Watch One of Los Angeles's Last Elevator Operators in Action

“I was born to go up and down.”

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New York-based production company Dress Code pays a visit to Ruben Pardo, the oldest elevator operator in LA. The short documentary Ruben’s Elevator examines a day in the life of Pardo, who has spent his time transporting patrons of Wilshire Tower for the past 40 years. The 75-year-old professional continues to bring positive vibes to 5514 Wilshire Boulevard with his wise and cheerful musings. Check out the four-minute documentary above for a stunningly composed and heartwarming look into the life of one of the city’s lasting manual operators.

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