The Bloc is an open-air shopping plaza with restaurants and nightly events that's home to major department stores, a cinema, curators, and artisan boutiques. The Bloc is a vibrant, inclusive urban center that focuses on all things fashion.

Whether you want to update your wardrobe or see the latest jewelry trends, The Bloc offers an array of your favorite retailers. The Bloc offers numerous events as well, such as live music, cultural and artistic exhibits, and ways to connect with friends. Retail has been reimagined at The Bloc to foster thoughtfulness, community inclusiveness, and interactive events.

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Highlights of The Bloc 

The Bloc is a place of cultural interaction as well as thoughtfully diverse shopping. Many come just for the dining experience, whether to enjoy one of the coffee bars, an international twist on cuisine, fruity yogurt, or locally sourced ingredients. The Bloc has a draft house as well. 

Each holiday season, The Bloc shines with a massive light display that shows off the artistic expressions of downtown LA. The magic of the sparkling lights is free to enjoy, and pets are welcome. The cinema in The Bloc is much more than your average theater, as you are treated to a full menu of food and drinks.

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Good to know about The Bloc 

One of the best ways to reach The Bloc is on the Metro, which has multiple lines in the direct vicinity. There is also an on-site hotel. One of the best things about The Bloc is that it’s located in downtown LA, so you will be in the heart of one of the most culturally lively areas in the world. 

Art is a prominent part of the identity of LA, and you’ll see how The Bloc represents the authenticity of the cultural landscape. Plan your visit ahead of time to know which of the many live theater and music performances you can catch.

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The Bloc in Los Angeles

Location: 700 S Flower Street, Los Angeles, CA 90017, USA

Open: Hours vary

Phone: +1 213-624-2891