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Wilshire / Vermont Metro station in Koreatown

Koreatown was born in the 1970s as Korean immigrants settled in the area along Olympic and Wilshire boulevards between Vermont and Western avenues. It has grown into an equal-opportunity night-life zone, frequented by USC and UCLA students and grads, lighted by electronic billboards and fed by all-you-can-eat barbecue joints and trendy food trucks that mingle Korean and Mexican flavors. Ricardo DeAratanha / Los Angeles Times
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