Along with a countywide total of 97,800 hotel rooms, this vibrant metropolis offers a distinguished array of venues -- from intimate meeting rooms to expansive event spaces, not to mention myriad "only in L.A." experiences -- all customizable to host any size gathering.NEWS FLASH •
The Hyatt Regency Century Plaza
will close this month to undergo a two-year, $2.5 billion transformation. When it reopens in early 2018 with an as-yet unannounced flag, the development will feature two new 46-story towers with 290 luxury residences. The original crescent-shaped Minoru Yamasaki-designed hotel, regarded as a city icon, will be restored with 394 guest rooms and 63 residences, as well as a 26,250-square-foot ballroom.SPACED-OUT SPACE
The California Science Center
is the new permanent home of the Space Shuttle Endeavor and its group-friendly Endeavor Pavilion, well suited for receptions of up to 800 guests.