The Wilshire/Fairfax station is located in the Miracle Mile neighborhood, adjacent to several major city landmarks including the La Brea Tar Pits and the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA). The station is located at the intersection of the main commercial corridor on Wilshire Boulevard, which has several medium- and high-rise commercial and office buildings, and smaller-scale Farifax Avenue, which has several single-story restaurants and stores. There are also several multiple-family and single-family residential neighborhoods near the station, including Park La Brea and Carthay Circle.
The station is located within the Wilshire Community Plan Area, with portions of it additionally located in special districts such as the Miracle Mile Community Design Overlay, the Carthay Circle Historic Preservation Overlay Zone, and the Beverly Grove Residential Floor Area district. The Wilshire/Fairfax station area contains a total population of 26,628,* and 29,341 jobs or approximately 14 jobs per acre.**
More detailed information about the station area can be found in the Existing Conditions Report. Click on the maps below to view high-quality PDF documents.
*2010 US Census data for all census tracts that are located partially or completely within a half-mile radius of the transit station. This data includes areas outside of the half-mile station area and does not reflect the exact boundaries of any future plans.
**US Census Bureau’s Longitudinal Employer-Household Dynamics (LEHD)