Downtown LA is a microcosm of the city’s past, present, and future. El Pueblo commemorates the city’s Spanish origins, while Chinatown and Little Tokyo are vibrant communities. The city’s financial center, along Flower and Figueroa streets, sits in sharp contrast to the early 20th-century architecture around Pershing Square. Cultural sites include the renowned Museum of Contemporary Art, the Walt Disney Concert Hall, and the galleries of the Arts District. The Fashion and Jewelry districts also add their own flair, and Downtown is dominated by L.A. Live, a vast sports and entertainment district. ...

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