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20th Annual Public Safety Appreciation BBQ

With a record turn-out under cool and comfortable clouds, our 20th Annual Public Safety Appreciation BBQ fundraiser was a great success. We packed the Bank of America Plaza with our friends and neighbors in law enforcement, serving over 1,200 heaping plates of delicious BBQ and dessert. The big crowd enjoyed live music from local rock-n-roll favorites, JetStream, and give-aways from local businesses.

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DTLA Works - For Businesses Ready To Thrive

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Downtown Los Angeles has long been home to traditional industries like finance, real estate and legal services. Now it is attracting a new generation of companies in growth sectors such as architecture, technology, fashion, and media.

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The Dog Party of the Year

On Wednesday, July 10th, over 1,300 Downtown LA residents, workers, and their canine friends gathered on the plaza at FIGat7th to celebrate the DCBID's 13th Annual Dog Day and to share an evening of mingling, music, and more. This annual event began at the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels as a way to help introduce neighbors, build community and to bring life to our streets.

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The Art of DTLA

Downtown Los Angeles is a city of art, and for art. 

With galleries ranging from the cavernous to the intimate, DTLA boasts a vibrant and varied art scene that is constantly injecting new energies, bold assertions, and inspiring interpretations into the city. From the twin titans of MOCA and The Broad, to secret pop-ups and street art, Downtown LA is sparking with thought-provoking expression spanning the world-renowned to the underground.

No trip to LA is complete without exploring a gallery and here are five spots that are worth the time and will reward the effort. 

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DTLA – This Is City Living

DTLA – This Is City Living

Long-time Angelenos, young families, bold artists, and savvy professionals from around the world are flocking to Downtown LA for its culture, convenience, and community.

Over the past five years, DTLA has welcomed over 30 new residential properties and more than 20,000 new people who are now calling DTLA "home." It is one of the hottest areas of residential growth in the region and shows no signs of slowing. The streets are alive with foot traffic, restaurants are busy, rooftop bars are packed, and new businesses are opening across all the neighborhoods.

Living in Downtown LA is officially a "thing."

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Welcome To Dinetown LA

Welcome To Dinetown LA

Downtown LA is packed with buzzy, in-the-moment restaurants, classic fine dining destinations, and comfortable staples. From long-time veteran restaurateurs and flashy celebrity chefs to their more modest tradesmen neighbors, DTLA has attracted a wide range of culinary leaders enticed by the opportunity to push epicurean boundaries and explore new concepts in one of the most interesting dining destinations on the Best Coast.

Have a look at five of Downtown LA's most notable and nosh-able. 

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DCBID Hosts ULI Roundtables

The DCBID's Executive Director Nick Griffin hosted a series of roundtable discussions titled DTLA Pop-Up Connect: Kickstarting New Retail Brands at Urban Land Institute Los Angeles's Urban Marketplace 2019 conference. Joined by the DCBID's Marketing and Economic Manager Michael Ashkenasi, the duo fielded questi...
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Hacking the Highrise - FourFortyFour South Flower


Hacking the Highrise is about how DTLA's office towers are being reimagined for a new era of city living and a new generation of tenants.

We're looking inside, outside and all around: office spaces, common areas, infrastructure, technology, amenities, social activity, and cultural programming that connects people and companies within their buildings and to the surrounding neighborhoods.

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