Civic Center/Grand Park (Los Angeles Metro station)

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Civic Center/Grand Park
   
  
Metro civic center.jpg
A train departing Civic Center to Union Station
Station statistics
Address 101 South Hill Street, Downtown Los Angeles
Coordinates 34°03′15″N 118°14′48″W / 34.0543°N 118.2467°W / 34.0543; -118.2467
Line(s) Metro Rail:
Red Line Red Line
Purple Line Purple Line

Metro Liner:
Silver Line Silver Line
Platforms 1 underground center platform
Tracks 2
Parking none
Bicycle facilities 6 bike rack spaces
6 locker spaces
Other information
Opened January 30, 1993
Accessible Handicapped/disabled access
Owned by Metro
Station status in service
Formerly Civic Center (1993–2013)
Services
Preceding station   LAMetroLogo.svg Metro Rail   Following station
Red Line
Terminus
Purple Line
LAMetroLogo.svg Metro Liner
(with interim stops)
Silver Line
(with interim stops)
toward El Monte

Civic Center/Grand Park, formerly Civic Center, is a heavy-rail subway station in the Los Angeles County Metro Rail system. It is located on Hill Street between 1st and Temple Streets in the Civic Center area of Downtown Los Angeles. The station is officially named Civic Center/Grand Park/Tom Bradley after former Los Angeles mayor Tom Bradley, who had a pivotal role in turning the subway into reality.

This station is served by the Red Line and the Purple Line.[1][2] It is also served by the Metro Silver Line (BRT) at street level.[3]

Metro Rail service & Metro Liner service[edit]

Red and Purple Line service hours are approximately from 5:00 AM until 12:45 AM daily.[4]

Silver Line service hours are approximately from 5:00 AM until 1:00 AM daily.

Metro Local and Rapid bus stop next to the station.

Station layout[edit]

Street Street level Exit/Entrance
1st St/Hill St (Northbound) Silver Line Silver Line toward El Monte Station (Spring/1st)
1st St/Hill St (Southbound) Silver Line Silver Line toward Harbor Gateway Transit Center (Grand/3rd)
Mezzanine North Mezzanine Grand Park Exit
Faregates, ticket machines
South Mezzanine Hill Street/1st Street Exit
Faregates, ticket machines
Platform Westbound Red Line Red Line toward North Hollywood (Pershing Square)
Purple Line Purple Line toward Wilshire/Western (Pershing Square)
Island platform, doors will open on the left
Eastbound Red Line Red Line toward Union Station (Terminus)
Purple Line Purple Line toward Union Station (Terminus)

The station features a colorful art installation titled I Dreamed I Could Fly, which has six fiberglass persons in flight, intended to be representative of the human spiritual voyage. The installation was designed by Jonathan Borofsky.

Attractions[edit]

Bus connections[edit]

Metro services
  • Metro Local: 2, 4, 10, 14, 28, 30, 33, 37, 40, 45, 48, 68, 70, 71, 76, 78, 79, 81, 83, 90, 91, 92, 94, 96, 330, 378
  • Metro Express: 487, 489
  • Metro Rapid: 728, 733, 745, 770, 794
Other local and commuter services

Note: * indicates commuter service that operates only during weekday rush hours.

In fiction[edit]

References[edit]

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