Shinsaegae means “New World.” 신세계백화점 (선물센터/백화점)
This is not a Western-style department store, but a large gift shop devoted to traditional Korean items, such as quilts, baby hanbok clothing, norigae, masks, fans, souvenirs, trinkets, short Korean-style dinner tables, and ceramics.
안깎아도 싸다는 집! 김스전기 Kim’s Home Center is Koreatown’s Ikea + Bed, Bath & Beyond. Coffee grinders, rice cookers, 49-cent chopstick holders, $1500 kimchi refrigerators… Hardware stuff like small hammers… Korean cosmetics like the Tony Moly brand… Does carry onggi like ddukbaegi (earthenware cooking pots). Plaza Health Center – ClosedYoung Jin Taekwondo CenterYoung Jin Learning Center – ClosedCosmetic World @ City Center – Closed
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.