About Mid-Wilshire

Mid-Wilshire is a neighborhood in the central region of L.A. It is known for the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (aka LACMA), the Petersen Automotive Museum, and the Miracle Mile shopping district.

According to the city’s official community plan, the area, also known as as Mid-City, is bounded by Melrose Avenue and Rosewood Avenue to the north; 18th Street, Venice Boulevard and Pico Boulevard to the south; Hoover Street to the east; and the Cities of West Hollywood and Beverly Hills to the west. The adjacent areas are Hollywood to the north; South Central L.A. and West Adams-Leimert-Baldwin Hills to the south; Silver Lake-Echo Park and Westlake to the east; and West L.A. to the west. The Wilshire area includes the neighborhoods of Wilshire Center, Koreatown, Windsor Square, Hancock Park, Larchmont, Mid-Wilshire, Mid-City, Miracle Mile, and Carthay.

Within the Wilshire CPA, the neighborhood of Mid-Wilshire is bounded roughly by Crenshaw Boulevard, Pico Boulevard, Fairfax Avenue, and Wilshire Boulevard. Part of Miracle Mile overlaps with Mid-Wilshire.

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