Koreatown/Wilshire Center From A Helicopter
Home to about 120,000 people with a density of about 44,000 people per sq mile (for comparison: Manhattan as a whole has a density of 23,000 and San Francisco's average is 15,000), this is the most densely populated area in Los Angeles. It's also one of its most diverse with large numbers of Koreans, Mexicans, Salvadorans, Guatemalans, Thais, Filipinos, Bangladeshis, Armenians, and many others living in close proximity to each other. It boasts numerous clubs, bars, restaurants, pool halls, Korean BBQ spots, karaoke joints, taquerias, spas, cafes, offices, and other facilities of a dense urban area along with numerous apartment buildings. Many places in this area are open lat night or even 24-hour creating an impressive bustle and tremendous possibilities. All of it is linked by the Purple Line subway of LA's Metro Rail system and excellent bus service.