The Fifth and Hill project, with its cantilevered pool levels resembling giant Jenga game pieces, is moving forward. The Department of City Planning released the draft environmental impact report for the 53-story effort that would rise near Pershing Square. The project comes from developer J…

Developer Tom Gilmore was at the forefront of the Downtown residential boom. Now, his Gilmore Associates has sold the first project he brought online. The 12-story Continental Building at 408 S. Spring St. has been purchased by an entity identified as Continental DTLA.

Local leaders and pedestrian and cycling advocates gathered on Spring Street last week to celebrate major upgrades to the thoroughfare. The project, part of the $2.3 million Main and Spring Forward project powered by 14th District City Councilman José Huizar and the Department of Transportat…

DTLA - Skid Row Housing, Part I: The Weingart Center, a longtime housing and services provider in Skid Row, has been working on developing three residential towers in the area. A draft environmental impact report for the project has been released, offering new details. The development would …

DTLA - Dignity Health California Hospital Medical Center has been part of Downtown Los Angeles for 132 years. Now the South Park institution is preparing to play a lead role in the community for decades to come, with plans for a major addition.

After years of construction, one of Downtown’s biggest housing projects is ready to come online. Circa, which holds 648 apartments in a pair of 35-story South Park towers, will begin move-ins on Sunday, Sept. 30. Jamison Services and Hankey Investments are behind the $500 million project at …

The City of Los Angeles’ plan to redevelop the Civic Center over a 15-year period is officially underway. Now, with crews working on a 500-day dismantlement of Parker Center, government representatives are seeking input from Downtown stakeholders on how they want to see the area transform.

DTLA - A decade ago, the Downtown Los Angeles development scene was barely moving. The residential revolution that ignited in 2000 had come to a close as the Great Recession pummeled lending markets. Proposed housing projects stalled. The anticipated Frank Gehry-designed mega-development on …

Another South Park project is preparing to open. Developers Mack Urban and AECOM Capital have announced that move-ins for its Aven high-rise at 1120 S. Grand Ave. will begin next January.

One of Downtown’s largest developments has hit another milestone. Metropolis Tower II, a 40-story building with 514 condominiums, opened for residents on July 28. Construction wrapped earlier this year, according to developer Greenland USA, which is the U.S. branch of the Chinese firm Greenl…

DTLA -The Financial District’s Ritz Milner Hotel opened in 1923 and closed in August 2017 for renovations, with few details provided at the time. Now the scope of the work is finally coming into play, as is a timeline.

The Downtown Los Angeles hotel scene has expanded significantly in recent years, with both historic buildings being converted into new destinations and ground-up construction bringing thousands of rooms.

One of the most anticipated projects in Downtown is the Olympia in South Park, and now there is new information. The draft environmental report for developer City Century’s three-tower complex near the 110 Freeway was filed recently with the Department of City Planning.

A plan to replace the 55-year-old Men’s Central Jail with a new $2.2 billion correctional facility reached a milestone last week. On Tuesday, June 19, the County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved the budget and final environmental impact report for a 2.4 million-square-foot complex a…

The plan to replace Parker Center and build a new office tower in the Civic Center passed another hurdle last week. On Tuesday, June 19, the City Council’s Information, Technology and General Services committee voted in favor of the proposal to raze the former police headquarters at 150 N. L…

DTLA - Fifteen years ago when few people would risk coming Downtown, Bill Cooper set up shop with his real estate company and dove head first into L.A.’s not-quite-a-Downtown center. For the first few years there wasn’t much to sell, but Bill recognized the potential for growth, especially i…

DTLA - There are moments in time when everything comes together. A thriving location. A stunning new residence. Game-changing architecture meets one-of-a-kind luxury. TEN50 is exactly that — and with more than 60% of units sold, the word is out.