DownTown Los Angeles
The Streets of the New DownTown Los Angeles The Downtown Center Business Improvement District (DCBID) is a coalition of nearly 480 property owners united in their commitment to enhance the quality of life in Downtown Los Angeles. The organization helps the 65-block central business district achieve its full potential as a great place to live, work and play. Founded in 1998, the DCBID funds the clean and safe team known as the Purple Patrol, as well as business retention and recruitment programs, and acts as a housing resource to potential residents and developers. Marketing programs including special events, promotional offers, advertising campaigns and public relations efforts are also provided by the DCBID. The DCBID boundaries are the Harbor Freeway to the west, First Street to the north, Main and Hill streets to the east, and Olympic Boulevard to the south.