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The Art of DTLA//IRL

DTLA//IRL was envisioned as a space and experience that embodies the spirit of Downtown – an expression of the community, culture and commerce that make it such a vibrant place.To manifest that vision, the Downtown Center Business Improvement District engaged creative agency Neon Butterfly to conceptualize the space and program. The firm's founder,...
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ICYMI: DTLA's Housing Tour Recap

For many years, the Downtown Center BID has run a monthly Housing Tour showcasing everything DTLA has to offer to those looking for a more urban lifestyle in sprawling Los Angeles. Downtown LA has a weekday population of 500,000 (workers, tourists, and residents) but only 70,000+ people actually live here. However, the number of Downtown residents is expected to top 85,000 in the next few years. 

On this housing tour, we show off some of the most dynamic neighborhoods in DTLA while exploring some of the newest residential communities. Our most recent DTLA Housing Tour was held on August 4th - starting at Bottega Louie, one of DTLA's finest restaurants. In case you weren't able to join us, here's a recap of the properties we explored. 


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5 Sweet Treats to Keep You Cool This Summer in DTLA

​Summer is officially here...and with it come all of the sweet treats. While these confections are certainly available all year long, the summer season is the prime time to visit these dessert destinations. So, before you get lost in the freezer aisle of the grocery store and stock up on generic pints and popsicle sticks, plan to visit one, three or all five of the following locations to indulge in their sweet treats that will keep you cool this summer in DTLA.

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Q3 Market Report Shows National Brands and Creative/Tech Companies Continue to Flow Into DTLA

Downtown LA continued on its dynamic growth trajectory in Q3, despite a relatively slow quarter for the greater LA area. Leading the way was residential with another 1,380 rental units coming to market.

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