Civic Center/Grand Park station

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Civic Center/Grand Park
Red Line  Purple Line  Silver Line 
Los Angeles Metro, Civic Center, Upper Floor View.jpg
Location101 South Hill Street
Los Angeles, CA 90013
Coordinates34°03′15″N 118°14′48″W / 34.0543°N 118.2467°W / 34.0543; -118.2467Coordinates: 34°03′15″N 118°14′48″W / 34.0543°N 118.2467°W / 34.0543; -118.2467
Owned byMetro
Line(s)Metro Rail:
 Red Line 
 Purple Line 

Metro Busway:
 Silver Line 
Platforms1 underground center platform
Bicycle facilities6 bike rack spaces
6 locker spaces
Disabled accessYes
Other information
Statusin service
OpenedJanuary 30, 1993; 26 years ago (January 30, 1993)
Previous namesCivic Center (1993–2013)
Preceding station LAMetroLogo.svg Metro Rail Following station
Pershing Square Red Line Union Station
Pershing Square Purple Line
Preceding station LAMetroLogo.svg Metro Busway Following station
Pershing Square
(with interim stops)
Silver Line
(street service)
Union Station
(with interim stops)
toward El Monte
The view of the station from the upper floor.

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 Busway 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.

Station layout[edit]

Street Street level Exit/Entrance
1st St/Hill St (Northbound)  Silver Line  toward El Monte Station (Spring/1st)
1st St/Hill St (Southbound)  Silver Line  toward Harbor Gateway Transit Center/Pacific/21st Street (Grand/3rd)
Mezzanine North Mezzanine Grand Park Exit
Faregates, ticket machines
South Mezzanine Hill Street/1st Street Exit
Faregates, ticket machines
Platform Northbound/Westbound  Red Line  toward North Hollywood (Pershing Square)
 Purple Line  toward Wilshire/Western (Pershing Square)
Island platform, doors will open on the left
Southbound/Eastbound  Red Line  toward Union Station (Terminus)
 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.


Bus connections[edit]

Metro services
  • Metro Local: 2, 4, 10, 14, 28, 30, 37, 40, 45, 48, 68, 70, 71, 76, 78, 79, 81, 83, 90, 91, 92, 94, 96, 302* & 378*
  • Metro Express: 442*, 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]


  1. ^ "Red Line station information". Los Angeles Metro. Archived from the original on March 19, 2007.
  2. ^ "Purple Line station information". Los Angeles Metro. Archived from the original on January 11, 2010.
  3. ^ "Silver Line station information". Los Angeles Metro.
  4. ^ "Blue Line timetable" (PDF). Los Angeles Metro. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2010-06-21. Retrieved 2010-05-10.

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