Downtown LA is a microcosm of the city’s past, present, and future and one of its most intriguing neighborhoods. El Pueblo commemorates the city’s Spanish origins, while Chinatown to the north and Little Tokyo to the south are the vibrant centers of immigrant communities. The city’s financial pulse beats in glass high-rises along Flower and Figueroa Streets in sharp contrast to the eclectic early 20th-century architecture in the area around Pershing Square. Culture is king in Downtown, from the renowned Museum of Contemporary Art and the spectacular Walt Disney Concert Hall to the experimental galleries and studios of the Arts District ...

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