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Steve Martin said it best in LA Story: “You know, you’re really nobody in LA unless you live in a house with a really big door.”

Here are our picks for LA’s most unique doors worthy of a spot on your Instagram.

1. Catch LA

At the corner of Melrose and San Vicente sits Catch LA, the west coast subsidiary of the original Catch location in New York’s Meatpacking District. It’s not just the adorable wooden door that deserves a place in your feed – its walkway adorned with string lights and hanging plants means the whole restaurant is nothing short of picture perfect.

2. Beverly Wilshire Hotel

The grandiose front entrance to this historic luxury hotel will make you feel like royalty (or perhaps a movie star). The Beverly Wilshire Hotel has acted as a filming location for a number of television programmes and Hollywood flicks — most notably Pretty Woman.

3. Griffith Observatory

The beautifully elaborate bronze and glass work that makes up the main door is a must-see when visiting this historical observatory in Hollywood Hills (with what might be the best view of the LA skyline). Did we mention that admission is free?

4. The Piece Collective

Fashion bloggers everywhere rejoice: the entrance to this charming Venice Beach shop is just as aesthetically pleasing as everything sold inside – from candles to jewellery, to the absolute cosiest-looking knits you’ll find in Venice.

5. Barbara Mendes Gallery

If your Instagram is looking like it could use a splash of colour, look no further than artist Barbara Mendes’ gallery in South Robertson. It’s hard to miss – a psychedelic mural starts at the entrance and wraps around the exterior of the building.

6. Ennis House

A mansion turned national landmark, the Ennis House was designed by renowned architect Frank Lloyd Wright in 1923. The structure was inspired by ancient Mayan temples and was used as a filming location in the 1982 sci-fi film Blade Runner.

7. Yamashiro

It started life as a hilltop mansion – a replica of a famous palace in Kyoto – and now it’s a sushi restaurant overlooking West Hollywood. Thanks to its traditional Japanese architectural features, Yamashiro is without a doubt one of LA’s most unique restaurant exteriors.

8. San Gabriel Mission Playhouse

This performing arts venue has everything: an intricate entryway, grand arches and a stunning exterior influenced by traditional Spanish missions in California. Make a stop here during golden hour and you’ll be set with photo ops.

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