Located in the southwest area of Koreatown, “Tahl Ma Sa” is a modest Buddhist shrine with a main hall for prayer, a small bell pavilion, and small Buddha statues.
Koreatown’s French Chateau, the 1937 castle restored in 2007. Now 10 condos, ranging from $495,000 to $795,000 for 866 to 2,002 square feet. The building is a designated Los Angeles Historic-Cultural Monument and under contract for Mills Act, providing property tax relief. Architect: Arlos Sedgley
Olympic Boulevard Gateway @ Normandie Avenue Cost: $2.8 million Expected completion date: June 2015 Madang Open Space / Olympic Gateway @ Normandie Avenue
The Olympic Gateway will be installed as an arch at Olympic Boulevard and Normandie Avenue, next to the Korean pavilion Da Wool Jung (다울정). Cost: $1.2 million Expected completion date: June 2015 A project in tandem with Madang Open Space.
On the southeast corner of Wilshire & Serrano, two blocks east of Western Avenue. Aroma Center is 336,000 square feet of fitness, spa, shopping and dining. Building has LA’s largest video screen at 800 square feet (33′ by 24′). Telephone numbers: (213) 387-0212; (213) 387-0111 Fax: (213) 387-0730
Listed in the UC Berkley report as one of the city’s pre-1976 concrete buildings likely to be vulnerable during an earthquake.
* 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