The Growing Downtown Los Angeles Arts District

image of a map of downtown los angeles by red mapsThe biggest cultural shift in years is well underway in the City of Angels.  We know this at Red Maps - we've been mapping it.  Here are highlights of the places you'll want to see in Downtown LA - from the upcoming Red Map Los Angeles 2017.

Art in Downtown LA

BROAD
221 s. Grand Ave
South Street
The excellent core of the works in this museum are from LA industrialist Eli and Edythe Broad's contemporary art collection.  See Rauschenberg, Twombly, Warhol, Kruger and Johns among many others.  The light modern building is by the architectural firm of Diller Scofidio.

A & D Museum
900 e. Fourth St
The Architecture and Design Museum is a great way to experience the latest in this most important and influential of art forms.    

Hauser Wirth & Schimmel Gallery
901 e. Third St
The west coast outpost of this important London contemporary art gallery is in the heart of the arts district. The gallery presents large scale museum quality exhibitions.

Where to Eat in Downtown LA

Orsa & Winston
122 w. Fourth St
A tasting menu and needless to say a beautiful presentation are the game at Orsa & Winston, part of the downtown dining empire of chef Josef Centeno that includes the popular Ledlow and his latest P.Y.T. - both located at 400 South Main St.

EdiBOL
300 s. Santa Fe Ave
Located near to the Hauser, Wirth Schimmel Gallery is EdiBOL, with its you-build-it fresh menu of grains, proteins and greens.

Bestia
2121 e. Seventh Pl
Bestia is regularly considered among the best, if not the best of restaurants in Los Angeles.  The style of cooking is modern Italian.  We can't add more than that - treat yourself.

Where to Sleep in Downtown LA

The Ace Hotel Downtown LA
929 s. Broadway
The Ace is a great base of operations for your exploration of Downtown.  With restaurants and its own theatre you may not have to leave the complex.

The Standard Hotel Downtown LA
550 s. Flower St
With a rooftop bar and pool, The Standard DTLA is perfectly situated just a few blocks from the Broad Museum and Disney Concert Hall.

Where to Shop in Downtown LA

Acne Studios
855 s. Broadway
Acne took over an entire building for their west coast operations, as well as for cultural programs and of course on of their beautiful apparel shops.

Santee Alley
Santee Alley
A fun, open-air market that goes on for a few blocks, where you can find some off-beat items and bargains in every category.

Hennessey & Ingalls
300 s. Sante Fe Ave
The legendary Hennessey and Ingalls has one of the largest collections of art and architectural books in the country.

ArtBook at Hauser Wirth & Schimmel
901 e. Third St
ArtBook curates, creates and publishes well-done printed matter for the art and culture lover.  


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