Proposed Temporary Homeless Shelter in Koreatown Divides Community


Supporters of the temporary homeless shelter proposed in Koreatown. Screenshot from CurbedLA.Com

Some residents in Koreatown are pushing back against the City’s plan to place a temporary homeless shelter in their neighborhood saying the community was not consulted, according to Curbed  Others support Mayor Garcetti’s efforts to build temporary shelters. The shelter is proposed to be placed on a city lot at Wilshire Blvd and Vermont Avenue.

A public hearing on the Koreatown project is scheduled for Tuesday, May 22, at 8:30 a.m. at city hall.


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About Patricia Lombard

Patricia Lombard is the co-editor and publisher of the Larchmont Buzz. Patty lives with her family in Fremont Place. She has been active in neighborhood issues since moving here in 1989. Her pictorial history, "Larchmont" for Arcadia Press is available at Chevalier's Books.

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