The library is named after Pío de Jesús Pico, the last Mexican governor of Alta California. He died in 1894.
MADANG is a three-level shopping and entertainment complex located just north of Wilshire Boulevard on the western side of Western Avenue.
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 […]
Valet parking as of September 2017: $7
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 […]
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 Korean materials.)
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.
Opened in 1926, the original restaurant at 3427 Wilshire Boulevard remains the most famous due to its distinctive shape.
Little Bangladesh is a four-block stretch of 3rd Street between Alexandria Avenue and New Hampshire Avenue in what is popularly considered the northern parts of Koreatown. The ethnic enclave was formally designated in 2010 by the Los Angeles City Council.