One of the country’s leading sports and entertainment venues and an anchor of DTLA, Staples Center is home to four of L.A.’s professional sports franchises: the NBA’s Los Angeles Lakers and Los Angeles Clippers, the NHL’s Los Angeles Kings, and the WNBA’s Los Angeles Sparks. Celebrating its 20th birthday in 2019, it continues to set a new standard for the arena industry.
1111 S. Figueroa Street
An unrivaled entertainment mecca, this four-million-square-foot destination offers six live entertainment venues including Microsoft Theater, giving L.A. LIVE “more music per square foot” than any other location in the world. It also hosts top annual award shows including the American Music Awards, the Emmys and the BET Awards.
800 Olympic Boulevard
DTLA landmark since 1917, this 30,000-square foot emporium is a foodie’s paradise that brings together the cuisines and cultures of Los Angeles. Providing the city and countless visitors with a world-class eating experience, it showcases California’s best ingredients, chefs and entrepreneurs, plus a variety public programming and events.
317 S. Broadway.
First known as the L.A. Terminal Market and now comprised of six iconic buildings, 100 unique stores, 15 new restaurants and 1,300,000 square feet of creative offices, ROW DTLA’s collective of cutting-edge innovators strive to offer the finest in experiential retail and wellness. Home to the five-acre, open-air 7th Street Produce Market, this reimagined historic district is emblematic of DTLA’s ongoing revitalization.
777 Alameda Street.
A shopping and dining oasis, FIGat7th offers a variety of retail shops and restaurants, as well as the TASTE Food Hall. An array of dynamic programming, including free movie screenings and arts & crafts happy hours, attracts evening crowds to this fledgling hotspot.
735 S. Figueroa Street.
Located just east of Little Tokyo and west of the L.A. River, the DTLA Arts District—once a desolate stretch of seemingly abandoned warehouses—is now the epicenter of L.A.’s red-hot arts scene, and sets the tone for the ongoing revitalization of Downtown Los Angeles. An enthralling combination of art and grit, it’s brimming with top-tier galleries, some of the city’s most coveted restaurants, and a growing number of chic boutiques.
Also known as the Little Tokyo Historic District and the heart of the largest Japanese-American population in North America, Little Tokyo is an exciting enclave of must-see cultural destinations—including the Japanese American National Museum and the Koyasan Beikoku Buddhist Temple—interwoven with some of DTLA’s tastiest dining & drinking establishments and singular shops.
From inside a former flour mill in DTLA, this massive gallery—the West Coast outpost of the Swiss modern and contemporary art powerhouse—is a linchpin of the DTLA art scene. Having debuted in 2016, it offers a variety of programming for all ages inspired by the visionary artists it represents, including dance and music performances, film screenings, family activities and artist-led conversations.
901 East 3rd Street.
One of the country’s leading contemporary art museums, The Broad is named for philanthropist Eli Broad, who financed the $140 million building on Grand Avenue in DTLA. General admission is free and includes access to the third-floor galleries, where the works of more than 20 Broad collection artists like Ragnar Kjartansson, Andreas Gursky and Ed Ruscha, are on display.
221 S. Grand Avenue.