Los Angeles was founded in 1781 by a group of 44 settlers. The area was originally named El Pueblo de La Reina de Los Angeles, translated “The Town of the Queen of Angels”.
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NEW DEVELOPMENTS FOR DTLA TO LOOK FORWARD TO IN 2020
DTLA is in the midst of an incredibly exciting renaissance. We’ve complied a list of just some of the impressive new developments that the living and working community of DTLA can look forward to in 2020.
SPENDING THE HOLIDAYS IN DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES
Downtown Los Angeles is not always top of mind when it comes to holiday destinations, but it may need to be reconsidered, as the holidays are a beautiful time to explore DTLA as a visitor and or a local.
THE OLYMPIC GAMES ARE COMING TO LOS ANGELES IN 2028
The 2028 Summer Olympic Games are coming to Los Angeles in 2028. The United States has not hosted the Olympics since 1996, so Team USA is excited to have the games return home after a unanimous vote for LA.
DTLA ON THE SILVER SCREEN
Take a look at these iconic movies and their DTLA destinations for a chance to see just how frequently it happens—no need to jump on a double decker tour bus; just read more below!
EXPLORING DTLA THROUGH ART
Los Angeles is renowned for its yearlong warm climate and sunny skies, but the summer months intensify these conditions, making it an extremely hot, uncomfortable, and even dangerous time of the year.
TWENTY-EIGHT BY ‘28: ONE YEAR LATER
Last year, we reviewed a few noteworthy components of Twenty-Eight by ’28, and a year later, we’re here to check on their progress and on new developments to be aware of.
DELVING INTO DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES DEVELOPMENTS
5 COMMON MISTAKES L.A. DRIVERS MAKE IN THE RAIN
Rain is rare in Los Angeles—in fact, about 78% of the annual total rainfall occurs in just four months—so when it comes down on the city, Angelenos often find themselves unprepared and a bit overwhelmed navigating the damp roads.