Brigham Yen

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Downtown L.A. advocate and realtor who blogs at DTLA Rising

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The entrance to Metropolis, in downtown LA’s South Park neighborhood.  Photo by Avishay Artsy.

Metropolis: Selling the downtown high-rise dream

The entrance to Metropolis, in downtown LA’s South Park neighborhood. Photo by Avishay Artsy.

from Design and Architecture

Plans to build a new development on a parking lot downtown near Staples Center and LA Live have languished for years.

Downtown Development

Plans to build a new development on a parking lot downtown near Staples Center and LA Live have languished for years.

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