The Historic Lobby is one of the most grandiose spaces in Los Angeles. With cathedral-like ceilings, large ornate windows, elaborate murals and an extravagant antique chandelier, the Historic Lobby was meant to evoke the Renaissance-era Villa Madama of Italy.
Elks Hall is The MacArthur's largest event space. Paying direct homage to the Art Deco motif. Elks Hall features elaborate sunburst sconces, a magnificent chandelier and exceptionally tall hand-decorated ceilings. The multi-level space is meant to accommodate any kind of extravagant event. Elks Hall can accommodate 350 guests seated, 300 guests with a dance floor and 700 guests for a cocktail reception.
The Grand Ballroom is located above the historic lobby’s grand stairway. Each side of the Grand Ballroom features an impressive row of columns and arches. The original, wooden-beamed ceiling has been restored with hand-painted floral designs, patterned after a palace ceiling in Florence, Italy. Further aesthetic details include beautiful iron-wrought chandeliers and ornamental stone medallions.
The Plaza Ballroom features wall-to-wall carpeting with a wood dance floor, a stunning original Art Deco bar, hand-stenciled ceiling beams and Corinthian columns gilded in copper leaf. The room’s south-side glass doors open up to The Garden. The Plaza Ballroom can accommodate 180 guests seated, 130 guests with a dance floor and 300 guests for a cocktail reception.
The Garden is the outdoor space located off of the Park Ballroom. The private, open-air courtyard— adorned with greenery and flower planters— serves as the ideal location for exchanging vows. The Garden can accommodate 250 guests seated, 200 guests with a dance floor and 700 guests for a cocktail receptions.
The Lounge is located on the ground floor of The MacArthur and formally served as the Elks' private cigar room. It it the most intimate space within the building and is ideal for cocktails or small-seated dinners. With dark wood wainscoting, tasseled antique chandeliers and Corinthian columns, the space is both unique and elegant. The Lounge can accommodate 60 guests seated and 150 guests for a cocktail reception.