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Sayda's Koreatown Presentation

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Sayda's Koreatown Presentation

  1. 1. Koreatown<br />Sayda’s Neighborhood Project<br />
  2. 2. The Brown Derby<br />The Original Wilshire Boulevard Brown Derby<br />Opened in 1926<br />The original restaurant has been removed and this area is now known as the Brown Derby Plaza.<br />
  3. 3. The Ambassador Hotel<br />The Ambassador Hotel was demolished in 2005.<br />In its place will be a new LAUSD middle school.<br />Opened January 1, 1921<br />It was a very popular hotel where Hollywood Stars and numerous presidents stayed at.<br />
  4. 4. The Wiltern Theater<br />The Wiltern Theater was built in 1931. <br />Present Day: The Wiltern Theater is a popular venue for live entertainment.<br />
  5. 5. Hobart Boulevard Elementary<br />Hobart Elementary Present Day<br />Hobart Elementary Entrance back in 1957<br />
  6. 6. Wilshire and Western<br />Wilshire and Western back in the 1920’s<br />Present Day Wilshire Western Intersection<br />
  7. 7. The Piccadilly and Talmadge<br />The Talmadge Apartment Tower was built in 1923<br />Piccadilly Apartments were built in 1928<br />
  8. 8. The Wilshire Temple<br />Also known as the B&apos;nai B&apos;rith Temple<br />It was built in 1928<br />
  9. 9. The St Basil Catholic Church<br />St. Basil&apos;s Catholic Church was constructed in 1970<br />
  10. 10. Immanuel Presbyterian Church<br />Immanuel Presbyterian Church was built in 1925<br />
  11. 11. The Gaylord Apartments<br />The Gaylord Apartments<br />Built in 1924 <br />Named after Gaylord Wilshire, founder of the Wilshire Center<br />
  12. 12. Chapman Market<br />Back in 1928 when it was first opened<br />Present Day Chapman Market<br />
  13. 13. Koreatown Plaza<br />Opened in 1989. This year is its 20th anniversary.<br />
  14. 14. Koreatown Galleria<br />Is a recent addition to Koreatown. It opened in the year 2001.<br />
  15. 15. Festivals in Koreatown<br />Major Festivals include:<br />The Greek Festival in September<br />The Korean Festival in September<br />The 8th Street Festival in December<br />The Earth Day Festival in April<br />
  16. 16. Transportation in Koreatown<br />Metro LA provides residents with Railway lines and bus routes that transport around Koreatown and beyond it.<br />

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