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July 8, 2016

The Heart of DTLA

7th& Broadway “I grew up in Manhattan Beach, but I’ve also lived in Los Feliz for twenty years. I have a pizza box because I just met my husband for lunch at Bottega Louis. Today I am in downtown…

June 30, 2016

Historic Theaters Gain New Life as Retail Stores

by Amy Edelen, Los Angeles Times Downtown’s L.A.’s Broadway Theater District, home to one of the largest concentrations of historic movie palaces in the nation, is gaining a new lease on life that doe…

June 23, 2016

Street Closures July 9th-July 10th

Taking place at Grand Park in DTLA, Renegade Craft Fair will feature a thoughtfully curated selection of the finest independent makers. Attendees will partake in an exciting weekend of shopping for ha…

June 16, 2016

Clifton’s Is Getting A New Coffee Shop And Chef

by Juliet Bennett Rylah, LAist Clifton’s Cafeteria is getting a new chef and opening up a coffee shop called The Old Mill. Chef Andrew Pastore will be taking over the culinary program at Clifton’s Caf…

June 16, 2016

Title Insurance building acquired for creative office redevelopment

by Andrew Khouri, LA Times A development group led by Rising Realty Partners plans to transform the vacant Title Insurance and Trust building in downtown Los Angeles into creative offices, a roughly $…

June 6, 2016

Noah Strouse Profiled on The Code Solution

The Code Solution June 3rd The Historic Core is one of the most diverse neighborhoods in the City of Los Angeles. The community is made up of nearly 1:1 market rate and low-income housing. During the…

June 2, 2016

Old Bank District Art Museum Set to Start Work Soon

by Bianca Barragan, LA Curbed It’s been a while since we heard from the contemporary art museum planned for Downtown LA’s Old Bank District—the one set to run above, below, and through parts of the Ba…

June 1, 2016

Blair Besten Profiled on Silver Lake Blog

SILVER LAKE BLOG – April 29, 2016 We caught up with Executive Director of the Historic Core Bid of Downtown Los Angeles – Blair Besten. If you’re lucky you might catch her too. She’s regularly spotted…

May 31, 2016

Downtown LA: Why now’s the time to visit America’s hippest ‘hood

byPól Ó Conghaile, Independent Ireland The Nickel Diner’s grill is sizzling. Around it, sitting in burgundy leather banquettes by wooden tables, customers are tucking into a mix of pancakes, egg scram…

May 31, 2016

Aged Cecil Hotel to Get a Major Makeover

by Nicholas Slayton, Los Angeles Downtown News DTLA – A major overhaul is being planned for the Cecil Hotel. It could bring a bright future to a large property that has lagged as the Historic Core has…