Attractions near Union Station
- [800 N Alameda St] - a large and historic train station with numerous bus and train terminals. The buildings feature an elegant early-California architectural design and there are Spanish-style rose gardens on the grounds.
- [Paseo de la Plaza] - A collection of historic buildings, artifacts, museums and exhibits (both indoor and outdoor). The most famous parts of the Monument are Olvera Street and the Chinese American Museum (see below). As you wander through the Monument grounds, you'll find exhibits and museums, such as the Old Plaza Firehouse Museum (open Tues-Fri, 10AM-3PM), Avila Adobe (open Wed-Sun, 10AM-3PM) and the Sepulveda House (open daily, 9AM-4PM). There are ongoing exhibits at the Pico House, El Pueblo Gallery, and Hellman/Quon building. Most of the exhibits are free!
Olvera Street in Downtown Los Angeles
- [845 North Alameda Street] - (souvenir shopping) - Part of El Pueblo de Los Angeles Historical Monument, this area contains 27 historic buildings, including Avila Adobe where you can view displays of some of Hispanic culture and settings from the early era of Los Angeles. Olvera Street itself is full of stands where you can shop for souvenirs and handcrafted Mexican wares, and eat lunch at a restaurant or food stand. There are a few entrances to Olvera Street - one of them is near the large central plaza that's across from Union Station.
- [425 North Los Angeles Street] - Exhibits featuring the history, rich cultural legacy and continuing contributions of Chinese Americans. The museum occupies 7200 square feet, and is located on the southern side of El Pueblo Monument.
City Hall from Grand Park
- [200 N Spring Street - public entrance is on Main Street] - This is the business headquarters for the City of Los Angeles. The building has appeared in many movies and TV shows. The public entrance to City Hall is on Main Street, which is closer to Union Station than to Civic Center Station. The entrance is directly across from the Main Street entrance of the Los Angeles Mall.
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