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July 31, 2020

We’ve Been Nominated for Best of Downtown Awards!

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…

July 3, 2020

DTLA’s Historic Core Makes Appearance in HBO’s New Perry Mason Series

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 4t…

5 th Street/6th Street Improvement Project
June 16, 2020

5th/6th St Improvement Project – What You Need To Know

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 t…

January 10, 2018

News Conference: What to do about the Homeless Crisis in Downtown LA?

The homeless crisis in downtown LA is getting worse. NBC’s Conan Nolan taks with Blair Besten from the Historic Core Business Improvement District and Patti Berman from the Downtown LA Neighborhood Co…

January 10, 2018

Dare to Dream Gala: Union Rescue Mission


January 10, 2018


JANUARY 27, 2017, The City of Los Angeles LOS ANGELES—Mayor Eric Garcetti today announced four appointees to the HHH Citizens Oversight Committee, an administrative council that will play a vital role…

January 10, 2018

Los Angeles to expedite sidewalk dining permits in downtown area

By Catherine Saillan, LA Times, November 6, 2013 Los Angeles City Council members agreed Wednesday to dramatically cut the cost and speed up processing of sidewalk dining permits in the reawakening do…

January 10, 2018

Historic Core Walking Guide Hits the Streets

By Donna Evans, LA Downtown News, April 10, 2014 Planning to make a special visit to or even just wander around the Old Bank District or Broadway, and not sure what exactly you want to do? The Histori…

January 10, 2018

Besten’s Show: Beyond Clean and Safe at Historic Core BID

by Ryan Vaillancourt, Staff Writer, LA Downtown News Dec 2, 2011 DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES – Last month, few job offers seemed as unenticing as the post of executive director of the Historic Downtown Los A…

September 22, 2017

HCBID Board Meeting 9.27.17

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