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See the Historic Filipinotown

Two couples strolling down the street with drinks in hand

Not far from some of the most stunning apartments for rent on Los Angeles’ westside, you’ll find the city’s rather historic Filipinotown. This old LA district, which from Hoover Street in the West to Glendale Boulevard in the East, is a tribute to those first Filipino immigrants who came to the United States in the early 20th Century. Officially designated in 2002, it’s one of the first sections of any US city to be named in honor of the Filipino community, and as you may well know, California’s Filipino-American community is one of the largest in the country.

With that, there comes a great deal within Filipino town that you might wish to see, experience, and explore. So much, in fact, that you might ever have a bit of trouble narrowing down your list. No worries, though, because today, we’re going to show you some of the most prominent points of interest within this LA district. Just make sure you clear some time in your schedule to head over there and check them out.

Unidad Park

If you want to get a lay of the land and a dose of Filipinotown history, Unidad Park will scratch both of those itches. Of principal importance here is the massive art display: Gintong Kasaysayan, Gintong Pamana. This legendary, 150-foot wide mural details in visual form the Filipino experience, complete with key figures and events.

Tactile Coffee

If it’s a quick shot of caffeine you’re after to help jolt you on your journey through Filipinotown, you can find what you’re looking for at Tactile Coffee. Once a roaming food truck-style business, Tactile has now grown roots on Beverly Boulevard. They’re still serving their unique assortment of drinks, though, which includes the idyllic blackstrap latte.

The Park’s Finest BBQ

Soul food with a Filipino twist? That’s what you’ll find at The Park’s Finest, right over on West Temple Street. You’ll enjoy all manner of delicious smoke meat in this house of savory flavors, and all with a dash of that Filipino charm that makes it a bit different than your normal BBQ experience. Be sure to come on an empty stomach so you can really pack in the delectable dishes.

Dollar Hits

West Temple Street is also where you’ll find the Dollar Hits. Delectable Filipino-style street food is what they have to offer, along with a rather unusual style of presentation that’s sure to delight upon your first visit. And did we mention those reasonable dollar prices? You’ll certainly be able to quell your appetite in this well-regarded neighborhood establishment.

What Else Is There Around the Apartments for Rent in Los Angeles?

There are even more culturally rich communities all over LA, and residences like The Madrid put you in prime position to head out and see them for yourself. If you’re ready to experience the lavish and luxurious version of LA living, you owe it to yourself to check out what’s in store at these amazing apartments. It’s comfort and convenience at your fingertips, and it awaits at The Madrid. Learn more, then get ready to make one of these urban abodes your very own.