CicLAvia holds “Heart of LA”, a route made for Angeleños to rediscover the origins of the city. The path was evenly spread with the core at Spring street.

ShopWalk is a day dedicated to shopping, eating, and playing in Downtown’s Historic Core. With over 100 local businesses, there’s something for everyone here.

The farmers market is every Sunday from 9:00 am until 2:00 pm at 5th Street between Broadway and Spring Street.We are committed to making fresh, affordable food accessible in Downtown.

Angels Flight reopens, connecting the historic and financial districts of Bunker Hill.

The Huntington Building is converted by Loftsby Killefer Flammang Architects into residential rentals, The Pacific Electric Lofts.

The Downtown LA Art Walk is founded as a platform to encourage Angelenos to visit DTLA by inviting galleries to stay open late once a month. It has become the most prominent event in the community

The San Fernando Building is redeveloped by Gilmore Associates and converted into seventy loft-style apartments by Killefer Flammang Architects.


The Adaptive Reuse Ordinance is approved, becoming a large incentive for historic preservation in LA. It facilitates the conversion of dozens of historic and under-utilized structures into housing

The Museum of Contemporary Art is founded, with one of the most comprehensive collections of late-20th-century art in the United States. Its main gallery is on Grand Avenue, designed by Arata Isozaki

The Dorothy Chandler Pavilion opens as the cornerstone of the Music Center of LA County. It is to serve as home to the Los Angeles Philharmonic, Los Angeles Opera and Music Center Dance.