Wilshire/Fairfax station Article

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Wilshire/Fairfax
Purple Line 
Wilshire-Fairfax Metro Station.jpg
The Wilshire/Fairfax Metro station, currently under construction
Location6026 Wilshire Blvd Los Angeles, California 90036
Owned byMetro
Line(s) Purple Line  Purple Line 
Platforms1 center platform
Tracks2
Construction
Parkingnone
Bicycle facilitiesTBD
Disabled accessYes
Other information
StatusUnder construction
History
Opened2023
Services
Preceding station   LAMetroLogo.svg Metro Rail   Following station
Terminus
Purple Line
toward  Union Station

Wilshire/Fairfax is an under-construction heavy-rail subway station in the LA Metro system in LA's Miracle Mile area along Wilshire Boulevard. It is slated to open in 2023. [1] [2] [3]

Attractions

The Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA), Petersen Automotive Museum, A+D Museum, Craft and Folk Art Museum, George C. Page Museum, and La Brea Tar Pits pavilions, among others, create "Museum Row" on the Miracle Mile. The Academy Museum of Motion Pictures for the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (Oscars), designed by Renzo Piano, will be in the Wilshire May Company building and a new contemporary structure for theaters. [4] The Farmers Market and Grove Shopping district are half a mile up the street to the north.

References

  1. ^ Boxley, Brittany. “Plans Announced to Extend the Purple Line”. © USC Annenberg, 2012. News Program. Annenberg TV News. 13 Nov 2012.
  2. ^ Brightwell, Eric. “Exploring the Planned Course of the Metro Purple Line Extension”. © KCETLink, 2012. News Program. KCET. 28 Aug 2012.
  3. ^ Braymer, Noel T. . “LA Busy Building over 35 Miles of New Rail Transit over the Next 10 Years.”. © Rail Passenger Association of California & Nevada, 2012. Newsletter. RailPAC. 8 Dec 2012.
  4. ^ Oscars.org: The Academy Museum of Motion Pictures

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