Mariposa-Nabi School

Address: 987 S Mariposa Ave
Phone Number: 213-385-0241

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.”

Korean Gazebo

Korean Gazebo: Dawooljung

Address: W Olympic Blvd & Irolo St
Phone Number: NA

A 5,000 sq-ft traditional Korean gazebo with a small garden on the northeast corner of Olympic and Irolo. It is across the street from where Koreatown began with a Korean grocery store in the late 1960s.

Kim Nguyen: LAPD Victim in Koreatown

6th Street Between Serrano & Hobart

Address: 6th Street Between Serrano & Hobart
Phone Number: NA

Sixth Street between Serrano & Hobart is the location where LAPD arrested Kim Nguyen in March 2013 for public intoxication, while leaving her drunker male friends behind.

Shonchy Thaopraseuth: Shot Dead by LAPD in Koreatown

Wilshire/Vermont Shell Gas Station

Address: 3201 Wilshire Blvd
Phone Number: (213) 383-4989

The northwest corner of Wilshire & Vermont is where carjacking suspect Shonchy Thaopraseuth was shot more than 60 times by LAPD after a televised slow-speed pursuit in February 2012. He was 22 years old. DOMAIN NAMES FOR SALE ► Koreatown.Shop ► Ktown.Shop ► Koreatown.Online ► Korean.Cash ► KoreatownBar.com

Dontaze Storey: LAPD Murder Victim

3rd & New Hampshire

Address: 3rd & New Hampshire
Phone Number: NA

The corner of Third Street & New Hampshire is the site where LAPD murdered an unarmed Dontaze Storey Jr. in November 2008. He was merely on his way home and not engaged in any crime when an airship identified him as a man with a gun. He was shot dead without reason by LAPD’s Daniel Bunch and Oliver Malabuyo. Dontaze Storey Jr. was 29 years old and had just learned the day before his death that he was going to be a father. He was returning from the Rite Aid on 3rd and Vermont to help his fiancee with a pre-natal prescription when he was gunned down. DOMAIN NAMES FOR SALE ► Koreatown.Shop ► Ktown.Shop ► Koreatown.Online ► Korean.Cash ► […]

Steven Washington: LAPD Victim

800 Block of South Vermont

Address: 800 block of Vermont Avenue
Phone Number: NA

The 800 block of South Vermont Avenue is the site where LAPD murdered an unarmed 27-year-old black man named Steven Eugene Washington in March 2010. He wasn’t doing anything; he was just walking, minding his own business, when he was killed in a drive-by shooting by LAPD’s Allan Corrales and George Diego. DOMAIN NAMES FOR SALE ► Koreatown.Shop ► Ktown.Shop ► Koreatown.Online ► Korean.Cash ► KoreatownBar.com

Bullocks Wishire: Art Deco Building in Los Angeles

Bullocks Wilshire

Address: 3050 Wilshire Blvd
Phone Number: 213-738-6700

Nicknamed the “Cathedral of Commerce” at one time, this art deco building trimmed in terra cotta and copper was the former site of Bullocks Department Store. It currently serves as the main library for the Southwestern Law School. A historic-cultural monument of the City of Los Angeles, it is listed in the National Register of Historic Places as No.78000685. Filming at Bullocks Wilshire Scenes in The Aviator, a 2004 film with Leonard DiCaprio Featured setting in Topper, a 1937 film starring Cary Grant The elevator in Aerosmith’s 1989 “Love in an Elevator” video Exterior shot for Public Enemy’s video for “By the Time I Get to Phoenix” Seen as the Chicago-area department store in the 1989 film Christmas Vacation the […]

Talmadge Apartments

Address: 3278 Wilshire Blvd
Phone Number: (213) 383-3161

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The Langham Apartments

Address: 715 S Normandie Ave
Phone Number: (213) 380-0584

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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.