Once desolate, Downtown L.A. was recently hailed by GQ as “America’s Next Great City.” There is no hotter neighborhood at the moment for dining (Alma, Bottega Louie, Orsa & Winston, Redbird), boozing (Perch, The Varnish, Villain’s Tavern), and shopping (Acne Studio, Rory Beca, Aesop) than DTLA. Then there’s the historic Art Deco theaters such as the Orpheum and The Theater at Ace Hotel, where you can take in world-class music, dance, and theater. Explore Grand Central Market, a landmark since 1917 that’s akin to San Francisco’s Ferry Building and home to Eggslut and Belcampo Meat Co., hit up MOCA’s latest, and take a walking tour with the Los Angeles Conservancy for an in-depth look at treasures such as the Bradbury Building, Angels Flight, and the Central Library. The hot real estate market includes loft-style apartments and condos and Art Deco office building conversions with insanely good views.
This week, we take a look at the main railway station in Los Angeles and the largest railroad passenger terminal in the Western United States. The Los Angeles Union Station opened in May 1939 as the Los Angeles Union Passenger Terminal, replacing La Grande Station and Central Station. Today, the station is a major transportation... Keep reading →
25 stories. Offering floor plans with one, two-bedroom or three-bedroom penthouses. 151 residences for those who desire the best in downtown living. Boutique in feel and stunning in its execution, TEN50 is at the heart of the vibrant South Park district Uniquely situated near art, culture, dining and LA LIVE, the epicenter of downtown entertainment.... Keep reading →
By Kathy McDonald Resurgent real estate development is transforming the city’s core Downtown los angeles is getting a makeover to the tune of $16.5 billion in new development. Changes includes the addition of a slew of mixed-used projects combining ground floor retail and upper level living, a new Whole Foods supermarket, sprouting indie restaurants, three... Keep reading →
Brick accent walls and original 1890s steel lattice columns give an industrial look to this corner penthouse in the Douglas Building in downtown Los Angeles. Two smaller units were combined to create the 2,100-square-foot residence, which features a two-sided fireplace, open-plan spaces and a vintage pyramid-shaped skylight. Plans to add a private rooftop deck are currently on... Keep reading →