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The revitalization of downtown is one of the biggest success stories in Los Angeles.
DTLA has grown to become a top destination for shopping, restaurants and nightlife.
But that rise might turn into a fall because of crime.
Between 2014 and 2016, violent and property crimes increased by over a third.
That has stakeholders in the neighborhood worried about its future, says Eddie Kim with LA Downtown News.