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Band Stand - 'Pico House'

The band stand performance close to Pico house was very good. There were lot of couples dancing to... read more

Reviewed 28 September 2017
Cshastry2
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Bengaluru, India
Type of museum.

Classic structure. Visited on the way to Union Station. On the opposite of Brunswick building. Not... read more

Reviewed 26 May 2017
Tsuyoshi M
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Reviewed September 28, 2017

The band stand performance close to Pico house was very good. There were lot of couples dancing to the tunes. In fact 'Pico house' itself is probably meant to ride on nostalgic memories. I had heard that my uncle stayed here way back in 1964...More

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Reviewed May 26, 2017 via mobile

Classic structure. Visited on the way to Union Station. On the opposite of Brunswick building. Not for everyone but if you have certain interest in Western settlement, it should fill.

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Reviewed January 13, 2017

The Pico House of in Spanish is called Casa de Pico is one of historical landmark structures in the El Pueblo de Los Angeles (Old Town historic Los Angeles). It was built as a hotel and currently is used for other functions. The beautiful architecture...More

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Reviewed December 6, 2016

At least one review below states that Pico House (1870) is the oldest extant house in LA, but that is not true--it is Avila Adobe (1818). Built by Pio Pico, the last governor of Mexican California, it was the go-to place to stay for travelers...More

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Reviewed July 29, 2016

This is the first 3 story building in LA and one of the oldest structures standing in the community which is saying something knowing the areas history with earthquakes. It is simply beautiful in every detail of its exterior. Unfortunately, they are currently renovating the...More

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Reviewed December 5, 2015

The nicely preserved Pio Pico house is a reminder of the history of Ciuidad de Los Angeles and the Hispanic heritage of the city. Located in the El Pueblo historical area, it's easily reached from Olvera Street or from Union Station. Beautiful Spanish colonial facade...More

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Reviewed January 22, 2015 via mobile

It's good to see from an historical perspective, and see back into the past, but overall a little disappointing for what it is

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Reviewed December 30, 2014

The Pico House is the oldest building in Los Angeles and a must see that is just next to Olvera Street. The house is haunted and tour tickets can be purchased. Steps from Union Station so its a quick see right in the middle of...More

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Reviewed June 26, 2014

I think the rest of the building is no longer in its original state but the preserved facade is striking and grand. Makes a for a good photo op.

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