Shrine Exposition Hall
The Shrine Exposition Hall is a multi-purpose event facility located in Los Angeles, California, adjacent to the Shrine Auditorium. It features 54,000 square feet (5,000 m2) of exhibit and meeting space—34,000 in the main level and 20,000 in an open mezzanine. The Exposition Hall has a capacity of 5,000 patrons. Trade shows, banquets, conventions and electronic music festivals, among other events, have been held there.
The Shrine Exposition Hall has a unique architecture, with a distinctive Moorish Revival style inspired by the Alhambra palace in Granada, Spain. The building features intricate tile work, ornate ceilings, and other decorative elements that reflect its design inspiration.
Over the years, the Shrine Exposition Hall has hosted many notable events and performances. In the 1950s, it was a popular venue for rock and roll concerts, with legendary performers such as Elvis Presley, Jerry Lee Lewis, and Little Richard all taking the stage. The hall has also hosted numerous awards shows, including the Academy Awards and the Emmy Awards.
Today, the Shrine Exposition Hall remains a popular venue for concerts and other live events, with a seating capacity of up to 6,000 people. It is also frequently used for film and television productions, and has been featured in a number of movies and TV shows over the years.