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City Hall, Santa Monica: Address, Phone Number, City Hall Reviews: 4/5

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danjonelson
Nelson, New Zealand2,851 contributions
lights were lovely at night
Jun 2019
the grounds surrounding the city hall were very nicely manicured.

We were in Santa Monica at pride week, and the lights on the building were just beautiful. We did not go inside.
Written 25 August 2019
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Zachary Matz
7 contributions
Yawn
May 2019
Thoughtful design of a place where some of the most thoughtless public policy and master planning emanates. Skip it...
Written 26 June 2019
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RonWamberal
Sydney, Australia13,239 contributions
A stand-out building
Apr 2018 • Solo
Haven't been inside but it is in a dominant location and just love walking past it and enjoying the art deco architecture. Helps illustrate why Santa Monica is so different to the rest of L.A.
Written 30 December 2018
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Faye F
New York City, NY272 contributions
Wonderful location
Dec 2018 • Friends
Right near the promenade...walk by these lovely buildings and see Santa Monica History....surprising location for government building
Written 11 December 2018
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Samuel M
Los Angeles122 contributions
A busy city hall
Jul 2018 • Friends
This is a busy place. There are many high profile cases tried. If you have time, you can easily see someone notable.
Written 3 August 2018
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ConduitConsulting
Santa Monica, CA69 contributions
why visit?
Dec 2017
The tile surrounding the entrance is the only element of interest for a visit. Interior is mid-20th century industrial.
City Council chambers are nicer and more comfortable than most municipalities.
Written 23 December 2017
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JudyA
19 contributions
Art Deco splendor
Dec 2017
Go inside if its open. The lobby and stairs are a testament to a time when construction and craftsmanship mattered. Really beautiful.
Written 1 December 2017
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Jennifer K
Carmel, IN17 contributions
Cool building
Sep 2017 • Couples
Stumbled upon it. It's across the steer from a really cool park. The building is beautiful. We didn't go inside, but thought it was cool enough from a distance to walk over and check it out.
Written 8 September 2017
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elizabethlascheid
Marina del Rey, CA1,931 contributions
Why are you here? Bailing someone out of jail?
Aug 2017 • Business
There is nothing to see here folks. The buildings are not unique and are quite bland.
The courthouse is located near as is the police department.
Unless you have business there, I can not think of one reason you would want to go there, unless one your friends needs bail money.
There is not a decent place to eat in sight, it is boring, you will pay to park.
The locals go there for business, like court hearings.
There is nothing here, keep moving.
Written 8 August 2017
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Melissa D
97 contributions
Pretty Building and Friendly Enough Personnel
Sep 2016 • Solo
I have been in this building many times. I used to volunteer as a Commissioner for the City of Santa Monica. You can generally come here Tuesday nights to listen to a City Council Meeting or even grab a "chit" (small sheet of paper) to write your name down so you get about 1-2 minutes to address City Council about an issue. There is ample parking nearby and beautiful plants and grass in front of the building. This is also where various City of SM departments are located such as the Department of Buildings, etc.
Written 15 May 2017
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