Located on Museum Row LACMA is just one of many destinations that define the culturally rich Mid- Wilshire District. Bordered by Fairfax on the north, Hancock Park on the east and West LA to the south Mid-Wilshire is defined by the main thoroughfares including, Wilshire and Olympic Boulevard, La Brea and Fairfax Avenue and West 3rd Street.
Economically diverse and centrally located this stretch of the Wilshire corridor is home to the La Brea Tar Pits which is a national landmark, LACMA which is the largest art museum in the western United States and Peterson Automotive which boast some of the rarest cars in the entire world. You will also find LA’s bustling food truck scene, servicing the high rise commercial buildings that populate the area. A stone throw away from Museum Row are two of the largest shopping centers in all Los Angeles the Beverly Center and The Grove. The Grove is an outdoor retail and entertainment complex with cobble stone streets, a central park and an animated fountain inspired by the Bellagio in Las Vegas. The adjoining famers market is a popular landmark and tourist attraction which features outdoor food stalls and market produce.
The world famous Mid-Wilshire perhaps most distinctive for its display of art deco architecture. Nearby homes and apartment buildings also honor the art deco, Spanish revival, tutor, contemporary, French and American Colonial styles. Whether your interest lies in art, cars or fashion Mid-Wilshire has something for everyone.