Four-block stretch of 3rd Street between Alexandria Avenue and New Hampshire Avenue in what is popularly considered the northern part of Koreatown
Purple Line metro station at intersection of Wilshire Boulevard and Western Avenue (the subway is on the northeast corner)
A middle school within the Los Angeles Unified School District, Local District 4. It was established in 2009 as the only middle school in the LAUSD to practice single-sex education (different curricula and learning environments for girls and boys).
YOKA is named in honor of Colonel Young-Oak Kim, the first Asian-American colonel to lead a US battalion in war. It is LA’s first middle school, and the third school overall, named for a Korean.
Located near the corner of Wilshire Boulevard and Vermont Avenue
Apartment building on Hobart Boulevard
In addition to the Pio Pico Library, another LAPL branch that serves what is still considered the Koreatown area of Los Angeles is the Wilshire Library. It doesn’t have as extensive a collection of Korean books or resources, but it’s the next best branch.
(The Central Library in downtown LA also has a substantial amount of Korean-language materials.)
The Los Angeles City Council in 2010 formally declared Koreatown’s borders as Western, Olympic, Vermont, and 3rd… with a business corridor on Western from 3rd to Rosewood.
Dosan Ahn Chang Ho station is the official name of the post office on the northwest corner of 6th and Harvard.
This branch had been known as the Sanford station.
Center for Mexican Cinema
Consulate General of the Republic of the Philippines in Los Angeles. Suite #500
There is $6 all-day parking at the church across the street. Price is subject to change.
Camp out early before the offices open at 9:00 AM. Bring a beach chair or a folding chair.