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Old 09-26-2010, 05:17 AM
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Hi All,

Do you know anything about this road and area? I hope it is safe, and that you can live there without need to travel miles and miles to find a good shopping mall. Please let me know your input on this one, Im only staying for a few months but still struggling to find a proper place to stay in. The road Im talking about is:

Wilshire Blvd, LA

Thanks a lot -
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Old 09-26-2010, 07:58 AM
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There is quite the gamut on Wilshire as it runs 16 miles from Downtown to Santa Monica. For the most part it is great. If you were more specific on the location (address, cross street) you would probably get more specific answers.
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Old 09-26-2010, 08:39 PM
Location: SoCal, Idaho
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We really need location to answer this question.

Wilshire blvd addresses are some of the nicest in the city. But there are also areas that are not as nice.
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Old 09-27-2010, 05:17 AM
Location: Bella Vista, Ark
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Most of Wilshire Blvd is very nice, but like memtioned, it is a huge Blvd so depending on where you are shopping, it may be safe, safer or safest..

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Old 09-27-2010, 10:58 AM
Location: Pasadena
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Wilshire is a great boulevard to drive on the weekends but extremely busy during the week. From downtown Wilshire takes you through some really interesting neighborhoods. MacArthur Park\ Alvarado is a little tough but very colorful though I wouldn't hang around that section of Wilshire after dark. Mid-Wilshire all the way into Beverly Hills is fun with interesting shops and restaurants especially Korea Town, La Cienega, Santa Monica Blvds. Westwood is exciting and on into Santa Monica it is full of restaurants and shops ending at the Palisades Park overlooking the Pacific.

Here's a video on Wilshire; you can watch all 4 segments on U-Tube

YouTube - Great Cruising Wilshire Blvd. - Downtown Los Angeles to Santa Monica HQ 1/4
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Old 09-27-2010, 12:09 PM
Location: Los Angeles
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Some have referrred to Wilshire Blvd as LA's Main Street.

As Walt Whitman said of the USA in his intro to Leaves of Grass, "Here is not merely a nation but a teeming nation of nations."

The same could be said of Whilshire Blvd......except the world's geograhy is altered with Central America (MacArthur Park) right next to Korea (Koreatown).
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