Sky-High Serenity: Inside Figueroa Eight – Downtown LAs New Luxury Living Oasis

In October 2023, DTLA welcomed a new residential tower to its ever-growing skyline. With 438 homes, spacious penthouse residences, opulent amenities, and 7500 square feet of ground-floor retail space, this 41-story downtown newbie, Figueroa Eight, developed by Mitsui Fudosan America, Inc., took its rightful place among a growing list of residential high rises that are setting the new standard of luxury living for downtown Los Angeles.

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Designed by local award-winning architect Scott Johnson, AIA, and with interiors by the renowned Lauren Rottet of Rottet Studio, Figueroa Eight features modern lines, beautiful materials, and floor-to-ceiling views that frame the DTLA cityscape.

Residents and guests will be treated to a selection of curated artwork from An Te Liu, Joaquin Boz, and Robbie Simon, and a partnership with Creative Art Partners is available for personalized art selection for residents.

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Throughout each Figueroa Eight residence, there is natural European white oak plank flooring along with tech-enabled features like smart thermostats and keyless entry.

Taking it personal

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“Our design approach for the residences was to create individual spaces that act as a personal retreat perched above the city—refined, impressive, yet delicate and welcoming.” Lauren Rottet, Founder.

Nothing relates to personal well-being more than pristinely designed bathrooms with porcelain flooring and designer fixtures that warrant relaxation. Or the inner peace that accompanies kitchens with quartz countertops and Calacatta Blanca bespoke Italian tile backsplashes, deep grey lacquer cabinetry, Bertazzoni refrigerators, and gas ranges.

Those with private balconies will acquire the added bonus of serenity as they explore the city unbothered with a bird’s eye view from high above.

In addition to these standout details, Figueroa Eight is home to a well-crafted list of lifestyle amenities that beckon residents to venture to lively communal spaces to make new acquaintances and long-lasting relationships.

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Al-fresco dining areas with firepits and BBQs and a Zen hammock garden are ideal for bringing out the best in people. A resort-style saltwater pool with a poolside menu and a hot tub will anchor the 5th floor with a clubhouse, outdoor bar, and private cabanas equipped with daybeds, personal flat-screen TVs, refrigerators, and more.

Co-working spaces with collaborative and private areas are available for meetings, workshops, and other business ventures.

A dog run and pet spa with grooming services are also available at Figueroa Eight.

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A state-of-the-art fitness center that includes functional training equipment such as an outdoor workout zone with a weighted sled, battle ropes, and HIIT equipment will ensure optimal health opportunities, with access to complimentary fitness classes and a hot yoga room.

Heading into the future, the residences will offer charging stations for electric vehicles and a number of electric scooters.

Unique to Figueroa Eight is a social club available via membership, located on the building’s 41st floor. The club will feature a rotating social program and a food and beverage concept exclusive to Figueroa Eight residents and select guests only.

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There’s nothing this newbie has left unconsidered when it comes to raising the standard of luxury living, and it has surely drawn plenty of inspiration from its towering residential neighbors. – Downtown Weekly LA.

“Figueroa Eight epitomizes MFA’s continued commitment to Downtown Los Angeles,” says Stuart Morkun, VP Development for MFA’s LA Office. “Downtown LA is home to some of the city’s finest dining and art establishments, consistently making it one of the U.S.’s topmost desired destinations. With Figueroa Eight, the resident community will have access to a truly elevated luxury living experience led by hospitality-level staff and hotel-like offerings.”

Figueroa Eight’s dedicated leasing and management team, Sentral, is the leading full-building residential hospitality operator. The company is redefining home for the modern renter by transforming upscale, multifamily properties into dynamic communities in the nation’s most coveted cities.

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In addition to the fine details it will take to manage the luxury skyscraper, the operators have attached a full-service Experience Team solely dedicated to curating exclusive wellness and entertainment events, as well as a robust schedule of members-only fitness programming.

Prices at Figueroa Eight start around $3,000 per month.

Settling for less may have just become a thing of the past thanks to Figueroa Eight. redefining what it means to call downtown home. Figueroa Eight is located at 744 S Figueroa St, Los Angeles, CA 90017.

Author: Keri Freeman

Military mom and proud parent, artist, writer, musician and film maker. Cocktail connoisseur. Publisher of DTLA Weekly.