LAX Theme Building, Los Angeles, California
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The LAX Theme Building is an iconic combination of a flying saucer, spider, and Googie architecture. The theme building was built in 1961 and completed a major renovation in 2010.

Travelers can visit the LAX Theme Building and Observation Deck, which offers spectacular views of the airport and surrounding landscape. The Observation Deck is located in the middle of the Central Terminal Area and is open the second weekend ONLY of each month on Saturdays and Sundays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Theme Building also houses the City Deli public cafeteria on the ground level.

The LAX FlyAway buses offer convenient regularly scheduled round-trips, seven days a week, between each terminal at LAX and these locations: Union Station (Downtown Los Angeles).

The LAX Theme Building was designed by the futuristic architects William Pereira, Charles Luckman Associates, Welton Becket & Associates and Paul R. Williams.

Visit LAX Flyaway web site.


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