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Nokia L.A. Live Venues Coming Soon...

Are you kicking yourself yet for not buying a loft in Downtown, Los Angeles...? Located in the center of the entertainment capital of the world, the 5.6 million square foot L.A. LIVE mixed-used development on 27 acres will be the primary "content campus" and event center for Southern California where people seeking entertainment offerings intersect with the sports and entertainment industries at work in an energetic, unique, urban environment covering more than 6 city blocks. L.A. LIVE is a one-of-a-kind, landmark entertainment destination. It is a multi-faceted campus featuring an exciting mix of entertainment from sports to music to movies to dining. L.A. Live is anchored by STAPLES Center, the world's most successful arena. Since its debut in October 1999, STAPLES Center has changed the perception of downtown Los Angeles and has completely transformed the adjacent South Park neighborhood. NOKIA Theatre L.A. LIVE To compliment the arena, the new state of the art NOKIA Theatre L.A. LIVE will provide a mid-sized venue for live performances and events. The 235,00 square foot, 7,100-seat venue will host 125 music, family, dance and comedy acts, award shows, televised productions and short running Broadway theater events annually. CLUB NOKIA More intimate live performances will be hosted at Club NOKIA. Accommodating over 2,300 guests, Club NOKIA will be the perfect venue for new emerging music acts, cultural shows and will provide excellent space for corporate events and private parties. STUDIOS A 110,000 square foot showcase studio and regional headquarters is planned for ESPN, arguably the foremost sports brand in the world. ESPN's brand reach is gigantic and it's impact immeasurable. Included in this building will be state-of-the-art television and radio broadcast studios, office space and a two level, 30,000 square foot ESPN Zone restaurant and sports bar. RESTAURANTS In addition to the ESPN Zone restaurant, L.A. LIVE will offer a rich mix of local, regional and national restaurants reflecting the uniqueness of Los Angeles and its passion for food. Coming soon, Flemings Prime Steakhouse and Wine Bar (yay!), the Conga Room (they will relocate from Mid-Wilshire), Sam Nazarian's Katsuya, Long Beach'based Yard House pub, Rosa Mexicano, and and a new California cuisine by Wolfgang Puck. There will also be a slew of quick service spots, like Starbucks, deli shops and ice cream eateries. BOWLING Hollywood's own Lucky Strike will occupy approximately 24,000 feet on the second floor offering a café and bar, plus billiard tables, dart and private function rooms in addition to 18 state-of-the-art bowling lanes. CINEMAS AND PREMIERE HOUSE The West coast flagship for Regal Cinemas will be built at L.A. LIVE including a new 140,000 square feet of state-of-the-art cinema with 14 screens and 3,800 seats including an 800-seat house suitable for the industry's most glamorous movie premieres. MUSEUM The Recording Academy (NARAS) and AEG are together developing The GRAMMY Museum, the permanent home for the GRAMMY Awards. Slated to open in October 2008 to celebrate the 50th Anniversary year of the GRAMMY Awards, the one-of-a-kind museum experience will be the cornerstone of the exciting L.A. LIVE development and is expected to draw over 300,000 visitors annually. HOTELS Designed by Gensler, the 1,001 guest room, 1,150,000 square foot Ritz-Carlton and JW Marriott hotel soaring over 54 stories in the sky will serve as the focal point of the entire district and a venerable beacon for the South Park neighborhood. RESIDENTIAL By 2008, over 60,000 people are expected to live in Greater Downtown Los Angeles, with many of the new residential projects near L.A. LIVE already underway. The public planning process for L.A. LIVE has served as a major stimulus in rejuvenating the downtown core, specifically by invigorating the high-density urban residential neighborhood and establishing a pedestrian district. For additional info, (yes there's more), click on the title link. See ya in downtown! ~Candice

2 comments:

Kandyce Williams said...

I wonder how much a penthouse is?

Kitty said...

Dammit!!