The Faces and Façades of the Historic Core

Welcome to the heart of DTLA. Get to know the faces of our businesses, the interiors, and facades of the historic architecture that make up our Historic Core neighborhood.

Historic Faces

Nubia Stephens from Numaade Cafe by the Historic Core BIDFaces of the Historic Core
July 27, 2020

Nubia Stephens – numaade cafe

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…
Ben Westley of Boketto Cold Brew in DTLA by Historic CoreFaces of the Historic Core
July 7, 2020

Benjamin Westley – Boketto Cold Brew

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…
Vee Sanderson Faces of the Historic CoreFaces of the Historic Core
June 9, 2020

Vee Sanderson – The DNO, Little Easy, Adelita’s Cantina, and Bang Bang Room

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…
Gelateria Uli in Historic Core DTLAFaces of the Historic Core
May 20, 2020

Uli Nasibova – Gelateria Uli

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…
Rachel Long Pet Project LAFaces of the Historic Core
May 12, 2020

Rachel Long – Pet Project

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…
Kristen and Monica Nickel Diner DTLAFaces of the Historic Core
May 1, 2020

Kristen Trattner and Monica May – Nickel Diner

Meet two more Faces of the Historic Core: Kristen Trattner and Monica May, the owners of the best diner in town. The Nickel Diner is a treasure amongst Main St…
Faces of the Historic Core
April 24, 2020

Chip Brown – Big Man Bakes

Meet one of the Faces of the Historic Core: Chip Brown, a local baker that established his roots 10 years ago in the Historic Core. Big Man Bakes is a…
Faces of the Historic Core
April 10, 2020

Sofian Ketfi – Garçons de Cafe

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…
Faces of the Historic Core
April 2, 2020

Emmeric Konrad – Local Artist

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…
Faces of the Historic Core
February 7, 2020

Deisy Suarez – Desuar Spa

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…

Historic Façades

Ace Hotel DTLA Photo by Historic Core BIDFacades
June 12, 2020

Inside The Ace Downtown LA Hotel

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…
Facades
June 9, 2020

Inside The Los Angeles Theatre

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…
Facades
January 5, 2020

Inside the United Artists Theatre

Welcome to the Façades and Interiors of the United Artists Theatre. The theatre was designed by architect C. Howard Crane of the firm Walker & Eisen for the United Artists…

Residential Façades

For Lease
June 5, 2020

Park Fifth Tower

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.…
For Lease
January 10, 2020

Topaz Apartments

Topaz DTLA apartments For Lease in the Historic Core. Located on the corner of 6th and Main Topaz DTLA offers a range of apartment layouts from studios to three bedrooms.…

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