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Wilshire Center, CA

Wilshire Center is a district that is part of the larger Mid-Wilshire district in the City of Los Angeles, California. It was founded in 1895 by Gaylord Wilshire and is one of the oldest communities in Los Angeles. It is 3–4 miles west of downtown Los Angeles.
Wilshire Center is bounded by Melrose Hill on the north, Westlake on the east, Koreatown on the south, and Hancock Park on the west.
The Wilshire Center is a 'Regional Commercial Center' of approximately 100 acres (0.40 km2) in size and consisting of about 37,000,000 square feet (3,400,000 m2) of building area. It includes a dense collection of high-rise office buildings, large hotels, mini-malls, malls, churches, night clubs, and both high-rise and low-rise apartment and condominium buildings, as well as private houses. Wilshire Center includes three Metro subway stations along Wilshire Boulevard.