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Downtown LA Proper Hotel
by Kelly Wearstler Studio

Photo by The Ingalls

Proper Hospitality has designed Downtown L.A. Proper Hotel in Los Angeles, United States.

This project is a reimagined 1920s building with a modern palette, drawing inspiration from its location in Downtown L.A.

The 148-room hotel layers restored, timely vestiges with elements of Latin American and Moroccan design, and site specific installations by local contemporary artists Abel Macias, Ben Medansky, Morgan Peck, and Judson Studios.

Nodding to its former life as a YWCA, Downtown L.A. Proper Hotel transforms existing features into stand-out accommodations including the Pool Suite, featuring a full-sized indoor swimming pool, and the Court Suite, showcasing the original floors from an indoor basketball court.

This project has been shortlisted in the hotel and short-stay interiors category of Dezeen Awards 2022.

Designer: Kelly Wearstler Studio

Project: Downtown L.A. Proper Hotel

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Voting closes on 10 October.


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