San Fernando Courthouse

The San Fernando Courthouse, on 3rd between Brand and MacNeil, is a large and relatively attractive structure, though at street level it’s hidden a bit by trees.

Here’s a couple of aerial views:

And for most people, the truly important angle is from the parking lot (from Brand Boulevard):

San Fernando Courthouse is, of course, home to San Fernando Superior Court, where you see everything from traffic tickets and DUIs to foreclosures and gang crime. Oh, and then you’ve got your Valley Girl shoplifting cases.