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Western Avenue
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A transit-oriented development of condominiums, a parking garage, above the D line subway station at Wilshire Boulevard and Western Avenues.
Maintained by Bureau of Street Services, City of L.A. DPW
Length 29 miles (47 km)
Location Los Angeles, California
South end 25th Street in San Pedro
SR 1 in Harbor City, California
I-405 in Torrance
SR 91 in Gardena
I-10 in Jefferson Park
US 101 / SR 2 in Hollywood
North end Los Feliz Boulevard in Los Feliz

Western Avenue is a major four-lane street in the city of Los Angeles (west of Downtown) and through the center portion of Los Angeles County, California. It is one of the longest north–south streets in Los Angeles city and county, apart from Sepulveda Boulevard. It is about 29 miles (47 km) long.

Public transit

Metro subway and at-grade stations

Western Avenue is served by three metro Los Angeles Metro Rail stations:

  1. Hollywood Boulevard on the Red Line
  2. Wilshire Boulevard on the Purple Line
  3. Exposition Boulevard on the Expo Line

Metro Local

  • Metro Local lines 205 and 207, in addition to Metro Rapid line 757 and Gardena Transit line 2 operate on Western Avenue.
  • Metro local lines 207 and 757 run between Hollywood Boulevard and Imperial Highway.
  • Gardena line 2 between Imperial Highway and Pacific Coast Highway
  • Metro line 205 south of Pacific Coast Highway
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