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Case Study & Site Tour: WeWork DTLA & The Fine Arts Building – SOLD OUT

February 3, 2016
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
WeWork DTLA | Fine Arts Building
811 W 7th St, 12th Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90017 United States
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This event is sold out, we will unable to accept on-site registrations or walk-ins.

An Open Floor Plan for The Entrepreneurial Economy

You’ve heard about the open floor plans that have now migrated from dot-com giants like Google to blue chip firms like CBRE. But what about the legion of entrepreneurs who are on their own, or just getting off the ground? Enter WeWork, the platform for creators. WeWork provides small businesses, startups, and freelancers with the workspace, community, and services they need to make a life, not just a living, offering weekly events, personalized support, flexibility, and access to more than 40,000 other members around the world. One of WeWork’s five Los Angeles spaces is located in the Fine Arts Building, making a new-economy, adaptive reuse of a historic architectural gem. Opened in 1926, the ornate Fine Arts Buildings is dripping with history.
ULI will give members and guests a full view of WeWork Fine Arts Building. Our panelists will include the architect from the WeWork development team, who will address the challenges of fitting a 21st century workspace inside the fine bones of this elegant old building. We’ll also hear from WeWork management, who will provide insights on the benefits of a collaborative workspace and the importance of leveraging the power of community.

We hope you are able to join us as we learn more about the what the offices of the future look like for small businesses and creative individuals.


  • Hal Bastian, ‎Hal Bastian Inc. – Downtown Revitalization Consulting
  • Gibran Begum, Managing Director, Newmark Grubb Knight Frank
  • Alon Schwartz, LA Sales Lead, WeWork
  • Bryan Bernhard, Director of Development, WeWork


  • Private $75 (Non-member $100)
  • Gov/Nonprofit $50 (Non-member $70)
  • Young Leader (under 35) $50 (Non-member $70)
  • Student $45 (Non-member $60)

Download a registration form.

Please note that registration prices increase $10 after January 29, 2016.

How to get to the Case Study:

The Fine Arts Building is located on 7th street, a short walk from the 7th Street & Metro Center station that is served by the Red, Purple, Blue and Expo lines. Several bus lines access the area as well. Go to SoCalTransport to plan your transit trip.

WeWork DTLA is located in the Fine Arts Building on811 West 7th Street, Los Angeles. Parking will not be provided however, there are several nearby lots. Check your options at LA Parking.

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