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.
The Elks Hall is the The MacArthur's largest event space. Paying direct homage to the Art Deco motif, the 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. The Elks Hall can accommodate 500 guests seated, 400 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 a beautiful iron-wrought chandelier and ornamental stone medallions. The Grand Ballroom can accommodate 270 guests seated, 210 guests with a dance floor and 400 guests for a cocktail reception.
The Plaza Room features deep burgundy wall-to-wall carpeting, 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 Tuscan Patio. The Plaza Room can accommodate 200 guests seated, 150 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 330 guests seated, 270 guests with a dance floor and 750 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 gilded in copper leaf, the space is both unique and elegant. The Lounge can accommodate 70 guests seated and 150 guests for a cocktail reception.