AKA: Al Malaikah Temple #2, Exposition Park, Los Angeles, CA; Ancient Arabic Order of the Nobles of the Mystic Shrine for North America Temple #2, Exposition Park, Los Angeles, CA

Structure Type: built works - performing arts structures - performing arts centers

Designers: Austin, John C.W. Architect (firm); Edelman, Abram M. Architect (firm); Lansburgh, G. Albert, Architect (firm); John Corneby Wilson Austin (architect); Abram M. Edelman (architect); Gustave Albert Lansburgh (architect)

Dates: constructed 1920-1926

665 West Jefferson Boulevard
Exposition Park, Los Angeles, CA 90007-3626

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This Shrine Auditorium replaced the first that burned on this site in 01/1920. John C.W. Austin collaborated with Abram M. Edelman on the design; it opened 01/23/1926, seating 6,717, but more recently seated 6,308; the Shrine building, the long-time home of the Oscars Awards program, also contained a ballroom on its north side; G. Albert Lansburgh designed the auditorium interior; listed on the National Register of Historic Places, level of significance: State.

California Historical Landmark: ID n/a

National Register of Historic Places (April 2, 1987): 87000577 NRHP Images (pdf) NHRP Registration Form (pdf)

PCAD id: 189