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The Business Improvement Districts of DTLA

A complete list of the many Business Development Districts (BIDS) who are helping us build and maintain a more welcoming Downtown LA.

Downtown Center

The Downtown Center district is a bustling commercial, residential and cultural hub in the heart of the city which includes Bunker Hill, the Financial District, and the Jewelry District. This 65-block district is managed by the DTLA Alliance. For over 25 years, the DTLA Alliance (formerly called the DCBID) has been committed to enhancing the quality of life in the Downtown Center. Our core services include 24/7 safe and clean operations, a range of economic development initiatives, marketing programs, and community events. Today, we continue to expand our focus in areas like placemaking, advocacy, and community partnerships, propelling a vibrant community of business leaders and local merchants, artists and entrepreneurs, residents, workers, and visitors, toward its full potential.

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The Arts District

The Arts District Los Angeles Business Improvement District (ADLA) works tirelessly to ensure the Arts District neighborhood is clean, safe and ever improving. Reestablished in 2014, the Arts District BID is a 501(c) 3 non-profit managed by the Arts District Board of Directors who are comprised of large, medium and small property owners and community stakeholders. ADLA’s full-time staff manages the day-to-day operations of ADLA’s initiatives and programs. Essentially bounded by the 101 Freeway, 7th Street, Alameda, and the Los Angeles River, the Arts District is home to the Sixth Street Viaduct, Joel Bloom square, 3rd & Traction, the Factory Place complex and is adjacent to the Metro’s Gold Line Regional Connector Station and Union Station.

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The Business District of Chinatown consists of 24 blocks, bordered by Cesar Chavez and Bernard, Alameda and Yale. The mission of the LA Chinatown Business Council - the managing entity of the LA Chinatown BID (CBID) - is to creatively plan, manage and facilitate the rebirth of historic Chinatown as a multinational culturally defined, economically vibrant and socially engaging community.

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Fashion District

The first property-based BID in Los Angeles, the LA Fashion District BID is comprised of over 700 property owners, who contribute over $4 million annually to support the non-profit organization. The BID covers 100-blocks in downtown Los Angeles with the boundaries from 7th Street (and on Los Angeles Street to 6th Street) to the north, Santa Monica 10-Freeway to the south, Broadway and Spring Street to the west and San Pedro Street to the east, north of 9th. The LA Fashion District BID is dedicated to making the community a clean, safe and friendly place to work, shop, do business and live through maintenance, security and marketing programs.

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Figueroa Corridor Partnership

The Figueroa Corridor Partnership is responsible for the daily management and promotion of the Figueroa/Flower/Vermont Corridor, linking downtown Los Angeles to Exposition Park. The Partnership is committed to the area's development as a safe, clean, economically vibrant, and aesthetically pleasing environment in which to conduct business, continue an education, visit a museum, attend a sporting event, worship, or reside. The Figueroa Corridor is best known for being home to the University of Southern California, Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum, Exposition Park, and the Shrine Auditorium.

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Historic Core

Located in one of the most diverse neighborhoods in City of Los Angeles, the Historic Core Business Improvement District (HCBID) fosters a community that is a clean, safe, and exciting environment in which to live, work, shop, and play. The HDBID provides safe & clean services, community and visitor outreach, and marketing and economic development strategies that complement this historic and distinguished district, rich with architecture and tradition.

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Central City East Association (The LA Downtown Industrial District (LADID) and the Toy District)

The Central City East Association (CCEA) was formed in 1985 to provide a voice and advocacy for the issues and concerns of property owners located on the east side of Downtown LA. Early in 1998, CCEA formed two Business Improvement Districts: The LA Downtown Industrial District (LADID) and the Toy District. These BIDs work together to create a safer, more secure and cleaner environment for area residents, employees, and visitors within 46 blocks of DTLA.

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Little Tokyo

The merchants, businesses and professional people who comprise the Little Tokyo Business Association (LTBA) are dedicated to maintaining a vibrant and vital community. The LTBA works in cooperation with the Community Redevelopment Agency, LA City Council and other local and statewide organizations to promote Little Tokyo and share its rich and multi-faceted culture.

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South Park

The mission of the South Park Business Improvement District (SPBID) is to continually support the unique living and commerce experience for its residents and businesses by facilitating a safe, clean, collaborative, and wholesome environment, while leveraging the opportunities that arise due to its location and role in the historic transformation of DTLA. The 52-block area features a few of Downtown LA’s most popular attractions including professional sports, popular musical acts, and massive conferences and other events.

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