Quick! What do you do when you live in Los Angeles (a city playing host to the latest Grand Theft Auto game), have a camera, and a few mornings/evenings of free time? If you answered “try to recreate GTA V,” you’re spot on.
*No cars or hookers were harmed in the making of this post.
Downtown Los Santos vs Downtown Los Angeles
The Biltmore, as seen in GTA 5.
Biltmore Hotel, Downtown, Los Angeles.
Building based on the Biltmore Hotel in Downtown, Los Angeles.
Tunnels in Downtown, Los Santos.
Tunnels in Downtown, Los Angeles.
Tunnels in Downtown Los Angeles.
Citibank Building in GTA V
US Bank building in real life
US Bank Building
Chumash, Los Santos vs Malibu, Los Angeles
The Malibu Pier and Chumash Pier.
Del Perro, Los Santos vs Santa Monica, Los Angeles
Santa Monica and Del Perro at sunset.
Del Perro Pier, Del Perro, San Andreas.
Santa Monica Pier, Santa Monica, California.
The Santa Monica Pier and the Del Perro Pier.
Santa Monica Ferris Wheel.
Pleasure Pier sign vs Pacific Park Sign.
Third Street Promenade.
West Vinewood, Los Santos vs West Hollywood, Los Angeles
Tequil-la-la in West Vinewood, San Andreas.
Whiskey-a-go-go in West Hollywood, California
Whiskey A-go-go and Tequi-la-la in West Hollywood/West Vinewood.
Random Stores seen from the first GTA V trailer.
Real life random Stores seen from the first GTA V trailer.
Store fronts seen in the first trailer.
A remake of a famous hotel on Sunset Blvd.[/caption] A famous hotel on Sunset Blvd.
Hotel on Sunset Blvd.
Artists Agency, West Vinewood, San Andreas.
Artists Agency, West Hollywood, California.
Artists Agency on Sunset Blvd.
Rockford Hills, Los Santos vs Beverly Hills, Los Angeles
The Richman/Beverly Hills Hotel.
Church near Michael De Santa’s house.
Vinewood, Los Santos vs Hollywood, Los Angeles
Bishop’s WTF, Vinewood, San Andreas.
Ripley’s Believe it or Not, Hollywood, California.
Ripley’s Believe it or Not and Bishop’s WTF?!
Chinese Theater in Vinewood, San Andreas
Chinese Theater in Hollywood, California.
Famous Chinese Theater in Vinewood/Hollywood.
Vinewood Sign, Vinewood, San Andreas
Hollywood Sign, Hollywood, California.
Griffith Observatory and the Galileo Observatory.
Fan Made Video
While you’re at it, be sure to check out fan-made selfie video by Johan777