Metro and the City of Los Angeles are partnering to improve 5th St and 6th St in downtown LA to enhance mobility and safety for the thousands of people who walk, bike, roll, ride transit or drive in the area. This project is an important step in building a comprehensive, multimodal transit network in Downtown LA.
For any questions please contact Edgar Duncan, Streets L.A. at (213) 485-5561
Please take a look at the maps included in the presentation below to plan traveling accordingly.
This is all part of the City’s Mobility 2035 Plan and Metro’s NextGen Bus Plan.
FINAL 5th 6th St Project PPT_6.9.20
Welcome to the Façades and Interiors of the Ace Hotel in Downtown LA
The Ace Hotel is housed inside the historic Texaco Building on 9th and Broadway. Did you know it was the tallest building in the city for one year after its completion in 1927? It features 182 rooms, a pool, a restaurant, and three bars. The rooftop is beloved by many locals and offers gleaming views of our city. Take a virtual tour below. Find out more about the hotel here.
Meet one of the Faces of the Historic Core: Vee Sanderson. Vee is the mighty force behind some of the most popular nightlife venues in the neighborhood. As a pioneer of the Historic Core, she’s gone from one venue to a row of them on the same block.
501 S Spring
216 W 5th St.
210 W 5th St.
221 W 7th St.
Welcome to the Façades and Interiors of the Los Angeles Theatre
The theater constructed in late 1930 and early 1931. It was commissioned by H.L. Gumbiner, an independent film exhibitor from Chicago. It was designed by S. Charles Lee, and Samuel Tilden Norton, their vision was inspired by the French Baroque style.
The construction cost nearly $1.5 million dollars, with the final donation coming from Charlie Chaplin. This was the last theater of it’s kind to be built on Broadway before the Great Depression.
After closing its doors in 1994, the theater has since reopened and now hosts a multitude of events, concerts, and movie nights. Find out more here.
Park Fifth Tower Apartments For Lease in the Historic Core.
Located on 5th street overlooking all of Pershing Square, Park Fifth Tower offers studio, one-bedroom, two-bedroom, and three-bedroom luxury apartments.
Check out the views that surround the residents of Park Fifth, amenities, and more.
Meet one of the Faces of the Historic Core: Uli Nasibova from Gelateria Uli inside the Spring Arcade. Uli’s assortment of flavors is inspired by the neighborhood itself, plus she shops for ingredients at local farmers market!
Meet one of the Faces of the Historic Core Rachel Long from your dog’s favorite place on earth. Pet Project LA is the number one stop for all Downtown LA pet necessities! Learn more about how Rachel came to own Pet Project and where in the neighborhood she likes to go with her pups, Shakespeare and Angus!
Meet one of the Faces of the Historic Core: Sofian Ketfi, local resident and business owner of Garçons de Cafe a French wine bar inside the Spring Arcade. It has become a safe haven for wine lovers, friends, and locals alike. Thanks to Sofian’s vision and dedication, Garçons de Cafe is a great cozy spot for wine, culture, and the tranquility to enjoy both.
Meet one of the Faces of the Historic Core: Emmeric Konrad, a local artist who has lived in DTLA since 1989. He was part of the collective who started Downtown LA’s Art Walk, so trust us he knows Downtown, specifically the Historic Core. You can check out his art in multiple art galleries, local businesses, and electricity boxes around the neighborhood. Check out our video interview with Emmeric and learn more about his style of art, how it started, and where artists nowadays are showing and hanging out.
Meet one of the Faces of the Historic Core: Deisy Suarez-Giles from Desuar Spa. Desuar Spa has been the relaxation destination of the Historic Core for 5 years. Deisy’s story and dream to open a spa on 5th street is truly inspiring. Check out our video interview with Deisy and learn more about her trek from New York to LA, finding love while opening her own business, and starting a family in the Historic Core.