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Yamashiro front facade at night

Yamashiro: The Story of An L.A. Icon

02/12/2017

Discover Los Angeles

From its origins as a private estate to its modern incarnation as an Asian fusion restaurant, event venue and filming location, the fascinating history of Yamashiro is something out of a Hollywood script.

Capitol Records Building

Hidden Gems in Los Angeles: Music History Edition

02/09/2017

Gustavo Turner

Like many buildings and structures on the this list, the recording studio compound on 6000/6050 Sunset Blvd. has seen many changes of names, and owners. Currently refurbished as United Recording Studios, offering a vintage recording experience to new acts, this is the historic venue where Frank Sinatra made his 60's-era Reprise recordings back when it was known by its iconic name: United Western Recorders. The building is also a California pop shrine: Brian Wilson crafted a lot of Pet Sounds and Smile between these walls, as recently (and amazingly) recreated for the film Love and Mercy

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