Shrine Auditorium

The Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, California is a large, Grade II listed building event and a regional center of the Shriners, a Masonic organization. Like all buildings of the Shriner it is defined by its oriental style architectural design.


The current Shrine Auditorium was built in 1925/1926 and took the place of the built in 1906 and on 11 January 1920, a major fire destroyed Al- Malaikah Temple of Shriner. The new auditorium was designed by the acting in San Francisco architect G. Albert Lansburgh Theatre, in cooperation with the local architect John C. Austin and AM Edelman.

In 2002, the building for $ 15 million has been thoroughly renewed, especially in relation to the stage equipment, lighting, seating and other technical issues. At the true symbolic " Moorish " character of the building has not been changed.

The Shrine Auditorium now hold approximately 6300 visitors over previously 6700th

In the Shrine Auditorium on several occasions took place the ceremony of the Oscar, Grammy and Emmy awards, including major sporting events and concerts. Connected to the Shrine Auditorium is an exhibition and convention center.