contact:
Francisca Castillo
Phone: 213.763.0114
Fax: 213.763.3117
Email: rap.epiccmarketing@lacity.org



Exposition Park Rose Garden

701 State Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90037
http://www.laparks.org/exporosegarden/rosegarden.htm

General Information
This six-acre rose garden is popular for weddings, luncheons, and festivals and features a central fountain and two white gazebos.

Contact:
Francisca Castillo
Phone: 213.216.8644
Fax: 213.763.3117
Email: epiccspecialevents@rap.lacity.org



Fisher Gallery

University of Southern California
823 Exposition Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90089
http://www.usc.edu/org/fishergallery/galleryinfo_rental.shtml

General Information
Semi-private patio that accommodates approximately 500 guests. Set up and clean up, rentals, catering, etc. for the event is the responsibility of the requesting group.

Contact:
Kay Allen
Phone: 213-740-4561
Fax: 213-740-7676
Email: kallen@usc.edu



Galen Center

3400 S Figueroa St
Los Angeles, CA 90089

General Information
255,000 square feet o 10,258 seats o Home of USC Basketball and Volleyball

Contact:
Phone: (213)740-0626

Email: gcevents@usc.edu



Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum

3939 South Figueroa St.
Los Angeles, CA 90037
http://www.lacoliseum.com/

General Information
Maximum seating capacity approximately 92,000 for the entire venue. Field capacity approximately 10,000. Press Box can accommodate up to 300 on the top level.

Contact:
Jon Lee
Phone: 213/765-6357
Fax: 213/746-9346
Email: jlee@lacoliseum.com



Los Angeles Sports Arena

3939 South Figueroa St.
Los Angeles, CA 90037
http://www.lacoliseum.com/

General Information
Maximum seating capacity 16,500 in basketball configuration. Floor can accommodate 8,000 standing, approximately 3,000 seated. Adjacent Arena club can accommodate approximately 450 seated.

Contact:
Jon Lee
Phone: 213/765-6357
Fax: 213/746-9346
Email: jlee@lacoliseum.com



Mount St. Mary's College

10 Chester Place
Los Angeles, CA 90007
http://www.msmc.la.edu/

General Information
The 3,000 square foot Donohue Center, a conference and meeting center, has a built-in wireless sound system and screen. The Lecture Hall accommodates 450 in tiered fixed-seating, and its patio is popular for registration/refreshments. The Doheny Mansion South Lawn features beautiful gardens and accommodates 400 for outdoor receptions. The small Gillin Conference Room has an elegant boardroom atmosphere. The College also offers modern classrooms that are technology equipped and available on a limited basis during the academic year. Dorm space and conference venues are available as a package from late May through early August.

Contact:
Lisa Melou
Phone: 310.954.4330/ 213-477-2530
Fax: 213-477-2557
Email: lmelou@msmc.la.edu



Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County

900 Exposition Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90007
http://www.nhm.org/marcom/special_events/index.html

General Information
Please contact museum for details.

Contact:
Phone: 213.763.3221
Fax: 213.743.4831
Email: specialevents@nhm.org



Radisson Hotel Midtown

3540 South Figueroa St.
Los Angeles, CA 90007
http://www.radisson-midtown.com/

General Information
The hotelís 15,000 square feet of flexible meeting space can be divided into 16 break-out rooms. The Grand Ballroom seats 800. Center Ballroom seats 350. Ballroom Wing seats 175. Turquoise Room seats 150. Galleria accommodates 100 standing guests. The four Parlors seat 30, 60, 90, and 120. Poolside functions accommodate 150 standing. Onsite catering and WiFi.

Contact:
Virginia Ortiz
Phone: 213.748.4141 x.1388
Fax: 213.748.0043
Email: virginia@radisson-midtown.com



Shrine Auditorium

665 W. Jefferson Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90007
http://www.shrineauditorium.com/rental_info.html

General Information
The historic Shrine Auditorium has two spaces for rental: the Auditorium, which seats 6,300 people; and the Expo Center, with a capacity of 3,500.

Contact:
Kimberly Walker
Phone: 213.748.5116
Fax: 213.742.9922
Email: shrineaud@aol.com



University of Southern California

University Park Campus
Los Angeles, CA 90089
http://www.usc.edu/dept/pubrel/specialevents

General Information
USC offers dozens of event spaces, from concert halls to conference centers to intimate meeting rooms. The web site describes each venue and includes photos.

Contact:
Phone: 213.740.6786
Fax: 213.740.5934
Email: http://www.figueroacorridor.org/events@usc.edu






 
 
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