There's more than meets the eye in Downtown's concrete jungle of freeways, skyscrapers, sculptures, and convention centers. From its wholesale flower market and fashion district to its historic landmarks and gallery-sponsored art walks, Downtown is where diverging interests converge in this star-studded city on the coast. Take the time to explore this seemingly-intimidating neighborhood and you'll notice that it's friendlier than expected—people are nice and public transportation is accessible. Downtown, everyone's waiting for you.See 380 places to stay Save this neighborhood
Downtown: Sleek, Shiny, and Sky High
Heritage In Historic LA
Art Walk Downtown LA takes place on the 2nd Thursday of every month. [In Downtown] there are tons of amazing bars, restaurants, shops, and neighborhoods to explore like Little Tokyo, Fashion District, LA Live & Staples Center, Chinatown, Jewelry District, Financial District and beyond...as well as plenty of beautiful and colorful people to look at as well!"
Molly & Henri
Dining In Downtown
Literally a few steps away from billions of dollars in investments in the past 10 years featuring LA LIVE Entertainment Complex, NOKIA Theater, Staples Center, Grammy Museum and Los Angeles Convention Center."
Glitzy, Ritzy, and Divey Downtown Nightlife
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Eleonora is an Argentinean photographer who splits her time between Los Angeles and Buenos Aires. She loves to teach, photograph and work in personal projects. She lives with her husband, four sons and their dog.
Lauren Devon is an editorial and commercial lifestyle photographer based in Los Angeles. She loves the adventure of her work, as well as the creativity and collaboration that goes with it. With the help of locals, Lauren explored the heart of each community for Airbnb, and discovered neighborhood gems that made each story diverse and fresh.