- Fine art murals
- A marble memorial commemorating Robert Kennedy
- A state-of-the-art swimming pool
- A 19,000-square-foot public park, located on school grounds
- Preserved artifacts from the original hotel
According to the school website, the complex is located in the Wilshire Center/Koreatown area of central Los Angeles. The student population is widely diverse, and the majority comes from low-income families. The website touts the complex as a cluster of pilot schools that will serve as role models of educational innovation to address the needs of urban students. The school was designed to meet a need, specifically by handling the overflow of students coming from severely overcrowded Los Angeles schools.
This video offers another look at the LAUSD's most expensive new construction.
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