Downtown LA past and present

Even though Downtown Los Angeles has gone through many changes in the past, much of the architecture has remained the same. Modern and historic photographs from Main and Spring streets show the changes.

History and timeline of Downtown LA

Los Angeles, today one of the world’s greatest metropolises, took root in the early 19th Century as an inauspicious Spanish pueblo spread out over several dozen square miles.

Voices from the neighborhood

Hear the opinions of a lifetime activist Bilal Ali and a downtown native Brady Westwater on the radical changes taking place in the neighborhood. What do you think about the developments?

Scenes from the Art Walk

The Art Walk in Downtown Los Angeles was founded in 2004 with a small group of galleries on Gallery Row. Today over 50 galleries in the area and thousands of guests take part in the event.