Koreatown Gateway Sign: Olympic & Vermont

Address: Olympic & Vermont
Phone Number: NA

Two pairs of Koreatown gateway structures can be seen on either side of Olympic Boulevard, along the stretch that the city has formally designated as Koreatown. One pair is on the western end, just a few steps east of Western Avenue. Another pair is on the eastern end near Olympic Boulevard & Vermont Avenue. (The photo above is one of the gateway structures near Vermont, on the north side of Olympic.) Aside from the prominent white stencil announcing the area’s designation as Koreatown, each structure is topped with a Bong Huang (봉황), a mythical bird recognized in East Asian culture as a symbol of prosperity and happiness. DOMAIN NAMES FOR SALE ► KoreanFood.site ► Kfood.site

About Koreatown

Address: Koreatown
Phone Number: NA

Located in central Los Angeles west of downtown, Koreatown is home to a diverse group of people who hail from all over the world. It is located roughly within the boundaries of Pico Boulevard on the south, Hoover Street to the east, Melrose Avenue up north, and Crenshaw Boulevard​ out west. (In 2010, the city council formally declared Koreatown’s borders as Western, Olympic, Vermont, and 3rd… with a business corridor on Western from 3rd to Rosewood.) Actual residents are majority Latino — Mexicans, Salvadorans and Guatemalans — with many business owners being Koreans who live in the affluent neighborhoods of nearby Hancock Park and of Orange County. Such Korean Americans regularly visit for the food, shopping, spas, and the nightlife, aside from […]

Wilton Place Park

Address: 1015 S Wilton Pl
Phone Number: (323) 816-6712

Country Club Park Heritage Plaza is known for short as Wilton Place Park. It was inaugurated on October 22, 2011, with a free tree giveaway. Located outside Koreatown’s formal borders. This is an unstaffed pocket park. There is a walking path, a sustainably designed play area, and benches. 1015 S. Wilton Place, by Olympic Boulevard. DOMAIN NAMES FOR SALE ► KoreanFood.site ► Kfood.site

Koreatown Street Art

Address: 3219-3225 West Olympic Boulevard
Phone Number: NA

Photos taken of murals on Koreatown’s main street Olympic Boulevard, just east of Western Avenue between Oxford and Serrano avenues. April 29, 2013. DOMAIN NAMES FOR SALE ► KoreanFood.site ► Kfood.site

Nara Bank Building

Address: 3600 Wilshire Blvd
Phone Number: Not submitted

* Now known as BBCN. A 21-story building on Wilshire Boulevard. Also known as Wilshire Financial Tower. Construction: 1961-1963 Designed by: Welton Becket and Associates Height: 294 feet / 90 meters DOMAIN NAMES FOR SALE ► KoreanFood.site ► Kfood.site

Park Catalina Apartments

Address: 690 S Catalina St
Phone Number: (866) 576-2387

Office Hours: Mon – Sat: 9:00AM to 6:00PM Sun: Closed (877) 721-5581 One-bedroom apartments starting at $1,725 Managed by Essex Apartment Homes. DOMAIN NAMES FOR SALE ► KoreanFood.site ► Kfood.site

In 2010, the Los Angeles City Council formally declared Koreatown's borders as Western Avenue, Olympic Boulevard, Vermont Avenue, and 3rd Street, with a business corridor on Western from 3rd to Rosewood Avenue.