Mid-Wilshire

Welcome to Mid-Wilshire

A surprising oasis in the middle of the city.
 
Los Angeles is often thought of as a concrete jungle by those who don’t know better, but the truth is, there are hidden little oases that only the locals know about. Mid-Wilshire is one such little gem. Many of the buildings were built in the early 1900s, giving an air of permanency and nostalgia. There are plenty of parks and open greenspace as well. It’s also right on top of the iconic and famous Miracle Mile, 1.5 miles of Wilshire Boulevard chocked full of art galleries, boutiques, fine-dining restaurants, quirky shops, and Museum Row.
 
There are many unique enclaves within the Mid-Wilshire area. There’s Little Ethiopia with its famous restaurants, the historic Oxford Square with its early 1900s architecture, Park La Brea with its garden apartments, Park Mile with its three-story limit brick buildings and residential feel, Sycamore Square with its walkable streets and single-family dwellings, Wilshire Vista with its historic landmarks, and of course, the Miracle Mile. Housing in Mid-Wilshire includes fabulous villas and mansions, older and newer single-family homes, lovely townhouses, and luxury condominiums.
 

What to Love 

  • Very walkable streets with everything needed at your fingertips
  • Year-round sunny weather with very mild winters
  • Many fine-dining restaurants, delis, cafés, and lounges
  • Several museums, art galleries, and live music venues
  • Good public transportation throughout Los Angeles 
 

Local Lifestyle 

Some people say you can’t have your cake and eat it, too. Those people haven’t been to Mid-Wilshire. In this neighborhood, you can enjoy a wide variety of unique foods, and you can satisfy your thirst for knowledge by visiting many museums. The streets are walkable and inviting, and everything you might need is within walking distance. Daily use of a car here is purely optional. It’s a residential feel in an urban environment. The locals enjoy The Original Farmers Market for the freshest produce, artisan bread, specialty coffees, jams and honey, arts and crafts, and live music.
 

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

If you crave traditional Ethiopian cuisine, make a beeline for Meals by Genet. In addition to delicious Ethiopian food, you can’t find a better atmosphere for a fun and different kind of date night. Enjoy craft beers, classic cocktails, and wine at the All Season Brewing Company, where they brew their own beers, including the house-made ginger beer. For excellent French bakery and restaurant cuisine, head to République, and make sure you order the liberty duck.
 
Fashionistas will love the shopping in Mid-Wilshire. Check out Pinky Rose Boutique for the swankiest clothes, hats, handbags, scarves, and jewelry. Shop until your heart’s content in nearby Mid City at The Grove, where you’ll find designer clothing, shoes, handbags and accessories, jewelry, fragrances, and more for some awesome retail therapy. In the heart of Museum Row, you’ll find Craft Contemporary (formerly the Craft and Folk Art Museum), known for handmade art, artifacts, and all things related to folk art.
 

Things to Do

You’re right near Beverly Hills, so take advantage of Rodeo Drive if you want to see an unmatched array of upscale shopping along two glorious miles of high-end fashion, luxury, culture, arts, and entertainment. La Brea Tar Pits & Museum is a lot more than just a museum of ice age artifacts. Paleontologists are still currently working and digging there, and you can watch them live at work and learn from the pros. The famous Los Angeles County Museum of Art is one-of-a-kind with its collections, rotating exhibits, art classes and camps, tours, films, live music, and a fabulous gift shop.
 

Schools

Mid-Wilshire is served by the Los Angeles Unified School District. Noteworthy schools include:
 
 
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