What are you waiting for?  we won't be here forever.

We're not really the last bookstore - thank goodness - but we are the largest new and used bookstore on the West Coast. Plus, we're the only one that's 22,000 sq. feet with a record store, comic book store, 5 art studios, an epic yarn shop, a famous book tunnel, a mammoth head, and unexpected nooks of funkiness. Also we are in a hundred-year-old bank building, so we have vaults and ghosts.

Oh, and we also have tons of books.

Tons.

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curated BOOK BUNDLES

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Film/photoshoot

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New BooKS

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Merch/gifts

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private collections

THE Annex

This very special room - just to the left as you enter - is gated because it has all the fancy stuff: from first editions, collectibles and the extremely rare to expensive art/architecture/photo books. There are also inexpensive, fun things and discounted coffee table books. If you really want to impress your friends, we can also hold private events or parties in here. Browse in-store or shop our Instagram for rare 1st editions and collectibles. 

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a fairy tale wedding 

Elope with close friends & family or dine and dance with up to 200 guests. 24-foot tall soaring ceilings, a world-famous book tunnel and endless rows of color create an opulent fairy tale setting for your wedding story. Exchange vows between towering floor to ceiling columns, in our rare books and collectibles Annex, or a turn of the century real-life antique bank vault.

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COME VISIT US

 

Our pandemic hours are 11 am - 8 pm every day.  Masks required at all times, no exceptions.  We're closed Thanksgiving & Christmas, but open all other major holidays, including Halloween and St. Patrick's Day. Plus, we're only 7 miles from the Hollywood sign. You could practically walk here. 

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DIRECTIONS

 

You can find us at the corner of 5th and Spring in downtown Los Angeles. We're a block from Pershing Square metro station. We don't have our own parking (we wish we did), so expect to pay about $10 in one of the nearby lots, though it's cheaper evenings and weekends. There are a ton of parking meters, but they fill up fast.  And don't forget to read the signs carefully; they send the best meter maids. 

CONTACT US

 

453 S Spring St – Ground Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90013

 

Hours: 11AM - 8PM 

 

Main Phone:    213-488-0599

Annex Phone:   213-628-3499

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