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The Huron Substation is Los Angeles Cultural Monument No. 404. Built in 1908 to service the Yellow Car trolley system, this historic treasure is rich with character, style, and authenticity. Over the last 115 years, it has proven to be an incredibly creative space, transforming into a manufacturing plant, a welding shop, a wedding venue, a cabaret, a stand-up venue, a New Orleans CIA office, a Werewolf bar, a farm-to-table cafe, a courthouse, a fire station, and much more. House power available for events and photo shoots utilizing strobe lights. Photo shoots and events utilizing Tungsten or HMI lighting are asked to supply their own generator or pay an additional charge for house power. Available for film and still shoots. 200 amps house power Outdoor garden w/ Napa gravel & Fountain Drive-through barn doors (11 ½’w x 13’h) 45’ ceilings with skylights Screen Projection System Plexiglass bar (featuring tumbleweeds) 8’ wide circular Chandelier on adjustable winch *Rate shown is for a 10 hour day non-commercial still shoot w/ 15 ppl or less *Site Rep may be required *Film shoots are required to supply their own generator *Floor plan available upon request Please inquire for rates on larger impact jobs and include and the following details about your project. Job Name: Dates Needed: What The Shoot is For: Crew/Talent Size: Hours Needed: Areas Needed:

Category and style

Bar/Club, Church/Temple, Concert/Entertainment Venue, Event Space, Industrial Buildings, Museum, Office, Restaurant/Cafe, Retail/Small Business, School/University/Dormitory, Theater, Warehouse

Americana/Anywhere America, Bohemian, Castle/Chateau, Dated/Retro, Dilapidated/Neglected, Gothic/Victorian, Industrial, Mediterranean, Old Hollywood, Rustic, Spanish, Zen


Private parking for 6 cars

Truck / motorhome on site parking: On property, Street

Available parking lot or parking structure nearby

Permit zone

Address most likely falls into the following permit zone: Los Angeles. Please confirm with the host.
Giggster offers in-house coordinating for obtaining film and still photo permits. Call (917) 916-4914 to inquire about obtaining a permit, permit pricing or visit our FAQ section to learn more. Please note this number is not for contacting your location host, if you wish to reach out to the host please click Message Host on the location listing.

Location details

Property size (sq ft):
6500 sq ft

Location Rules

No smoking
No cooking


Hair/Makeup area


VIP Area
Exposed Beams
High Ceiling
Vaulted Ceiling
Loading Bay/Loading Dock
Battened and Ledged Doors
Ornate Doors
Pivot Doors
Sliding Doors
Wood Doors
Concrete Floor
Light Wood/Whitewash Floor
Dirt Yard/No Grass
Large Yard
Overgrown Garden
Creative Space/Startup
Dated/50's-60's-70's Building
Patio/Outdoor Seating
Private Room
Coffee Shop
Dinner Theatre
Foreign Restaurant
Fine Dining
Pizza Parlor
Traditional Restaurant
Book Store/Stand
Car Repair Shop/Car Dealership
Flower & Plant Shop
Hardware/Home improvement Store
Straight Stairs
Brick Walls
Texture Walls
White Walls
Converted Warehouse
Industrial Warehouse
Raw/Empty Warehouse
Storage/Bulk Warehouse
Hinged/Casement Windows
Sash/Up And Down/Hung Windows

Crew access

Street Level
Exact location provided after booking