Vermont/Sunset (Los Angeles Metro station)

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Vermont/Sunset Red Line 
Location 1500 North Vermont Avenue, East Hollywood, Los Angeles 90027
Coordinates 34°05′54″N 118°17′30″W / 34.0983°N 118.2917°W / 34.0983; -118.2917
Owned by Metro
Line(s) Red Line Red Line 
Platforms 1 island platform
Tracks 2
Construction
Parking none
Bicycle facilities 10 rack spaces
4 lockers
Disabled access Yes
Other information
Status in service
History
Opened June 12, 1999
Services
Preceding station   LAMetroLogo.svg Metro Rail   Following station
Red Line

Vermont/Sunset Station is a heavy-rail subway station in the Los Angeles County Metro Rail system. It is located at Vermont Avenue and Sunset Boulevard in Los Angeles, among the East Hollywood neighborhoods of Los Feliz, Silver Lake, and Little Armenia. This station is served by the Red Line.[1]

The intersection of Vermont/Sunset is home to three major area hospitals: Kaiser Permanente, Children's Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA), and Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center.[2] The station's main entrance is on the northeast corner of Vermont and Sunset, next to the Saban Research building of CHLA. There is also an elevator-only entrance on the northwest corner, in front of Kaiser.

Michael Davies is the artist for the Vermont/Sunset station, depicting several different themes, the main ones being medical colors (blue) and slides blended with a futuristic space theme. The medical slides placed into circular orbits on the floor of the upper platform area (theme - planets, solar system) are real slides of human cellular structures, including red blood cells, chromosomes, egg and sperm.

Station layout[edit]

G Street level Exit/Entrance
B1 Mezzanine Faregates, ticket machines, to Exits/Entrances
B2 Northbound Red Line Red Line  toward North Hollywood (Hollywood/Western)
Island platform, doors will open on the left
Southbound Red Line Red Line  toward Union Station (Vermont/Santa Monica)

Metro Rail service[edit]

Red Line service hours are approximately from 5:00 AM until 12:45 AM daily.[3]

Bus connections[edit]

The Vermont/Sunset station's sign pillar; this variation was used from 2004 to 2014.

Metro services

Other local services

  • LADOT DASH: Hollywood, Los Feliz
  • LADOT Griffith Observatory Shuttle (Saturdays and Sundays only)

References[edit]

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