The Pull Of Ethnic Centers
"The influx [of residents] is helping shift Koreatown's geography. The community was formed in the late 1960s and early '70s along a dilapidated stretch of Olympic Boulevard near Western Avenue. But now, Wilshire is emerging as the main drag, especially for the newcomers.
...Developers are converting several high-rise office buildings along Wilshire Boulevard into luxury apartments... The eight California-chartered Korean banks in Koreatown are all within several blocks of Wilshire, sometimes called the 'Korean Wall Street.' They now have combined assets of about $9 billion."
Thanks to Chris Steins