Wilshire/Rodeo station

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Wilshire/Rodeo  Purple Line 
Coordinates34°4′01″N 118°23′54″W / 34.06694°N 118.39833°W / 34.06694; -118.39833Coordinates: 34°4′01″N 118°23′54″W / 34.06694°N 118.39833°W / 34.06694; -118.39833
Owned byMetro
Line(s)Purple Line Purple Line 
Platforms1 center platform
Tracks2
Construction
ParkingTBD
Bicycle facilitiesTBD
Disabled accessYes
Other information
StatusPre-construction
History
Openedearly 2025 (anticipated)
Services
Preceding station   LAMetroLogo.svg Metro Rail   Following station
  Under Construction  
toward Westwood/VA
Purple Line

Wilshire/Rodeo is a planned heavy-rail subway station in the Los Angeles County Metro Rail system. It is currently in the pre-construction phase of the Purple Line Extension project, in Beverly Hills, California. Construction started in 2018 as part of phase 2 of the extension project, it is slated to open in early 2025.

The station is being built at the site of the former Ace Gallery on the Southwest corner of Wilshire Boulevard and Reeves Drive in Beverly Hills.[1][2][3][4][5]

Station layout[edit]

Currently under construction with a completion date of 2025.

Metro Rail service[edit]

Bus connections[edit]

Attractions[edit]

The station is located in the Platinum Triangle neighborhood that includes the Rodeo Drive shopping district and its many hotels, including the Luxe Rodeo Drive Hotel, The Beverly Wilshire Hotel, The Beverly Hilton Hotel, The Peninsula Beverly Hills Hotel; the station is a few blocks south of the Beverly Gardens Park and its Electric Fountain, and Beverly Cañon Gardens Park. It is located directly next to Reeves Park.

Various fine dining establishments are located in the neighborhood, including Spago's; the Academy Headquarters Building along with its Samuel Goldwyn Theater, the Paley Center for Media and the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts are located near by. The Rodeo Drive Walk of Style aligns Rodeo Dr.

References[edit]

  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. ^ "Update on construction progress for the Purple Line Extension". The Source. 2018-01-11. Retrieved 2018-03-04.
  5. ^ "Purple Line Extension". www.metro.net. Retrieved 2018-03-04.

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