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Downtown Los Angeles

Live in the thick of the action in Downtown Los Angeles, where there’s a surprise waiting at every corner. From sleek condo towers to historic movie palaces, DTLA lies between the past and present, tradition and modernity. Find out why people are moving to DTLA.

Overview of Downtown Los Angeles

At 5.84 square miles, DTLA encompasses the Arts District, Chinatown, and Little Tokyo. As one of the most dynamic downtown areas in the United States, if not the world, DTLA offers a mix of major retailers, luxury brands, and independently-owned businesses. From fashion and furniture design to tech and finance, DTLA is a hub for many industries. As one of the most desirable places to live in Greater Los Angeles, DTLA is expected to add 12,000 new residents to its population by 2024. With a daytime population of more than 200,000, the area continues to attract people in search of entertainment, culture, and career opportunities. DTLA is bounded by Cesar Chavez Avenue to the northeast, the Los Angeles River to the east, the 110 Freeway/Beaudry Avenue to the west, and the Vernon city line to the south.

Downtown Los Angeles real estate

Downtown Los Angeles homes for sale are a mix of old and new. The housing market offers a fascinating mix of modern high-rises and historic homes. Buyers can choose from a wide selection of condos in a variety of floor plans and sizes. These condos are located within amenity-rich buildings with ample parking, rooftop gardens, pools, and fitness centers. Notable neighborhoods within DTLA include:
  • Arts District
  • Bunker Hill
  • Chinatown
  • Financial District
  • Historic Core
  • Little Tokyo
  • South Park
Some of the older detached properties and apartment buildings can be found in the Historic Core and Bunker Hill. DTLA is served by the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD). LAUSD provides quality education and other related services to more than 600,000 students throughout LA County.

Living in Downtown Los Angeles

DTLA is one of the most exciting places to live in California:      
  • The Broadway Theatre District boasts of historic movie palaces where Hollywood greats like Fred Astaire and Judy Garland once performed. Highlights include The Orpheum, Los Angeles Theater, Million Dollar Theater, and Theatre at the Ace Hotel. Some of the theaters in the district were built in the early 1900s and have been refurbished for modern audiences. The area is the largest theater district listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
For your chance to find the perfect home in DTLA, contact Leslie Romenesko, a Platinum Top Producer specializing in LA real estate. You can reach her at 424.202.5013 or send an email to leslie(dotted)romenesko(at)elliman(dotted)com.

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