"Have an Only in LA experience in Westlake" Top 5 Page for this destination Los Angeles Off The Beaten Path Tip by marinarena

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Specifically for a day trip, the Westlake District is a cool way to discover an "Only in LA" kind of experience- looking and counting all of the interesting mural art on buildings, get authetic Mex food (tamales, street tacos,etc) and bargains. This is a neighborhood with a heavy Mexican and Salvadorean population which is not the most pleasing aesthetically but is full of color, as seen on the pictures. The main point of interest in the neighborhood is MacArthur Park where it has become more clean and safe to walk, jog and be at peace. Also, the old Westlake Theater is a landmark to see for local historical interest. Westlake is easily accesible being just a few miles from downtown and being served by a Metro Red Line stop.

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  • Written Dec 1, 2006
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