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The City is looking to partner with the County to transform a county-owned lot into an affordable housing project. A motion, filed late last month by First District City Councilman Gil Cedillo outlines a plan to work with Los Angeles County First District Supervisor Hilda Solis’ office to tu…

Another project is being planned near Los Angeles State Historic Park. Plans filed with the Department of City Planning by an LLC called 1457 Main call for replacing two industrial buildings at 1435 N. Main St. with a new live/work building containing 243 apartment units.

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Downtown has experienced an unprecedented development boom over the past two decades, with new high-rise residential and commercial developments ushering in a new era of the Central City.

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority is looking for community feedback for its planned pedestrian and cycling path along the Los Angeles River. The L.A. River Path project would be an eight-mile development along the river, running from Elysian Valley to the City of Maywood, passing thr…

Fines for those found guilty of illegally dumping trash and other materials across city streets have been substantially increased following a vote by the Los Angeles City Council last week. The city council approved an ordinance that triples fines for illegal dumping on Wednesday, Oct. 23.

This weekend, look back on the impact of Proposition 187 with a free rally and concert at Los Angeles State Historic Park. Rally for Our Rights: We Are 25 Years Beyond Prop 187 takes place on Saturday, Nov. 9 and examines the political fight over immigration in the state that came to a head …

Downtown has experienced an unprecedented development boom over the past two decades, with new high-rise residential and commercial developments ushering in a new era of the Central City. 

A hidden piece of Los Angeles history could receive a facelift in the near future. The Dutch Chocolate Shop was put on the market by its anonymous owner last week, opening the door for a refurbishment at the 105-year-old space.

The Arts District’s At Mateo project has experienced a shake up. The office and retail campus is losing one of its main tenants, meal replacement beverage company Soylent, with another company opting to gobble up the leftover space. Last month Soylent announced that it is leaving its 29,000-…

Last week the Department of City Planning released new proposed zoning rules for Downtown Los Angeles. The package of proposals is part of the wider Downtown Community Plan, also known as DTLA 2040, and seeks to anticipate and prepare for a period of phenomenal growth in the Central City.

One of Downtown’s mega projects is turning its final, in-construction tower into apartments. Metropolis, at Eighth and Francisco streets, comprises four high rises, three of which are finished. The last, a 58-story edifice, planned to house 685 condos, but those units have now been converted…

This week Angelenos can head to Broadway to experience how the 1980s envisioned the future. Neotropolis Bar is a new pop-up bar in the Historic Core set to run for a month starting on Friday, Nov. 1. The space is based on the cyberpunk genre, with neon, noir-inspired décor, retro televisions…