Koreatown is a neighborhood in Los Angeles, California.
Those who enjoy a vibrant atmosphere and spending time outdoors will feel at home in Koreatown. There are many things to do in this part of the city to discover. Even though this area is not known for its nightlife, there are masses of people around most of the time. There are a few green spaces nearby for residents to visit and they are very well-distributed, resulting in them being easy to get to from numerous locations within the neighborhood.
Koreatown experienced its most significant housing boom before the 1960s, so most of the available homes are from this time period. The predominance of large apartment buildings in the housing stock of this area is an important part of its character. Renters occupy roughly 95% of the units in the neighborhood whereas the rest are occupied by owners. This neighborhood has quite a good variety of housing sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms.
It is especially convenient to access both a general and a specialty grocery store on foot from anywhere in Koreatown. In addition, there are over 400 restaurants and over 50 coffee shops to experience in Koreatown. House buyers benefit from very many clothing stores within walking distance, for example on Vermont Avenue. When it comes to education, it is a very short walk to access both primary and secondary schools from any location in Koreatown. Home buyers can choose between public and private schools at both the elementary and high school level.
Home owners in Koreatown have various options to travel without using a car. Thanks to 3 rapid transit stations (Wilshire / Western Station, Wilshire / Normandie Station and Wilshire / Vermont Station) on the Metro Red Line and Metro Purple Line, and about 20 nearby bus lines, Koreatown is especially transit friendly. In contrast, Koreatown is not an especially convenient part of Los Angeles for moving around by car. Nonetheless, the majority of real estate listings are a rather short drive from the nearest highway. It is very easy for people walking to move around in this neighborhood; running common errands is especially convenient on foot, and innumerable businesses of different types can be found as well.