Did you know that the also referred to by many residents as "the Ziggurat," has made its way into quite a few Hollywood films?
The one-million square-foot building shaped like a pyramid was used in the 1995 movie Outbreak, starring Dustin Hoffman. It served as the exterior for the Center for Disease Control headquarters.
In 1975, it was featured in an ending scene of the Sci-Fi movie, Death Race 2000, starring Sly Stallone and David Carradine.
It was also home to the "Luckup Corp." in the 1983 movie, Deal of the Century with Chevy Chase.
Also, in 1978, it was used in the thriller, Coma with Michael Douglas and Geneviève Bujold. The film is about a young female doctor who notices, and uncovers an unnatural amount of comas occurring in her hospital.
Completed in 1971, the Ziggurat is located at the interesection of La Paz and Aliso Creek roads. You can't miss it thanks to it deep shade of mustard yellow. Its nickname is derived from its resemblance to a ziggurat, a Babylonian tower having the appearance of a terraced pyramid.
(Source: Laguna Niguel: The Legacy and The Promise)