An early postcard view of the Shrine
The Shrine Auditorium is a landmark large-event venue in Los Angeles, California, USA. It is also the headquarters of the Al Malikah Temple, a division of the Shriners.
It was designed by G. Albert Lansburgh, A.M. Edelman, and John C. Austin, and built in 1906. It was destroyed by a fire on January 11, 1920 and subsequently rebuilt.
The Shrine Auditorium holds approximately 6,300 people and has a stage 194 feet wide. The Academy Awards, Grammy Awards, MTV Video Music Awards, Emmy Awards and American Music Awards, among other events, have been held there.