DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES – The Ratkovich Company, developer in the midst of a $160 million renovation of the former Macy’s Plaza into an open-air shopping and office complex dubbed The Bloc.
In August, it was revealed that an Alamo Drafthouse will open in the shopping center portion of the project. Now, a retail tenant has been announced: San Francisco men’s brand Wingtip, which offers custom and ready-to-wear apparel, leather goods, cigars and even single-malt whiskies, will open its first Los Angeles outpost at the complex. Wingtip will also have a members-only social club on an upper floor of The Bloc’s office tower. Downtowner’s can expect a bar and lounge, a whiskey room, a game room and a restaurant, among other features. Also announced at the complex is a collaboration between the Arts District firms Otto Design Group and CNTRLgroup. The Bloc is slated to open in October 2015.