Chois Records: Kpop Albums

Choice Music @ Koreatown Galleria

Address: 3250 W Olympic Blvd
Phone Number: 323-373-0008

Choice Music is a small, quiet store inside Koreatown Galleria with good prices on a vast selection of Kpop CDs and Kdrama DVDs. They also sell posters, lightsticks pens and other merchandise featuring popular Korean stars.

Madang Mall / CGV Cinemas

Madang Plaza Shopping Mall

Address: 621 S Western Ave
Phone Number: Not submitted

MADANG is a three-level shopping and entertainment complex located just north of Wilshire Boulevard on the western side of Western Avenue.

MALL DIRECTORY

Koreatown Music Plaza

Address: 928 S Western Ave
Phone Number: (213) 385-4725

Simply called “Music Plaza” — a destination for fans of Korean pop music. Aside from recently released CDs and DVDs, there are also posters of South Korean idols papering the walls. They also carry a few CDs of traditional Korean music, as well as Japanese, American and European.

SM TOWN MUSEUM: KOREATOWN LA

SMTOWN MUSEUM

Address: 607 S Oxford Ave
Phone Number: Not submitted

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.

The Face Shop in Koreatown LA

The Face Shop @ Madang

Address: 621 S Western Ave
Phone Number: 213-389-3360

Branch of the South Korean cosmetics chain FaceShop. This location shares space with Chocolate Chair on the ground floor of Madang on Western Avenue, just north of Wilshire.

TheFaceShop products are available to order online with free worldwide shipping.

Artbox Koreatown LA

Art Box @ the Plaza

Address: 928 S Western Ave
Phone Number: (213) 385-7746

Art Box is a gift store inside Koreatown Plaza carrying stationery and cute knickknacks such as ballpens, Hello Kitty chopsticks, plush toys, dolls, Korean food stickers, cellphone accessories, and origami paper. Sells Kpop items such as posters, bromides, pens, t-shirts, folders, EXO calendars, and bracelets. Also carries modern greeting cards with traditional Korean motifs.

Nature Republic: Koreatown LA

Nature Republic

Address: 3785 Wilshire Blvd
Phone Number: (213) 425-2177

Nature Republic opened a location on the ground floor of the Solair Building in Summer 2015. The company also has a store in Santee Alley downtown Los Angeles. Nature Republic (네이처리퍼블릭) is a South Korean cosmetics brand that was established in the year 2009. The brand’s tagline is “A Sense of the Beginning.” Luhan is in front of the store. Open seven days a week, 10:00 am – 7:00 pm.

Sejong Bookstore: Korean-Language Books & Magazines

Sejong Bookstore

Address: 3250 W Olympic Blvd
Phone Number: 323-735-7374

Sejong Moon-go (세종문고) is the Korean bookstore on the third floor of the Koreatown Galleria mall on the southeast corner of Western and Olympic.

Carries a few Japanese and Korean magazines (Vogue, Junior…), children’s books, novels… Past issues of imported magazines are sold at a discount.

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.