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Capitol Records Building

1750 Vine St, Hollywood, Los Angeles, CA 90028-5209
+1 323-462-6252
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Even though this famous recording studio is not open to the public, it is worth a visit to gaze at its unique circular design, which looks like a stack of old 45s.
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1750 Vine St, Hollywood, Los Angeles, CA 90028-5209
+1 323-462-6252
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Reviewed August 13, 2017

....and deep down, isn't that all of us? I'm 61 but my tastes in music is much older than that due to influences from my mother and my babysitter. So if you are a music history buff. Or if you like American popular jazz like...More

1  Thank JerryPPhoenix
Reviewed June 24, 2017

A must do photo opportunity when you're in Hollywood, especially for a Beatles fan like myself. It's not hard to find as the Walk Of Fame stars go past, with the solo Beatles stars being right outside. Make the effort

1  Thank newspapertaxi
Reviewed January 18, 2017

This iconic Round building was nice to see, and snap a couple pics. I don't believe tours of the building are offered, but it was cool to see a piece of history.

Thank Mike O
Reviewed November 15, 2016

Stopped by this building on a tour. It was fun to see but that is really all you can do is see it from the outside. The tour guide told some interesting history and stories about it.

Thank OnTheRoadAgain1056
Reviewed October 21, 2016

We saw it from a wide variety of perspectives on our travels around L.A. - and always appreciated seeing it. Charm, character and a whole lot of history.

Thank Harrison_F_Carter
Reviewed August 9, 2016

A bit of a walk from Hollywood boulevard (slightly iffy neighbourhood), do it in daylight. Well worth the walk and its still looking fabulous after all these years, great photo place.

Thank TeamWard
Reviewed August 4, 2016

There was a time when this was a must see LA icon. However, there are now many round buildings and records are more known for accomplishments than music. Still I was excited to see this building on our Hollywood tour because of its history. Again,...More

Thank Grover R
Reviewed March 31, 2016

Capital Records is a famous building of Hollywood. Many legendary recording artists have been through here. An interesting and nice building, and worth a photo stop.

Thank Ice_D_8
Reviewed March 31, 2016

Capitol Records Building in Los Angles is an iconic building. it is a historic circular building that is known for its major role in the music industry. One can visit the building. I also like to see it from the freeway during December when it...More

Thank mini
Reviewed December 4, 2015

Seeing the Capitol Records building is something you'll do as you drive around the Hollywood area - it's stacked up 45 records' shape can't be missed. Iconic part of the Hollywood landscape / skyline. Fun to see & think about the great recording artists who've...More

Thank David B L
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