Guide to Miracle Mile
After brunch and picking up pastries, or before dinner at République, make a day out of your visit and explore a few neighboorhood spots! Stroll through the various art exhibits on Miracle Mile, known as Los Angeles’ Museum Row, browse the historic food stalls at the Original Farmers Market, or hike Runyon Canyon to see beautiful views of the city.
Located on Museum Row, LACMA is the largest art museum in the Western United States. The sprawling space features indoor and outdoor works by the likes of Pablo Picasso, Henri Matisse, Roy Lichtenstein, and Chris Burden. The museum houses nearly 140,000 permanent and rotating objects spanning across 6,000 years of artistic history worldwide.
A popular outdoor shopping destination located within parts of the Original Farmers Market, The Grove provides a vast array of retail, dining, and entertainment options. Retailers include popular brands such as Nike, Apple, Barnes & Noble, Nordstrom, and MAC, while Pacific Theatres shows movies across 14 screens.
This former Masonic Temple is now the home of Paul and Maurice Marciano’s private collection, which consists of contemporary art from the 1990s to the present. The collection contains over 1,500 rotating works in all mediums by more than 200 artists. Visitors are able to examine the progression and evolution of artists over time, as many of their works have been collected through the years.
This popular hike provides spectacular views of Downtown Los Angeles, the Pacific Ocean, the Hollywood Sign, and Griffith Park. The park offers trails for all types of outdoor adventurers, with hikes ranging anywhere from approximately 30-90 minutes. Although the Fuller and Vista entrances are just a short ten-minute drive from République, the spectacular park is a guaranteed escape from the hustle and bustle of the city.
This historic LA landmark at Third and Fairfax plays host to food stalls, eateries, food vendors, and produce markets. Opened in 1934, the Original Farmers Market offers nearly 100 dining, shopping, and grocery options.
The only studio actually located in Hollywood, Paramount Pictures allows you to see where some of the most recognized and celebrated motion pictures and TV shows are produced. Tours include over 100 years of history and visits to iconic locations such as the Bronson Gate, New York Street Backlot, and the Prop Warehouse.
One of the world’s largest automotive museums, the Petersen Automotive Museum offers automobile history along with educational programs. The space houses 25 galleries and over 300 vehicles. The first three floors are dedicated to the artistry, industry, and history of the automobile, respectively, while the fourth-floor penthouse is reserved for private events and panoramic, gorgeous views of the Hollywood Hills and Century City.
Located in Mid-City close to Miracle Mile, the David Kordansky Gallery is composed of two adjacent gallery spaces featuring contemporary art of Los Angeles, national, and international artists. Its programs are comprised of solo, group, and historical exhibitions with a focus on the dialogue between the artists simultaneously being showcased. The gallery features multi-generational works from both emerging and internationally acclaimed artists and will expand this spring to span nearly an entire city block.
The Kayne Griffin Corcoran gallery in Mid-City features the contemporary works of acclaimed artists who have appeared in popular art fairs such as Frieze Los Angeles and Art Basel Miami Beach. The gallery is off the beaten path, with a beautiful green outdoor space set behind its large metal door.