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DTLA’s billion dollar bet

DTLA’s billion dollar bet

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When plans for a billion dollar complex in Downtown Los Angeles were made, the city looked very different.

Now, Downtown is empty of office workers, tourists and museum visitors, yet work on the long-anticipated project has carried on through the pandemic.

But will people return to Downtown LA? That’s the billion-dollar question.

LA Times staff writer Roger Vincent joined us with more.