Discover the diverse and dynamic neighborhoods, rich architectural history and people places of DTLA while exploring the wide range of public open space experience along our streets, and in our parks, plazas, parklets and secret passageways. This WalkShop will take you through the Financial District, Maguire Gardens at the Central Library, Biltmore Hotel, Pershing Square, the Historic Core, the Broadway-Spring Arcade, the Spring Street Parklets, Spring Street Park, Biddy Mason Park, Bradbury Building (of Blade Runner fame), the Broadway Dress Rehearsal, Grand Central Market, LAPD Headquarters, Vibiana, the Caltrans Building (home of LADOT), Little Tokyo, City Hall, 1st & Broadway Park, Grand Park, the Music Center, Disney Hall, Grand Avenue on Bunker Hill, Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA), California Plaza and returning to the conference hotel via the 1970s era pedways connecting Bank of America Plaza with the World Trade Center, the Bonaventure Hotel, and the Union Bank Plaza.
Deborah Murphy, Principal, Deborah Murphy Urban Design + Planning and Founder, Los Angeles Walks
ADDITIONAL WALKSHOP SPEAKERS:
Joella Hopkins, Office of Councilmember Jose Huizar
Bridget Smith, LADOT