Opened in the fall of 2005, the Mariposa-Nabi Primary Center is housed in a strikingly colorful building for students in kindergarten to second grade. Mariposa is the name of the street on which the school entrance is; it means “butterfly” in Spanish, while “Nabi” (나비) is the Korean word for “butterfly.”
Olympic Boulevard is considered the main street of Koreatown LA. This is where historically Koreans started the businesses that would form the core of the community. The first official “Koreatown” sign in L.A. was posted at Olympic & Vermont in August 1981. Here is a suggested itinerary for exploring Koreatown’s main street Olympic Boulevard. 1. Koreatown Galleria (Olympic & Western) Korean Food Court Cosmetic World Little Bean Cafe for Patbingsu Choice Music Store for K-Pop and K-Drama merch Korean Supermarket for ingredients and banchan 2. Koreatown Gateway Sign (Olympic & Oxford) 3. Yuchun Restaurant (Olympic & Serrano) for naengmyeon, traditional cold noodles 4. Hankook Sauna (Olympic & Hobart) a small Korean spa for women only […]
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
Four-block stretch of 3rd Street between Alexandria Avenue and New Hampshire Avenue in what is popularly considered the northern part of Koreatown
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.
A government agency of Taiwan (the Republic of China) that mainly handles various issues of Taiwanese immigrants in LA.
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.
Consulate General of The People’s Republic of China (中华人民共和国驻洛杉矶总领馆)
Visas… Passports now on the first floor.