Despite its nomenclature as a traditional ethnic enclave, Koreatown is racially mixed and popular—particularly with younger folks—thanks to historic Art Deco buildings, an ideal central location, and The LINE Hotel, which is ground zero for all things cool (Pot Lobby Bar, Poketo, Commissary, Break Room 86), and co-owned by beloved L.A. chef, Roy Choi. You’ll find lively crowds enjoying the city’s best Korean barbecue at Park’s BBQ, singing karaoke at Brass Monkey, and taking in a headlining act at the historic Wiltern. If you really want to go local, spend the day at Wi Spa, a 24/7 facility with hot and cold baths, progressive sauna rooms, spa treatments, and the vigorous body scrub that removes layers of skin and leaves you feeling like a baby.
By Elijah Chiland This airy two-bedroom condo is situated in Koreatown’s elegant Miramonte Terrace. Now seems to be the time to buy in the building—we spotted another unit in this week’s Curbed Comparisons. Built in 1922, the Italianate complex is positioned around a central courtyard with vintage light posts and neatly trimmed hedges that frame a... Keep reading →