Category Archives: DTLA Construction

WREN APARTMENTS NOW LEASING IN DTLA’S SOUTH PARK NEIGHBORHOOD

South Park is an incredibly special corner of Downtown Los Angeles. We’ve watched this neighborhood grow and change, slowly transforming the vibe of the larger Downtown area. Inspired by the energetic feel of this neighborhood, the WREN apartment complex has … Continue reading

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HERALD EXAMINER BUILDING’S $40 MILLION DOLLAR MAKEOVER EXPECTED TO BE COMPLETE BY FALL 2017

If the signs are right, we should be exploring the new Herald Examiner Building this time next year.  Right now the signs say “Available Fall 2017.”  That means in just about a year the iconic building on the corner of … Continue reading

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WATCH TIMELAPSE PHOTOS OF OCEANWIDE PLAZA CONSTRUCTION IN DTLA’S SOUTH PARK

After getting off to a rather slow start, construction is finally underway at the site of the future Oceanwide Plaza across from Staples Center.  The project at the 4.6 acre parking lot was originally named Fig Central but changed a … Continue reading

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PIANO LOFTS OFFER A BEAUTIFUL ROOFTOP PENTHOUSE WITH VIEWS OF DTLA SKYLINE FOR $8K A MONTH

Finding awesome outdoor space in a DTLA rental is difficult, but not impossible.  The new Piano Lofts on Hill Street have a two-story penthouse unit with an amazing rooftop deck, but it comes with a hefty price tag… $8,000 a … Continue reading

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W HOTEL ANNOUNCED FOR DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES IN 2019

This morning Starwood Hotels & Resorts announced plans to open the W Los Angeles Downtown in early 2019.  “The time is right for a W Hotel in the heart of Downtown LA,” said Anthony Ingham, Global Brand Leader, W Hotels … Continue reading

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U.S. BANK BUILDING LOBBY IS GETTING A MASSIVE MAKEOVER

Have you driven or walked past the U.S. Bank building on 5th Street lately?  It’s getting a massive makeover.  The entire ground level lobby of the 72-story building appears to be gutted.  This renovation is connected to the $50 million makeover … Continue reading

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HELP WANTED SIGNS POPPING UP ALL OVER DTLA

There are Now Hiring signs popping up all over DTLA. The new Triple 8 China Bar & Grill opening soon at L.A. Live has posted a banner in front of the restaurant reading “Now Hiring Call 818-568-2905.” A new Floyd’s 99 … Continue reading

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THE TOP 10 TALLEST BUILDINGS IN DTLA… FOR NOW

The DTLA skyline is rapidly changing.  There are construction cranes all over the city, but as of right now, can you name the tallest building in Los Angeles?  It’s the U.S. Bank Tower which rises 1,018 feet. It’s not only … Continue reading

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WATCH STAPLES CENTER PARKING LOT #7 TRANSFORM INTO FIG CENTRAL CONSTRUCITON SITE (Slide Show)

This rendering (left) shows what the new LA Figueroa Central will look like once it is completed in 2018.  The mega-complex will hold three high-rise towers that will include luxury condos, a Roberto Cavalli branded hotel, high-end shopping, a dog park, a playground and even a … Continue reading

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