DTLA: The Birthplace of Noir
Historian Eddie Muller uncovers how true crime and Hollywood moviemaking merged in downtown Los Angeles to create film noir.
Los Angeles is known as the epicenter of noir. In this Detour, we’ll divulge all the little known locations on downtown LA’s “mean streets” where true crime and Hollywood moviemaking merged to create all those classic noir crime thrillers from the... More
- 45 minutes
This Detour can be taken anytime from 9am to 5pm, seven days a week.
The Detour includes going inside the Los Angeles Times building lobby when it's open: Monday through Friday from 9am to 5pm, and Saturday from 10am to 2pm (the building is closed on Sundays)
Wear comfortable shoes and be prepared for a bit of stair-climbing