MADANG is a three-level shopping and entertainment complex located just north of Wilshire Boulevard on the western side of Western Avenue.
The library is named after Pío de Jesús Pico, the last Mexican governor of Alta California. He died in 1894.
Closed: Friday, November 10 – Saturday, November 11 for Veterans Day
The establishment of an SMTown Museum in Los Angeles was announced in 2013, with the building being purchased in July. The space was formerly occupied by the Orchid Club on the southwest corner of 6th Street & Oxford Avenue, a few steps away from the CVS, the Metro subway station, and the Madang Mall.
This Purple Line metro station is named after the intersection of Wilshire Boulevard and Western Avenue (the subway is on the northeast corner) and in 2013, after Alfred Hoyun Song, the first Asian-American politician to be elected as state senator to the California State Assembly. Alfred Hoyun Song (Korean name: 송호윤) was born in Hawaii to parents who were sugar-cane plantation workers. In 1940 he moved to Los Angeles and finished his bachelor’s degree at the University of Southern California. He was the first Asian American legislator elected to the California State Assembly in 1962. He was also the first Korean American to be elected to the California State Senate, where he acted as chairman of the Judiciary Committee. The […]
Located at the intersection of Wilshire and Western, the Wiltern Theatre and Pellissier Building is an Art Deco building decorated with blue-green terra cotta tiles. It was originally built in 1931, called the Warner Brothers Western Theater, and was designed as a vaudeville theater. Today, the Wiltern serves as a live-performance venue, hosting concerts and comedy shows.
Wilshire/Vermont is a heavy-rail subway station in the Los Angeles Metro system. Located at Wilshire Boulevard and Vermont Avenue, it is served by the Red Line and the Purple Line. The station is designed with two platform levels: eastbound Purple and Red Line trains (to Union Station) use the upper level, and westbound Purple (to Wilshire/Western) and Red (to North Hollywood) trains use the lower level. There are a dozen rack spaces for bicycles, but no parking for cars. Above the station is the Wilshire Vermont mixed-use transit village development, a $136-million apartment and retail complex designed by the firm Arquitectonica on land owned by the LA County Metropolitan Transportation Authority. The development opened in 2007 and includes apartments and […]
The Wilshire Vermont Towers are a residential and retail development on the southeast corner of Wilshire & Vermont that opened in 2014.
Valet parking as of September 2017: $7
Located just northwest of Koreatown proper, on Vine Street between Melrose Avenue and Sunset Boulevard, Peru Village celebrates and showcases the cultural and business contributions of Peruvian Americans to Los Angeles.