One of our newest additions, Model 2007 is inspired by the glittering streets of DTLA. Showcasing a bold color palette and an array of distinctive contemporary pieces, this home speaks to lovers of minimalism and modern touches. This spacious one-bedroom floorplan creates the ideal space to gather and entertain this holiday season. Elevate your game nights with a round of Secret Santa accompanied by fresh homemade pizza and unbeatable downtown views. This space is sure to leave your company wanting to come back for seconds. For those nights that call for some peace and quiet, allow yourself to find comfort within the large den area. Nestle up with your current read and disconnect from the outside world this winter in your own private oasis. Whether you’re in for a night of entertaining or relaxation, residence 2007 caters to all your desires.


Residents Ky and Jamie recently right-sized from a 5-bedroom home in Country Club Park to a 2-bedroom modern condo. Featuring a grand open layout, their new home is spacious enough to fit their grand piano and let their fur babies Daenerys and Franchie roam freely. From all the perks that come with living at Metropolis, the couple raves that moving to a walkable downtown neighborhood has allowed them to better connect with their community and spend more quality time together. You’ll often find them gathering with their friends in the outdoor pavilion, socializing at community events or challenging neighbors to a friendly game of pool. Following a long day, Ky and Jamie love to unwind with a guided yoga class before treating their pup Daenerys to a sunset playdate at Metropolis’ community dog park. After their pick of a local favorite hotspot such as 10e, Beelman’s and Modern Times Beer, Ky and Jamie end their nights in cuddles with their beloved pets. Sometimes the best decision is to do a little right-sizing at Metropolis.


The major revamp of the Downtown Macy’s Plaza, has led to the reveal of a vibrant, open-air urban center, now known as “The Bloc.” Encompassing a full city block, this pedestrian-friendly shopping center offers everything from hair styling services to premium entertainment and fine dining. With tons of retailers to choose from, there are two that currently seem to stand out from the crowd, both having grand openings not too long ago. With tons of retailers to choose from, we’ve scoped out two that are currently the talk of Downtown LA.


Known as the most iconic street-level patio in downtown Los Angeles, Joey DTLA has already made its mark on the LA food scene. Their second California location and twenty seventh overall, the Canadian firm, Joey Restaurants, continues to expand their expertise in globally inspired dishes. With a menu curated by an award-winning culinary team, it spans pan-regional, with cuisine ranging from Italian to Mexican, Classic American, Japanese and Mediterranean. Catering to those in search of an elevated yet comfortable dining experience, Joey DTLA has something to offer for every craving, while displaying excellence in hospitality and restaurant design. Offering menu items that are exclusive to the DTLA location, patrons can rave over Korean Friend Cauliflower, sake Glazed Chilean Seabass, and classics such as the Miso Ramen, Katsu Chicken Salad and the iconic Sushi Cone. A feature that is undeniably note-worthy is the contemporary design and exterior elements that make Joey DTLA a lush oasis unlike anything in the city. Creating the perfect transition from indoors to outdoors with a large interior willow tree as the focal point, guests can relax on the year-round patio and observe the showcase kitchen that frames the action. Make your next happy hour stop at Joey DTLA, happening daily from 3pm-6pm.


Bringing a bit of Austin indie spirit to the big city is Alamo Drafthouse. The Texas-based theater chain has been long awaited for by movie lovers alike, and finally opened its doors mid-summer. The 12 screen, multi-story movieplex, aims to create a cinematic experience that can’t be found elsewhere. Offering the best in food, film quality and drinks, the theater is committed to upholding a high standard of service. Movie goers are encouraged to arrive 30 minutes prior to show time to get situated and place their initial food and beverage order. Though, not to worry, orders can still be easily placed and delivered by staff throughout the show. Unique to select locations and certainly not lacking here, is a Video Vortex Room. This space consists of an open bar and dining area offering a widespread Tex-Mex menu, movie-themed cocktails, and more than 45 craft beers on tap. Visitors can also play arcade games, buy exclusive merchandise and rent from a 40,000-title collection of DVDs – for free! Screening everything from independent, blockbuster, beloved classics and coveted cult favorites, the bar has been set for competing theaters everywhere.