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In the Central City Crime Report, we survey a recent week in public safety. All information is provided by the LAPD’s Central Division.

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One of the most anticipated projects in Downtown Los Angeles is ready to open, four years later than originally planned. On Friday, July 19, the Alamo Drafthouse in The Bloc will start screening movies.

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Less than a year after they opened, a pair of residential towers at Eighth and Spring streets have traded hands. Holland Partner Group sold the Grace on Spring and Griffin on Spring, at 732 S. Spring St. and 755 S. Spring St., respectively, to Daydream Apartments, a Denver-based business tha…

DTLA—The Downtown residential population is growing, but many people have questions about where to live, whether to buy or rent, and other matters. Some answers will be provided at an event dubbed "Helping You Find Your Home in DTLA: Relocation 101."

Three weeks after Downtown residents and workers voted for the 28 members of the board of directors of the Downtown Los Angeles Neighborhood Council, the board has selected its new leadership. Officers were chosen at the board meeting on Tuesday, July 9, and will serve terms lasting through …

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DTLA—Over the course of the last year, people in Downtown Los Angeles have grown alarmed by the presence of rats in municipal buildings, including City Hall and the Central Division police station in Skid Row. Tensions ratcheted higher in the wake of an outbreak of typhus in Downtown. The fl…

DTLA-Metro Charter Elementary School, which opened six years ago and was heralded as the first school pitched to a new legion of Downtown Los Angeles residents, has closed. Its operators cited declining enrollment as the primary reason.

In the Central City Crime Report, we survey a recent week in public safety. All information is provided by the LAPD’s Central Division.

The Arts District’s Institute of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles has a new executive director: Anne Ellegood, the current senior curator at the Hammer Museum. On Wednesday, July 10, museum brass announced that Ellegood will replace Elsa Longhauser, who led the museum for 19 years, and was in c…

It’s still more than two decades until the year 2040, but the Department of City Planning is looking ahead at how to best reshape zoning and development-related laws in Downtown Los Angeles ahead of that time. Early this month, the department released a new draft of the Downtown Community Plan.

It’s impossible to avoid dogs in Downtown Los Angeles. Thousands of residents walk their pets on local streets (and hopefully clean up after them), new residential buildings are increasingly offering canine-focused amenities, and one of the Central City’s biggest retail trends is the influx …