Downtown Los Angeles (DTLA)
The skyscrapers that mark the political and financial centre of Los Angeles haven't garnered the same appeal as that of the hills and beaches to the north and west. A revival is in motion, with a selection of good hotels and smattering of healthy eateries setting up shop within a few blocks of the City Hall. Whereas Hollywood and coastal Venice & Santa Monica take their inspiration from their nearby hills and beach frontage, Downtown Los Angeles does what it can . . .