Downtown / LA Metro / article / October 2012 (8)

Downtown L.A. Art Walk: An Explosion of Urban Culture

10/17/2012

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On the second Thursday of every month, something strange happens in Downtown L.A. It starts in the morning, when owners of L.A. art galleries begin to hustle around making last-minute preparations — adjusting lighting, getting a lineup of drinks ready, choosing music. Come nightfall, the historic core of Downtown L.A. comes alive with remarkable energy.

L.A. Fashion District Guide: Info, Tips and Where to Shop

10/15/2012

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The L.A. Fashion District is perhaps the premier shopping destination in Los Angeles for its bargains and trend-setting designs. The numbers can be intimidating: 90 blocks, 4,500 apparel and accessory lines, more than 1,000 stores. Here's a guide to get you started.

Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels interior

Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels

10/12/2012

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Sometimes, buildings are more than just functional places where people seek shelter or gather for events. When everything comes together just right, they serve as places of community and worship, sacred spaces where the spiritual journey is brought to life. The Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels is one of L.A.'s most innovative buildings, able to inspire visitors with its warm, inviting interior, perfect for introspection. Outside, blunt, asymmetrical walls stretch the definition of a cathedral, challenging visitors to rethink their ideas about sacred buildings.

The Definitive Guide to Thai Town

10/12/2012

Joshua Lurie

Thai Town has much history and plenty of enticing dining options, well beyond the seemingly arbitrary borders of Hollywood Boulevard between Normandie and Western Avenues.

Classic Downtown LA Architecture

10/12/2012

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Take a walk on the architecture side with LA Tourism's Downtown LA itinerary, which includes some of the city's most iconic and classic buildings.