Ocean Blue News Blog
by Richard Arterbury
Visiting California many of us think of warm beaches, surf boards, and movie stars but let it be known California has so many hidden treasures other cities would dream of. For example take a look at The Last Bookstore founded by Josh Spencer back in 2005, and this book store was operating out of a loft in downtown California, which many of you locals may have visited this prior to the change overs that took place shortly after the vision Josh Spencer transpired.
This bookstore has a diverse selection of titles that spans two floors with the labyrinth of wonder; tunnels and passageways made of colorful books, and interspersed with art of tales for the wondering minds. Shortly after Josh Spencer founded The Last Bookstore in 2005, moved into a small retail shop on fourth and main street in Los Angeles. Uprooting one last time in 2011 into a much larger space within the Spring Arts Tower at 5th and Spring Street a 20,000 square foot space offering more than any other book store in the United States.
The Spring Arts Tower is considered a historic building, opening first in 1914. At the time of construction the Los Angeles Times Reported that the building cost more than one million dollars. The planning was performed by Architects Parkinson and Bergstorm. Read more about fun places to visit in Los Angels.
Tunnels have always been fascinating other known tunnels are Josh Angel Tunnel and Shanghai Tunnels of Portland the underground yikes the Las Vegas drainage systems reviewed to shine the light las vegas.