Los Angeles City Hall

Los Angeles, California | C.1928

Photo Credit: Henry Cole

Constructed in 1928, this classic Art Deco-inspired structure is home to both the mayor’s and City Council’s offices. Its 32 floors peak at 454 feet tall, making it the tallest base-isolated structure in the world—designed to sustain minimal damage and remain functional even after an 8.2 magnitude earthquake. Just in case…

Written By: Ellie Hoffman

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