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Skyline of downtown Los Angeles
Skyline of downtown Los Angeles

Downtown Los Angeles is the central business district of Los Angeles, California, located close to the geographic center of the metropolitan area. The sprawling, multi-centered megacity is such that its downtown core is often considered just another district like Hollywood or Venice, even though it is home to the city and county governments and the region's tallest skyscrapers; it is not the "heart and soul" of the city like The Loop is to Chicago or Manhattan would be to New York City. The area features many of the city's major arts institutions and sports facilities, a variety of skyscrapers and associated large multinational corporations and an array of public art, unique shopping opportunities and the hub of the city's freeway and public transportation networks. Download high resolution version (1200x715, 217 KB) Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... Download high resolution version (1200x715, 217 KB) Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... The Central Business District of Sydney, Australia. ... Nickname: Location within Los Angeles County in the state of California Coordinates: , State County Settled 1781 Incorporated April 4, 1850 Government  - Type Mayor-Council  - Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa  - City Attorney Rocky Delgadillo  - Governing body City Council Area  - City  498. ... Cities with at least a million inhabitants in 2006 A metropolis (in Greek μήτηρ, mÄ“tÄ“r = mother and πόλις, pólis = city/town) is a big city[1], in most cases with over half a million inhabitants in the city proper, and with a population of at least one million living... A megacity is usually defined as a recognized metropolitan area with a total population in excess of 10 million people. ... ... The Loop is what locals call the historical center of downtown Chicago. ... Nickname: Motto: Urbs in Horto (Latin: City in a Garden), I Will Location in the Chicago metro area and Illinois Coordinates: , Country State Counties Cook, DuPage Settled 1770s Incorporated March 4, 1837 Government  - Mayor Richard M. Daley (D) Area  - City  234. ...


Downtown Los Angeles is generally thought to be bounded by the Los Angeles River on the east, the U.S. Route 101 on the north, the 10 Santa Monica Freeway on the south and the 110 Harbor Freeway on the west; however, some sources including the Los Angeles Downtown News and Los Angeles Times[1], extend the area past the traditional boundary to include the University Park neighborhood (encompassing the University of Southern California (USC) and Exposition Park, just south of the 10 Freeway) as a part of the downtown map. The Los Angeles River, highlighted in red (on the left). ... Highway 101 redirects here. ... Wikimedia Commons has media related to: Interstate 10 Interstate 10 (abbreviated I-10) is the southernmost east-west, coast-to-coast interstate highway in the United States. ... JUNCTION POSTMILE SR-47 LA ?? SR-91 LA ?? I-10 LA ?? Legend Prev Next < Route 109 Route 111 > California State Highways Current - Unconstructed - Deleted - Scenic California State Route 110 extends from California State Route 47 in San Pedro, California to Glenarm Street in Pasadena, California, USA. Most of Route 110... The Los Angeles Downtown News is a free weekly newspaper in Los Angeles, California, serving the Downtown Los Angeles area. ... This just IN !!!:paris hiltons new dog. ... University Park is a subdistrict district of West Adams, Los Angeles, California a few miles south of Downtown Los Angeles. ... The Trojan Shrine, better known as Tommy Trojan located in the center of University of Southern California campus. ... Exposition Park is located in South Los Angeles, across the street from the University of Southern California (USC). ...


Downtown Los Angeles is currently undergoing a transformation, with many historic buildings being converted into lofts, several retail businesses and restaurants opening, many new highrise residential buildings being built and are slated to be built, and with two star projects being built: L.A. Live and the Grand Avenue Project. L.A. Live, (also popularly called Times Square West, and The Los Angeles Sports and Entertainment District) is a civic center currently under construction in Downtown Los Angeles, California. ... The Grand Avenue Project along with the Los Angeles Sports and Entertainment District is a project currently under development designed to revive downtown Los Angeles. ...

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History

Most major upscale department stores once operated out of stand-alone buildings in downtown Los Angeles. Many of them were shuttered in the 1970s and 1980s, and some moved into newer more modern office, hotel and shopping complexes in the Financial District. Macy's Plaza and Robinsons-May (now closed and operating as a second Macy's store) are just two examples. With the movement of the city's commercial center westward, downtown Los Angeles was devoid of much nightlife from the 1950s until recent years as the residential population increased. (What little nightlife existed was concentrated in Little Tokyo.) The interior of a typical Macys department store. ... The 1970s decade refers to the years from 1970 to 1979, also called The Seventies. ... The 1980s refers to the years from 1980 to 1989. ... This article is about the R.H. Macy & Co. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... The New Otani Hotel is the tallest hotel in the Little Tokyo area. ...


In 1999, the Los Angeles City Council passed an adaptive reuse ordinance, making it easier for developers to convert vacant office and commercial buildings (many of which were the lavish headquarters buildings of banks and other financial institutions in the early part of the Twentieth Century) into renovated lofts and well-secured luxury apartment complexes. Among those moving into these buildings were workers fed up with the city's notorious traffic commuting to and from the suburbs. Another sign of the fledgling downtown renaissance is that the Ralphs supermarket chain has opened a new store in Downtown in late July 2007. Ralphs had its first store in Downtown in the late 1800s and closed its doors in Downtown in the 1950s as the suburbs grew. The Los Angeles City Council meets three times a week in city hall. ... Loft apartments are apartments that are generally built into former industrial buildings. ... Commuters on the New York City Subway during rush hour Rush hour at Shinjuku Station, Yamanote Line Traffic jam Commuting is the process of travelling between a place of residence and a place of work. ... “Suburbia” redirects here. ... A Ralphs Marketplace in Porter Ranch, Los Angeles, California Ralphs Grocery Company is a major supermarket chain in the Southern California area. ...


The residential population of Downtown LA has boomed since 2005, with a 20% jump in two years (2005-07) to 28,878 residents.[2] This number surpassed previous estimates and, with units under construction, pushes the estimated downtown population to more than 40,000 by the end of 2008 instead of 2015, the previous target milestone. At the same time, the number of jobs in the Downtown area has dropped to 418,000 in 2005, down from a high of 605,000 in 1995. [2]


On August 7, 2007, the Los Angeles City Council approved sweeping changes in zoning rules for the downtown area and including a corridor extending from downtown south along Figueroa Street to Exposition Park and USC.[1] Strongly advocated by Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, the changes allow larger and more dense developments downtown; developers who reserve 15% of their units for low-income residents are now exempt from some open-space requirements and can make their buildings 35% larger than current zoning codes allow.[1] The Los Angeles City Council meets three times a week in city hall. ... Antonio Ramon Villaraigosa (born Antonio (Tony) Ramon Villar, Jr. ...


Subdistricts

U.S. Bank Tower in Downtown Los Angeles is the tallest building in the United States west of the Mississippi River. (310 m)
U.S. Bank Tower in Downtown Los Angeles is the tallest building in the United States west of the Mississippi River. (310 m)

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Attractions

Some of the buildings of the Downtown core date from the early 1900s, with the topmost floors of most of the office buildings at mostly 13 stories. Between 1917 and 1957, a city ordinance capped building heights at 150 feet, leading to an unusually homogenous skyline. This has been mistakenly said to be due to earthquakes, but it was done to keep a uniform height in the area and to prevent Manhattan style congestion; thus, the Los Angeles City Hall was the tallest building for decades at 454 ft., until the development of the 18 Story California Bank Building at 600 S. Spring. That building is now being converted into condos. The unique Bradbury building, built in 1893, has a courtyard with spectacular wrought iron staircases and railings, and a glass and iron ceilng over the spacious couryard. The Grand Central Market captures an early 1900s feel, with customs in distinct contrast to the current supermarkets of the U.S. // Public flight demonstration of an airplane by Alberto Santos-Dumont in Paris, November 12, 1906. ... Los Angeles City Hall is the center of government in the city of Los Angeles, California. ... Front entrance of Bradbury The Bradbury Building is an architectural landmark in Los Angeles, California, in the United States. ... Located at 317 S. Broadway in downtown Los Angeles, Homer Laughlin Building is a Los Angeles landmark building best known for it ground floor tenant, the Grand Central Market, the Citys largest and oldest open air market. ...

  • On the northeast edge of Downtown, the bustling Union Station is an example of the massive buildings, on a heroic scale, that served a vanished rail passenger market until the 1990s when a subway line (operated by the MTA) and six commuter rail lines (operated by Metrolink) began taking passengers there. The recent opening of Gold Line light rail at Union Station serves Chinatown, the northeast districts of Los Angeles, the city of South Pasadena, and Pasadena. Currently under construction, the eastern extension of the Gold Line will continue through Union Station serving Little Tokyo, the east side districts of Los Angeles, and terminate in East Los Angeles (an unincorporated part of Los Angeles County.) Plans are moving forward to extend the Gold Line east of Pasadena in the San Gabriel Valley, but have yet to secure funding. Adjacent to Union Station is the historic center of the city, enshrined for local or tourist consumption as Olvera Street. Just one block away is the edge of Chinatown.
  • Up the hill from Union Station are the Civic Center buildings devoted to federal, state and city administration, including the Parker Center (LAPD headquarters) and City Hall. The main office of the Los Angeles Times is also in this corner of the downtown. When it first opened in 1935, it was the tallest building West of the Mississippi to house a newspaper press. This area of downtown is also home to the Music Center, a complex of music and theatrical halls which imitates the architecture of New York's Lincoln Center. In 2003 the Walt Disney Concert Hall opened to increase the number of major theaters at the Music Center to four. Also in the building is the smaller Redcat theater and art studio. Near the Music Center are the Museum of Contemporary Art, or MOCA, and the Colburn school of performing arts.
  • Down the hill, Little Tokyo still contains businesses with Japanese roots. Some of the buildings and sidewalks date back to the 1800s and still include hitching posts for horses. Little Tokyo also contains the Japanese American National Museum and another Museum of Contemporary Art campus.
  • South of Bunker Hill is the Library Tower, now known as the U.S. Bank Tower. At 310 m (1018 ft), it is the seventh tallest building in the United States, and the tallest building between Chicago and Auckland. Built in 1989, it was initially called Library Tower because the purchase of the air rights from the Los Angeles Central Library, located across the street, were used to allow a building of such height to be built. The money went towards expanding and renovating the library, which had suffered two arson fires in 1986. The library itself was built in 1926.
  • The Old Bank District is the center of the loft movement downtown. A number of developers have purchased old buildings and are converting them into residential lofts.
  • Gallery Row is a creative district in the Downtown Historic Core. Starting with 3 art galleries in 2004, Gallery Row now claims 17 art galleries in 2005.
  • Central City West is a portion West of the 110 that is growing with new towering condos and luxury apartment complexes.

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Skyline

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As the civic center and county seat, downtown Los Angeles is home to many courthouses and law offices.
John Ferraro Building, Bunker Hill

Despite its relative decentralization, Los Angeles has one of the largest skylines in the United States, and its development has continued in recent times. The skyline has seen rapid growth due to improvements in building standards, which has made some buildings highly earthquake-resistant. Many of the new skyscrapers are housing, especially in Downtown--what the office tower rush in the 1970s and 1980s added to the skyline is now occurring again in the form of residential construction. Some current and upcoming examples of skyscraper construction include: Image File history File links Download high-resolution version (1024x818, 392 KB)Carol M. Highsmith Collection at the Library of Congress Carol M. Highsmith Rights and Restrictions Information Ms. ... Image File history File links Download high-resolution version (1024x818, 392 KB)Carol M. Highsmith Collection at the Library of Congress Carol M. Highsmith Rights and Restrictions Information Ms. ... Image File history File linksMetadata JohnFerraroBuilding-122204. ... Image File history File linksMetadata JohnFerraroBuilding-122204. ... John Ferraro (May 14th, 1924 - April 17th, 2001) served as Los Angeles City Councilmen from 1966 until 2001. ... The 1970s decade refers to the years from 1970 to 1979, also called The Seventies. ... The 1980s refers to the years from 1980 to 1989. ...

  • Grand Avenue Project
  • LA Live
  • South, a tri-tower complex (13-, 19-, and 23-story towers) called Elleven, Luma, and Evo at the north-west block from 11th and Grand to 12th and Grand.
  • Metropolis, a mixed-use tri-tower (38, 47, and 52 stories, respectively) at Francisco and 9th Street.
  • Park Fifth Residential Towers.

This is a brief list, and there are many more. The recent "rise" of South Park, the low-rise district of downtown south of Bunker Hill (roughly south of 8th Street and north of the Santa Monica Freeway), is bringing skyscrapers that will be high enough in quantity and height to create an extended downtown skyline within a few years from 2005. Due to numerous films, television, and music videos that are shot in Los Angeles and uses downtown Los Angeles as the backdrop, the Los Angeles skyline is probably one of the most recognizable skylines in the world. The Grand Avenue Project along with the Los Angeles Sports and Entertainment District is a project currently under development designed to revive downtown Los Angeles. ... The Los Angeles Sports and Entertainment District, (also popularly called Times Square West, and L.A. Live) is a civic center currently under development and construction in Downtown Los Angeles, California. ... The tallest residential tower west of Chicago. ... South Park is an unincorporated village in: Sonoma County, California (CA), United States, North America. ... Bunker Hill as seen from Los Angeles City Hall Bunker Hill, in the downtown area of Los Angeles, California, is a short, developed hill with its peak located roughly around 3rd Street. ... Interstate 10; the Santa Monica Freeway segment is highlighted in red and the San Bernardino Freeway is highlighted in blue. ... Year 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ...


The skyline of Los Angeles consists of several different clusters of high-rise buildings; most of these clusters are not directly connected to each other. Century City and the parts of Wilshire Boulevard through Westwood together form a rather busy skyline that is often confused with the downtown skyline. View of the Century City skyline from the Getty Center. ... Wilshire Boulevard in the Miracle Mile District, looking east toward Downtown Los Angeles Wilshire Boulevard in Westwood, looking east toward the Millionaires Mile Wilshire Boulevard is one of the principal east-west arterial roads in Los Angeles, California. ... High-rise buildings line Wilshire Boulevard through the Westwood area Another view of the Westwood skyline Westwood is a district in western Los Angeles, California, not to be confused with Westwood, California. ...


Building Height Limits: 1904-1957

The first height limit ordnance in Los Angeles was enacted following the completion of the 13 story Continental Building, located at the southeast corner of 4th and Spring Streets (presently converted to use as lofts by developer Tom Gilmore). The purpose of the height limit was to limit the density of the city. There was great hostility to skyscrapers in many cities in these years, mainly due to the congestion they could bring to the streets, and height limit ordinances were a common way of dealing with the problem. In 1911, the city passed an updated height limit ordinance, establishing a specific limit of 150 feet. Exceptions were granted for decorative towers such as those later built on the now-demolished Richfield building and the still-extant Eastern-Columbia Building.


Though there is a common belief that the limits were imposed due to the risk of earthquakes, it is notable that the first limit was imposed in 1904, two years before the San Francisco earthquake, and that even after that seismic event it was long believed in Los Angeles that Southern California (despite historic evidence to the contrary) was not subject to such violent temblors. The motivation behind height limits was primarily to limit congestion in the city.


It is also notable that building height limits were first imposed long before the 1928 City Hall was built, so the story that they were enacted in order to keep the City Hall the tallest building in town are also mere legends. The 1911 ordinance was repealed in 1957. The first private building to exceed the old limit was the 18 story California Bank Building, located at the southeast corner of 6th and Spring Streets in Downtown Los Angeles.


Emergency services

Fire services

The Los Angeles Fire Department operates Station 9 (Central City) and Station 3 (Civic Center/Bunker Hill), serving Downtown Los Angeles. It has been suggested that Warner Lawrence be merged into this article or section. ...


Police services

The Los Angeles Police Department Central Community Police Station serves the neighborhood [1]. “LAPD” redirects here. ...


Education

Downtown is served by the Los Angeles Unified School District. The Los Angeles Unified School District (the LAUSD) is the largest (in terms of number of students) public school system in California and the second-largest in the United States. ...


Belmont High School and Miguel Contreras Learning Complex jointly serve a portion of Downtown. Belmont Senior High School is a public high school located at 1575 West 2nd Street in Downtown Los Angeles. ... Miguel Contreras Learning Complex is a secondary school in Los Angeles, California, United States. ...


Santee Education Complex serves another portion of Downtown. Santee Education Complex is a secondary school located at 1921 South Maple Avenue in Los Angeles, California, United States. ...


Downtown Magnets High School is serves the entire county, as students are bussed in from many different places. It is the closest to the center of Downtown LA, with students being able to walk to the Richard Riordan Los Angeles Central Library, the third largest public library in the country, and the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels among many other landmarks. Downtown Magnets High School (also known as Downtown Business Magnet) is an alternative magnet high school located in the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD). ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ...


Pop culture

Downtown Los Angeles is one of the most popular film locations in the world because of its proximity to the motion picture and television production industry. Because it looks like a typical North American city, for audiences across the globe it is both instantly recognizable and somewhat generic at the same. Movie makers have been able to make downtown L.A. look like just about any other city in any historical era. For example, on streets with older buildings developed in the early part of the 20th Century, downtown is often a stand-in for old New York. On other streets with modern developments, downtown has been the backdrop for stories taking place in the future. It is also a very popular location for filming television commercials, especially for cars.

  • In the film Collateral downtown is the main setting for the film with a climactic car crash that happens on Figueroa street.
  • In the film The Day After Tomorrow downtown was destroyed by an F7 tornado while other tornadoes destroyed the rest of the city. Also one of Downtown's buildings, the 611 Place, was seen in the New York Skyline later in the movie.
  • In the film Independence Day the US Bank tower was destroyed, along with the rest of downtown Los Angeles by an Alien invasion.
  • In Power Rangers: Wild Force, Animarium is setting by downtown los angeles.
  • In the film Transformers a climactic battle wages between the Autobots and the Decepticons under cover of the high-rising downtown skyline.
  • In the film Dragon Wars , Dragons destroy downtown Los Angeles, and one dragon hangs onto U.S. Bank Tower.

Collateral could mean: Collateral in finance means a security or guarantee (usually an asset) pledged for the repayment of a loan if one cannot procure enough funds to repay. ... For other uses, see The Day After Tomorrow (disambiguation). ... Independence Day (also known as its promotional abbreviation ID4) is an Academy Award winning science fiction film directed by Roland Emmerich. ... Power Rangers: Wild Force is considered to be the tenth incarnation of the Mighty Morphin Power Rangers series, despite the fact that it is only the ninth unique incarnation (The original Mighty Morphin Power Rangers ran for three seasons, while Mighty Morphin Alien Rangers is widely considered to be part... For the 1986 animated film, see The Transformers: The Movie. ... Dragon Wars was a computer fantasy role-playing game designed by Interplay Productions and distributed by Activision. ...

References

Downtown Los Angeles as seen at street level.
  1. ^ a b c Sharon Bernstein and David Pierson, L.A. moves toward more N.Y-style downtown, Los Angeles Times, August 8, 2007.
  2. ^ a b Cara Mia DiMassa, Downtown L.A. has gained people but lost jobs, report says, Los Angeles Times, February 21, 2007.

Picture of the Downtown Center neighborhood sign in Downtown Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, on January 15, 2005. ... Picture of the Downtown Center neighborhood sign in Downtown Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, on January 15, 2005. ...

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Downtown Los Angeles - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (1094 words)
Downtown Los Angeles is generally thought to be bounded by the Los Angeles River on the east, the 101 Santa Ana Freeway on the north, the 10 Santa Monica Freeway on the south and the 110 Harbor Freeway on the west.
This was enforced because of the earthquake risk; thus, the Los Angeles City Hall was the tallest building for decades at 454 ft., until the development of Century City, in the western part of the Los Angeles basin.
The recent "rise" of South Park, the low-rise district of downtown south of Bunker Hill (roughly south of 8th Street and north of the Santa Monica Freeway), is bringing skyscrapers that will be high enough in quantity and height to create an extended downtown skyline within a few years from 2005.
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Los Angeles was built around a downtown area that featured all the banks, corporations, and law firms, as well as most of the residents.
Downtown's Fashion District, the largest consolidation of fashion businesses in the Western United States, is the $8-billion nerve center of the California fashion industry.
Bunker Hill, or "New Downtown" is the financial district.
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