There’s more than meets the eye in Downtown’s concrete jungle of freeways, skyscrapers, sculptures, and convention centers. From its wholesale flower market and fashion district to its historic landmarks and gallery-sponsored art walks, Downtown is where diverging interests converge in this star-studded city on the coast. Take the time to explore this seemingly-intimidating neighborhood and you’ll notice that it’s friendlier than expected —people are nice and public transportation is accessible. Downtown, everyone’s waiting for you. (Source Airbnb)
In mid-2013, Downtown was noted as “a neighborhood with an increasingly hip and well-heeled residential population.” Because of the downtown area’s office market’s migration west to Bunker Hill and the Financial District, many historic office buildings have been left intact, simply used for storage or remaining empty during recent decades. In 1999, the Los Angeles City Council passed an adaptive reuse ordinance, making it easier for developers to convert outmoded, vacant office and commercial buildings into renovated lofts and luxury apartment and condo complexes. As of early 2009, 14,561 residential units have been created under the adaptive reuse ordinance, leading to an increase in the residential population. With 28,878 residents in 2006 and 39,537 in 2008, a 36.9% increase, Downtown Los Angeles is seeing new life and investment. In 2009 Bottega Louie opened on the first floor of the historic Brockman Building on Grand Avenue and 7th Street. It contributed to the revitalization of Downtown LA by creating restaurant row, which has since brought numerous new restaurants and retail shops to the area. (Source Wikipedia)
About The Neighborhood
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Take A Tour of Downtown LA
You might be starting out at the beginning of your home buying process and you’re not sure if this is the right area for you. So why not take a tour with us…we’ll show you:
- Current homes for sale.
- Where to eat/drink/grab coffee and your groceries.
- Where to find the local farmer’s market.
- Local schools.
We never would have gotten the house without her.
Karen S – Buyer Hancock Park
We also provide our buyers with a personalized Homesnap app, linked directly to us. This is a very cool app on your mobile phone that allows you to stand in front of any house and “snap” it for all the details. It also allows you to track the homes you’ve seen, mark favorites and ask us questions directly.
Some Of Our Favorite Downtown LA Places
Follow the link to The Best Restaurants in Downtown Los Angeles
Her personal care and attention all make her unparalleled in her profession in our opinion
Melissa B – Buyer Eastside
If you want to get started finding your next home in Downtown L.A. please contact us now.