The Alexandria is located in the heart of historic Downtown Los Angeles. This vibrant urban area is experiencing a renaissance with numerous office buildings being converted to luxury lofts, and a plethora of new art galleries, eclectic restaurants, hip bars and clubs springing up. Many theaters in the area have been renovated, including the Orpheum Theater, which plays host to American Idol. The business and new financial district is within walking distance, and only three blocks away is the Pershing Square metro station. Within reasonable proximity to The Alexandria are City Hall, The Staples Center, The Standard Hotel, Union Station, USC Campus, and Olvera Street.