장터 … The annual Koreatown Festival is held here — it is also the starting point for the Korean parade at the same time.
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.
Skateboarders are a familiar sight in the streets of Koreatown. A good place to catch them is Wilshire and Oxford, a block east of Western Avenue. The nearest public space designated by the city as an official spot for skateboarders is Lafayette Park in the Westlake district, just east of Koreatown. Not a safe area for kids to be alone at.
Small and quiet city park with picnic tables. Located west of Koreatown proper. Hours of Operation: Sunrise to sunset, Monday to Sunday This park is unstaffed, unlocked and open from dawn to dusk. Any questions can be answered by calling (213) 485-5054 and speaking to park maintenance supervisor.
Country Club Park Heritage Plaza is known for short as Wilton Place Park. It was inaugurated on October 22, 2011, with a free tree giveaway. Located outside Koreatown’s formal borders. This is an unstaffed pocket park. There is a walking path, a sustainably designed play area, and benches. 1015 S. Wilton Place, by Olympic Boulevard.