Photos: A Rock N' Roll Bar With A 5000 Gallon Fish Tank Opens In DTLA

Embracing literally both the highs and lows of downtown Los Angeles, there's a new rock n' roll bar and lounge nestled in the same downtown building as Perch (one of our favorite rooftop bars in L.A. ) that opens today. But instead of high up on the rooftop, this one goes down into the basement—and there's a massive 5,500 gallon fish tank that wraps around the space above the bar.

LAist visited Mrs. Fish on Thursday night for a soft opening. It's equal parts a space for live music and a place for small bites and craft cocktails. And it's owned by the creator of Perch.

We enter the bar and find ourselves walking through a metal-like tunnel down a staircase with an ornate, wrought-iron banister. Although this may seem like something that would have been an original vintage design of the historic Pershing Square Building that it's housed in, the bannister was created specifically for the bar. This is just a first glimpse at the intricate details throughout Mrs. Fish. The basement once was home to a restaurant in the 1920s, and Mrs. Fish's owner took three years to heavily remodel the space.

House and Grounds: A vintage stunner bursts with modern convenience

  1. The two-story condominium on the 63rd floor of the Residences at 900 North Michigan includes a grand staircase with wrought-iron railings, a living room with 20-foot ceilings and views of Lake Michigan, according to Baird & Warner, the Chicago
  2. The wrought-iron stairway railings are original, and the master bedroom upstairs holds a treasured collection. The bedroom set with graceful, detailed carving was Linda's mother's and grandmother's. Five windows in a bedroom devoted to grandkids 
  3. As we walked up the steps to the large front porch, adorned with wrought iron railings, the massive and ornate french-style doors opened to reveal the smiling owner, Doug Sturtz. We were surprised to be greeted by name. It was understandable, though

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