Let this guide be a starting point for your adventures in looking up. The list, presented in chronological order by each destination’s completion date (the oldest was unveiled in 1911), predictably includes historic movie palaces, performing arts venues and places of worship — spaces intended to transport us out of our everyday lives. But other destinations may surprise you: a tiny drinking hole, a neighborhood library or office buildings in the middle of downtown L.A. There are masterpieces in every corner of the city worth getting a neck ache over. Here’s to the old ceilings and to Angelenos who continue to push creative boundaries with all that’s way above our heads.