Little Tokyo Service Center

Far East Lounge

A gathering place for seniors and others!

Facility Rental

The Far East Lounge is equipped with 4 networked iMac workstations with high-speed Internet access. WiFi is also available at the site.  An instructor's workstation can be connected to an LCD projector.

Our computers feature a variety of open source and professional software applications that include Microsoft and Adobe products. The computers are currently running Mac OS X 10.6.8 (Snow Leopard). Use of VMware Fusion (virtualization) enables the iMac workstations to run multiple operating systems (like Microsoft Windows and Linux) and customized configurations and setups.

Our technology services and rates are established for both non-profit and for-profit businesses. Non-profit organizations must provide proof of 501(c)3 tax exemption to take advantage of lower rates. Prices are negotiable for package rentals and services.

Lessee Category First 2 hours Every successive 2-hour periods
Community Group $40 $20
Nonprofit with less than $500,000 in annual revenue $40 $20
Nonprofit with $500,000 or greater in annual revenue $80 $40
For-profit businesses $120 $60
Individuals with Private Purposes $120 $60



Cancellation Policy

Far East Lounge is a facility operated by LTSC to benefit seniors in and around Little Tokyo, and for use by community groups on an as-available basis. We encourage groups to make use of the facility for community-benefit purposes. We would like users to be considerate in the scheduling, use and/or canceling of the 

     * Notice of Cancellation: If your event is taking place on a Friday, Saturday, Sunday or Monday, and you have to cancel, you must notify FEL staff by the previous Wednesday at 5 p.m.

     * Notice of Cancellation: If you event takes place on Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday, and you want to cancel, you must notify FEL staff at least two days prior at 5 p.m.

     * Cancellation Fee: If you cancel with ten days of the scheduled event, there will be a cancellation charge of $20 if the reservation is for 4 hours or less, and $40 if the reservation is for more than 4 hours.


The Far East Lounge is located at:

The Far East Building
353 E. First Street
Los Angeles, CA 90012

The Far East Lounge is located very close to the Little Tokyo/Arts District Metro Gold Line station, and with plenty of metered street parking and parking garages in the area.

For reservations, request for services, other arrangements (e.g. discounted rates for MULTIPLE USE LICENSES, LONG-TERM USE LICENSES) or for further information please submit inquiries to Hiromi Sone at .

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Lounge Hours

Mon to Friday: 10am - 5pm
Refer to calendar


353 E. First Street

Los Angeles CA 90012

(213) 621-4158

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Donation Requested!

Do you have extra Mahjong mat and/or set of tiles? Please donate your dormant Mahjong equipment to our community Mahjong group! Please contact to Hiromi at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


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