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 […]

The Prince

Address: 3198 W 7th St
Phone Number: (213) 389-1586

Korean restaurant / lounge seen in the movie “Thank You for Not Smoking.”

Serves chicken and beer 4:00 pm – 2:00 am, seven days a week.

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.