New businesses, events, and updates from DTLA's SPBID.
Volume 46 - April 2017 
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BID News & Events
Update: BID Renewal

As a reminder, the BID renews in 2018. If you are a property owner in South Park, you will receive a petition to reestablish the South Park BID in May. Click here for more information and FAQs, and  contact Ellen Riotto with any additional questions. 

Thank you to everyone who joined us at Mikkeller on Thursday! If you missed it, you can check out the bar weeknights after 5PM and weekends after 10AM. Want to know more about hosting a Green Carpet at your business? Click here.
 

Join SPBID for the April meeting of our full Board of Directors. Agenda includes W Los Angeles Downtown, California Hospital's Expansion, and the Los Angeles Conservation Corps.

5/25: Meet-Your-Neighbors Event 

 

Save the date for a Meet-Your-Neighbors Event at Ten50! There will be refreshments, mingling, and the debut of a new resident panel format. Do you know a South Park resident who would be a great panelist? Nominate them by emailing wallis@southpark.la

 
MyFigueroa construction has started on 11th Street! The work is currently focused on the north side of the street, and is moving from Broadway toward Figueroa. For more information on the project and timelines, click here.
Upcoming South Park Board & Committee Meetings
Board of Directors 
Thursday, April 27, 8:30 AM - RSVP
The SPBID Board of Directors manages the South Park Business Improvement District. 

District Identity & Marketing Committee 
Wednesday, May 10, 9:30 AM - RSVP
Provides guidance to the full Board of Directors on matters relating to strategic communications and marketing efforts.

All are welcome to attend SPBID meetings, which take place at our office.  Agendas are available online.
South Park Spotlights

The finishing touches are being put on WREN Apartments, and the building is now open! If you'd like to take a tour, email leasing@livewren.com, or call (844) 805-8589.
Now Open: Olympic & Olive

Oakwood┬« Olympic & Olive is now open! Click here for more information on furnished living, photos, and special Grand Opening rates.
In the News
Around the Rings

LA 2024 today launched a series of virtual venue tours to highlight its innovative city-wide concept comprising four integrated Sports Parks.

Last fall, Portal A decided it needed to move. The digital content studio, best known for creating the annual YouTube Rewind video...
More News
The people and projects of South Park are making headlines.  Check out these links, or visit our In the News  section for more. 

Upcoming Events

Do you own a business or work in South Park? The Downtown Los Angeles Neighborhood Council is hosting an open house at Barcito.  RSVP and get to know your DLANC, City, and State representatives.

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with live entertainment, specialty tacos, and a "Build Your Own Churro" station at The Mixing Room at JW LA Live! For more information, click here.
More Events
There's always something happening in South Park.  Check out these events, or visit our  calendar  for more.
Partners
WREN Here LA
Two signature buildings, one uncommon community.
Now leasing in South Park.

WREN invites access to art, culture, entertainment, and community - and grants permission to retreat to a world that feels like your own home. 

For more information, click   here.

Here Design Studio is an interdisciplinary design practice that improves the public realm. 

Here Design looks forward to collaborating with you on your project, from parklet design and development or parcel studies, to conceptual green space design, mobility planning, and more.

For more information, click here.
Clean & Safe
Report maintenance & safety issues 
at (866) 560-9346 or by clicking here.
Monthly Focus

South Park's Clean Team focuses on a monthly special project. In March, we focused on the alleys in the district. We removed 3,000 Sq Ft of weeds, 1,500 Sq Ft of graffiti, and reported three illegal dumpings to the City.  Have an idea for a special project?  Let us know!
Clean Team Updates


March Year to Date
Streets Maintained
3,627
10,530
Streets Maintained (linear ft)
1,759,684
5,108,760
Trash Disposed (bags)
2,969
7,643
Trash Disposed (pounds)
38,705
109,723
Bulky Items Disposed
66
197
Number of Requests/Jobs
697
1,545
Graffiti Removed (square ft)
3,997
12,940
Citizen Assists
702
1,635
Tree Wells Serviced
1,398
3,318
Pressure Washing (square ft)
0
2,000
Alleys Maintained (510)
465
1,350
Weed Abatement (square ft)
5,356
9,898

Safety Team Updates


March Year to Date
Observations
1,814
4,692
Merchant Contact
250
693
Resident Contact 
5
26
Citizen Assist
71
170
Call for Service
117
281
Kiosk Assists 
0
0
Guard Tour Check in
9,025
27,539
Benches/Sidewalks cleared
112
309

SPII Updates


March YTD
Trash Disposed (bags)
707
1,966
Trash Disposed (pounds) 
17,675
49,150
Pan and Broom (block faces)
193
768
Weed Abatement 
4
34
Graffiti Removed 
180
443
Graffiti Reported 
109
298
Graffiti Special Projects 
3
58
Hospitality - Directions Provided
19
45
Hospitality - Assistance Provided
1
1
Pressure Washing (block faces)
0
0
Pressure Washing (gallons of h2o)
0
0
Business/Merchant Contacts
68
141
Homelessness - Wake-Up Service
18
25
Calls for Assistance
1
2

Sponsor South Park
If you'd like to advertise on SPBID's newsletter, website, mobile kiosk, social media, street furniture, and more, check out our Sponsorship Package. Your financial support will increase funding straight into the local community, while we promote your business or event! For more information, contact wallis@southpark.la.
The South Park BID was established in 2005, with the mission to continually support the unique living and commerce experience for its residents and businesses by facilitating a safe, clean, collaborative and wholesome environment.
South Park Business Improvement District
Admin & Field Office: (213) 663-1111
24/7 Dispatch: (866) 560-9346
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