• Style Council

  • Check out these four see-now-buy-now fashion labels that all have roots in DTLA’s creative scene.
  • It Takes Two

  • A surprising number of Downtown’s most tempting restaurants are helmed by husband-and-wife teams. What makes it work: “We get to see each other—otherwise we never would.”
  • Fresh Finds

  • Tucked both between and near the bustling streets of this urban core, there are a handful of spots where you can temporarily retreat and connect with nature—here are our eight favorite places to explore.
  • Peak Sneaker Moment

  • With the arrival of the Nike Air Jordan megastore on Broadway, Downtown’s bubbling-up sneakerhead culture gets serious lift.
  • DTLA Noir

  • Five writers and tour guides narrate the tales from Downtown’s sordid history of murder and mayhem that obsess them.
  • Guide to DTLA Murals

  • Featuring our favorite 35—with artists' profiles and the location map, plus QR code revealing time-lapse video of Tristan Eaton at work.

Style Council

Check out these four see-now-buy-now fashion labels that all have roots in DTLA’s creative scene.

It Takes Two

A surprising number of Downtown’s most tempting restaurants are helmed by husband-and-wife teams. What makes it work: “We get to see each other—otherwise we never would.”

Fresh Finds

Tucked both between and near the bustling streets of this urban core, there are a handful of spots where you can temporarily retreat and connect with nature—here are our eight favorite places to explore.

Peak Sneaker Moment

With the arrival of the Nike Air Jordan megastore on Broadway, Downtown’s bubbling-up sneakerhead culture gets serious lift.

DTLA Noir

Five writers and tour guides narrate the tales from Downtown’s sordid history of murder and mayhem that obsess them.

Guide to DTLA Murals

Featuring our favorite 35—with artists' profiles and the location map, plus QR code revealing time-lapse video of Tristan Eaton at work.

DTLA Book Cover Artists

2019: Leticia "Tiza" Maldonado

Inspired by the glowing signs of Los Angeles and Las Vegas, Leticia “Tiza” Maldonado is part of a new-wave group of artists taking the art of neon to the next level

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2018: Peter Greco

Peter Greco combines classical calligraphy with street art to create his signature “calligraffiti” works, generating some of DTLA’s most unforgettable public art. 

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2017: Tommii Lim

Best known for his large-scale black-and-white paintings, artist-photographer-director, Tommii Lim is DTLA’s answer to the modern Renaissance man, doing it all with bold simplicity. 

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