The polls are open for Downtown LA News Best of Downtown annual survey. The Historic Core BID has been nominated for Best Business Improvement District. We’d appreciate your support- jump to question #63 and vote for us! Thanks for your vote ❤️

Click here to begin the 15 min survey.

Meet the newest face of the Historic Core: Nubia Stephens, who recently opened numaade cafe, offering a wide variety of breakfast/lunch options for all diets. Nubia made it big in Dallas but decided home is where the heart is. Find out all about Nubia’s journey from a cook to a baker and proud #DTLA business owner. The Historic Core is lucky to have yet another black woman-owned business. 

Numaade Cafe

548 S Spring St. #114

Meet one of the Faces of the Historic Core: Benjamin Westley. Benjamin’s first brick and mortar opened up in October and they have been serving the Historic Core community with some of the best quality brews and well-ness teas. They also give back by selling products made by local designers and artists.

Boketto Cold Brews

743 S Broadway

Have you been watching HBO Now at home? If so, you may have seen the trailer for their new Perry Mason – HBO series.

Check out this video below and pause on 0:14 to see a very special appearance by 4th St between Spring and Main Streets in DTLA’s Historic Core district. AKA the heart of Downtown LA. ❤️

We’ll be posting more Historic Core centered movie content so tag us in things, old or new, you find to be reshared. We’re @historiccore on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.

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.

Ace Hotel DTLA

929 S Broadway

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.

The Down & Out

501 S Spring

The Little Easy

216 W 5th St.

Adelita’s Cantina

210 W 5th St.

Bang Bang Room

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.

Los Angeles Theater

615 S Broadway

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.

Park Fifth Tower

427 W 5th St.

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!

Gelateria Uli

541 S Spring St