New businesses, events, and updates from DTLA's SPBID.
Volume 47 - July 2017 
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BID News & Events

On Saturday, July 15, Angelenos looking to relocate Downtown joined us to experience Downtown living through a walking tour of five residential buildings, interactive activities, and food and drink. If you missed it, call WREN, 1000 Grand by Windsor, and TEN50 to arrange a tour.

During the Downtown LA Open House Event, CD14, Bowen House, and a team of landscape architects from Rios Clementi Hale Studios helped us imagine the possibilities for Pico Triangle. If you missed it, click here to tell us what you'd like to see in a Pico Triangle Park.

More than 30 people joined us at our June Green Carpet to check out LazRfit's unique laser-tag-based workout. Check out the schedule, fitness blog, and other info here. If you'd like to host a Green Carpet at your business, click here.
8/24 Board of Directors Meeting   


Our August Board of Directors Meeting is right around the corner! Click here to RSVP, and stay tuned for more information and the agenda. To keep up to date with all board and committee meetings, sign up for meeting notifications.
 

Upcoming South Park Committee Meetings
Wednesday, August 2, 9:30 AM -  RSVP
Provides guidance to the full Board of Directors on matters relating to clean and safe services and streetscape services.

Wednesday, August 9, 9:00 AM -  RSVP
Provides guidance to the full Board of Directors on all matters relating to the South Park II District.


All are welcome to attend SPBID meetings, which take place at our office.  Agendas are available online.
Submitting Service Requests
We want it to be as easy as possible to let us know when something needs the attention of our clean & safe teams. Please take a minute to answer one question about service requests.
South Park Spotlights

Starting Tuesday, August 1, Barcito  will be open for lunch ! Grab an empanada, breakfast salad, or tostado for lunch Monday - Friday from 11 AM until Aperitivo hour starts at 4 PM.

Work on the Downtown portion of MyFigueroa is picking up. Beginning the weekend of July 29, Figueroa will be reduced to three northbound lanes between 11th and 8th Streets. Sign up for MyFig updates here, and look out for new traffic signal poles, bus platforms, and transit shelters.

Le Box Blanc offers high end women's clothing and accessories. Stop by their beautiful space on the corner of 11th and Hope! For more information, click here

Club Pilates is currently offering two free weeks with the purchase of an unlimited membership. Click here for more info on the studio, and contact them at (213) 204-6900 or dtla@clubpilates.com to sign up! 
In the News
Urbanize

According to Metro's official ridership estimates, the Expo Line reached an impressive ridership milestone during the month of June. 
Los Angeles Downtown News

DTLA - Last summer, crews with the Metropolitan Transportation Authority and the city Department of Transportation began installing large computerized bike racks around Downtown Los Angeles.
Curbed LA

More than 160-Park Hyatt-branded luxury condos are headed to South Park's megaproject Oceanwide Plaza, developers Oceanwide Holdings announced Tuesday.
Urbanize

During February's meeting of the Metro Board of Directors, as part of what Mayor Garcetti referred to as the Board's commitment to the system's legacy lines, the directors passed a motion to study a suite of improvements to the Blue Line that would increase passenger safety while making trips between Los Angeles and Long Beach "faster and better."
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

DineL.A. runs through Friday, and six different South Park restaurants are participating! Click here to check out lunch and dinner menus and make reservations.

Enjoy dinner and a movie every Friday and Saturday through August at WP24. Dirty Dancing is screening this weekend -- view details and the full schedule here.

The Nike Basketball 3ON3 Tournament is one of the largest 3ON3 street basketball tournaments and fan fests in Los Angeles. Register today to join over 5,000 players at this year's tournament!
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 June, we pressure washed severely stained sidewalks and 110 trash cans.  Have an idea for a special project?  Let us know!
Clean Team Updates


June YTD
Streets Maintained
3,510
14,040
Streets Maintained (linear ft)
1,702,920
10,274,284
Trash Disposed (bags)
2,321
15,511
Trash Disposed (pounds)
28,860
214,848
Bulky Items Disposed
47
369
Number of Requests/Jobs
339
2,783
Graffiti Removed (square ft)
3,762
25,001
Citizen Assists
666
3,301
Tree Wells Serviced
668
6,109
Pressure Washing (square ft)
10,440
50,240
Alleys Maintained (510)
510
2,760
Weed Abatement (square ft)
550
13,504

Safety Team Updates


June YTD
Observations
1,299
9,377
Merchant Contact
284
1,279
Resident Contact 
1
33
Citizen Assist
51
343
Call for Service
112
585
Kiosk Assists 
70
79
Guard Tour Check in
7,939
53,624
Benches/Sidewalks cleared
113
619

SPII Updates


June YTD
Trash Disposed (bags)
537
3,811
Trash Disposed (pounds) 
13,425
95,275
Pan and Broom (block faces)
1,200
7,200
Weed Abatement 
38
160
Graffiti Removed 
182
669
Graffiti Reported 
160
529
Graffiti Special Projects 
0
0
Hospitality - Directions Provided
21
95
Hospitality - Assistance Provided
0
10
Pressure Washing (block faces)
4
7
Pressure Washing (gallons of h2o)
250
350
Business/Merchant Contacts
107
354
Homelessness - Wake-Up Service
54
244
Calls for Assistance
21
33

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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