L.A. Noire film reels and landmarks guide

50 film noir classics and 30 old-Hollywood sights are yours for the taking. Here's where to find them

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22. Westlake Tar Pits

Like a lot of other landmarks on this list, you'll have to visit the Tar Pits as part of a case - but if you'd like to see them before then, you can find them just south of San Marino Street, at the southern edge of the Wilshire district.

23. L.A. County Art Museum

Just two blocks north of the Tar Pits, you'll find the sprawling art museum and its impressive hedge maze by driving past on Hoover.

24. Bullocks Wilshire

To take in a less culturally significant sight, head north from the museum on Hoover, then hang a left onto Wilshire. You should be able tolog this one pretty quickly.

Next page: The final five landmarks in Hollywood


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