Welcome to The Rooftop Project

Map points of all the views in the Rooftop Project

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What is this about?

This is for any­body who likes to drive up moun­tains (or get to rooftops) to catch scenic views of the land­scape, hori­zon, the sun­set, sun­rise, clouds, etc.  See­ing things from a birds eye view can be very relax­ing and pro­vide some fresh moments of seren­ity and oneness, even if there is a bustling city under­neath you. If you’re a pho­tog­ra­pher, this could be a resource you could use if it's a smog-free day, such as the day after a storm has cleared out, and you want to take landscape shots.

So why's it called the Rooftop Project?

There are sev­eral beau­ti­ful moun­tain ranges in South­ern Cal­i­for­nia that offer amaz­ing views but some­times we don’t have the time to get to them. Rooftops are a great alternative to scenic views when the mountains are too far away and provide new perspectives of the city. Eventually I will update this page to include information regarding how to get on the roofs of buildings (it's easy, find a way to get in or stealthily wait for someone to open the door. Investigate evacuation plans because they will clue you in on all the stairwells and elevators that exist, look for Exit signs as well, etc, you get the idea) Eventually everyone will be able to submit their own view points or rooftops! I encourage you to share any tips and photos on how to get to hidden spots.  If you know of a cool spot, leave a comment here or shoot me an message!

List of rooftops and views accumulated so far:

To see the list with thumbnail previews, click here or look at the map above.