About Koreatown

Is the name a bit of a giveaway? Not at all. Koreatown is a highly diverse downtown neighborhood bordered by swanky Silver lake and fast paced Westlake. But don't worry if you came to the neighborhood searching for great Korean food—you won't be disappointed.

Quick Facts

Current Prices: $319,000 to $2,979,000

Closed Prices: $261,000 to $3,150,000

Median Sale Price: $700,000

Average $ per sq ft: $629

Association Fee Ranges: $168 to $928/mo, $0 to $4908

Type: Attached Home (Condo, Townhouse, Loft, etc.), Single-Family Home

Age: 1904 to 2022

Sq. Ft.: 368 to 6092 Sq. Ft.

Bedrooms: 0 to 7 Bedrooms

Bathrooms: 0 to 8 Bathrooms

Lot Size: 0 - 1 acres

Around Koreatown

Koreatown is the most populated in LA. That's quite an achievement but it's easy to see why when you find out there are over 118 thousand people that reside here. As expected of any area that cozy; apartments are the main housing type. Many downtown neighborhoods are considered less than desirable by some because of the size of available housing. Koreatown boasts a nice varieties of condos selling in the mid 400-500K range.

As expected the asian cuisine of Koreatown is second to none. Don't miss The Bulgogi Egg Rolls at Slurpin' Ramen Bar. At "Quarters Korean BBQ" cheese fondue is essentially nacho cheese that you dip your meats into. Their assortment of traditionally prepared meats goes perfect with it. Don't think asian is all the neighborhood cooks though. "Beer Belly" has great american flavor and craft beer to wash it down.

If you expect to see the best of the neighborhood expect to see Wilshire Boulevard. It's great for a stroll to pick up the distinctly asian flair of the neighborhood. The local shops make it a must see for out of towners. Where else can you pick up a powdered deer horn that acts as a performance enhancer? Shops like this dot Koreatown.

Are you ready to sing karaoke? The Egyptian themed bar "Shrine" is arguably the best karaoke bar you've been to. Take a few puffs at "Angel's Hookah Lounge" and enjoy a night out with friends. Places like "Karma Lounge" not only show off the neighborhood's diversity but also provide one of a kind atmospheres to have a blast in.

Of all the hot new places to see contemporary art these days, a Jewish synagogue in Koreatown is a surprising choice. The pieces are truly a sight to see. Places like this can be found all over Koreatown. Places you simply won't see anywhere else. Where else will you see a four story driving range. Take a load off and off load a couple buckets of balls at The Aroma Golf Range. Locals Love : Locals will describe the charm of Koreatown as the neighborhood's "character". Residents are proud of their neighborhood identity. The diverse mix of residents does not stop them from coming together and taking care of where they live. Locals love the shared pride of Koreatown and so will you.

Locals Love

  • Great Cuisine
  • Public Transportation

Locals Don't Love

  • Traffic

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