Monday, November 01, 2010
Los Angeles, Ad Town (one in a series): Mercedes Edition
The latest Mercedes-Benz commercial contains plenty of downtown L.A. images -- including this shot of the L.A. skyline above. (Brownie points if you can figure out where this view was taken -- I'm guessing the Transamerica/AT&T tower south of Downtown.
Also seen: Downtown's newish Caltrans building.
The ad, narrated by "Mad Men" star Jon Hamm, is all about debate. Including "debate about art" -- said while a vision of downtown's controversial High School for the Visual and Performing Arts (above).