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Living in Downtown Los Angeles

Downtown is the most walkable neighborhood in Los Angeles with 37,811 residents.

Downtown has world-class public transportation and is very bikeable.

Nearby neighborhoods: South Central LA, Historic Cultural, Westlake, Central Alameda, Pico Union, Boyle Heights and MacArthur Park.

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Walk Score of Downtown, Los Angeles, CA

Downtown is a Walker’s Paradise

Daily errands do not require a car.

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Mai Mexican Restaurant

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Bank of America Farmers Market

Daily errands do not require a car in Downtown Los Angeles.

Downtown is the most walkable neighborhood in Los Angeles with a Walk Score of 93.

Find apartments in Los Angeles's most walkable neighborhoods: Downtown, MacArthur Park and Central Hollywood.

Downtown Los Angeles Apartments for Rent

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Rental info for The Roosevelt in the Downtown area
from $2,384
Studio
Walk Score 97
Rental info for Renaissance Tower in the Downtown area
from $1,890
Studio
Walk Score 93
Rental info for The Watermarke Tower in the Downtown area
from $2,534
1 bed
Walk Score 93
Rental info for Da Vinci in the Downtown area
from $1,995
Studio
Walk Score 84
Rental info for TENTEN Wilshire in the Downtown area
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Studio
Walk Score 97
Rental info for The Lorenzo in the Downtown area
from $2,798
1 bed
Walk Score 92
Rental info for Canvas L.A. in the Downtown area
from $1,801
Studio
Walk Score 89
Rental info for Eighth & Grand in the Downtown area
from $2,065
Studio
Walk Score 97

Downtown Neighborhood Ranking

Compare Downtown to other Los Angeles neighborhoods.

Rank

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Name

Walk Score

Transit Score

Bike Score

Population

1 Downtown 93 98 72 37,811
2 MacArthur Park 93 81 60 28,660
3 Central Hollywood 93 65 74 16,763

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Eating & Drinking

There are about 1,050 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in Downtown.

People in Downtown can walk to an average of 28 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in 5 minutes.

Photo of Mediterranean City Grill in Downtown, Los Angeles

Mediterranean City Grill

Photo of El Pollo Loco in Downtown, Los Angeles

El Pollo Loco

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Most kid-friendly park in Downtown Los Angeles. Next to FIDM and across the street from Ralph's, Starbucks. Has security patrol and is locked at dusk so it doesn't turn into a homeless camp.

Colin Sullivan
on Grand Hope Park

Transit Score of Downtown, Los Angeles, CA

Downtown is a Rider’s Paradise

World-class public transportation. Find Downtown Los Angeles apartments for rent near public transit.

Public Transit Routes

Downtown has world-class public transportation and about 47 bus, 2 subway and 2 light rail lines passing through it.

Transit Time

The map above shows how far you can travel in 30 minutes from Downtown on public transit.

icon for car shares in Downtown

Downtown has about 8 car shares from RelayRides and Zipcar.

Neighborhood Guides

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Photo of Millennium Biltmore Hotel Los Angeles in Downtown, Los Angeles

Millennium Biltmore Hotel Los Angeles

Photo of California Broadway Trade Center in Downtown, Los Angeles

California Broadway Trade Center

Photo of California Broadway Trade Center in Downtown, Los Angeles

California Broadway Trade Center

Bike Score of Downtown, Los Angeles, CA

Downtown is Very Bikeable

Biking is convenient for most trips.

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Photo of Dearden's in Downtown, Los Angeles

Dearden's

Photo of Millennium Biltmore Hotel Los Angeles in Downtown, Los Angeles

Millennium Biltmore Hotel Los Angeles

Photo of California Broadway Trade Center in Downtown, Los Angeles

California Broadway Trade Center

Photo of The Museum of Contemporary Art in Downtown, Los Angeles

The Museum of Contemporary Art

Photo of Portofino Cucina Italiana in Downtown, Los Angeles

Portofino Cucina Italiana

Photo of Down & Out in Downtown, Los Angeles

Down & Out

Photo of Pershing Square Farmers Market in Downtown, Los Angeles

Pershing Square Farmers Market

Photo of Angels Knoll Park in Downtown, Los Angeles

Angels Knoll Park

Photo of La Cafe in Downtown, Los Angeles

La Cafe

Photo of Los Angeles Theater in Downtown, Los Angeles

Los Angeles Theater

Photo of California Broadway Trade Center in Downtown, Los Angeles

California Broadway Trade Center

Photo of Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising in Downtown, Los Angeles

Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising

Photo of Dark knight Exhibit in Downtown, Los Angeles

Dark knight Exhibit

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