Thursday, December 17, 2009

Los Angeles Downtown News Picks 21 Most Significant Projects of the Past Decade

View of Downtown Los Angeles from EVO South
Los Angeles Downtown News is releasing its list of the 21 most significant projects in Downtown Los Angeles in the past decade. Here's a recap of their picks:

  • 5. Safer Cities Initiative
  • 6. Cathedral of our Ladies of our Angels
  • 7. Gold Line
  • 8. High School for the Visual and Performing Arts
  • 9. Medici
  • 10. Caltrans Headquarters
  • 11. Standard Downtown
  • 12. Elleven/Luma/EVO
  • 13. Los Angeles State Historic Park
  • 14. Art Walk
  • 15. SCI-Arc
  • 16. Rainbow apartments
  • 17. Orpheum Theater Renovation
  • 18. Edward R. Roybal Learning Center/Vista Hermosa Natural Park
  • 19. Toy Factory/Biscuit Company Lofts
  • 20. Pegasus
  • 21. LAPD Headquarters
Any predictions for Picks #1 - 4?

Drumroll please ... they are:
  • 1. Old Bank District
  • 2. Disney Concert Hall
  • 3. LA Live
  • 4. Ralphs -- who knew a supermarket could cause so much excitement! But it is the first one Downtown in 50 years.

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