The Grove in
Los Angeles is a boutique outdoor shopping mall located across the street
from the famous Los Angeles Farmer's Market. As you enter the shopping
mall, you can get an overview by hopping on a unique, double decker tram
ride that moves on a track back and forth through the shopping center. This
ride (which is free) is a fun way to see what's in store for your day of
shopping and dining. Built on an historic undercarriage from a 1950’s Boston
street car, it travels the ¼ mile track between The Grove and The Farmers
Market in 6 minutes. Red oak running boards, custom-cast brass handrails and
fittings, and two spiral staircases that lead to the upper deck offer
spectacular views of architectural styles encompassed in the the shopping
mall. The Grove Trolley is powered by electric battery cells, making it the
first use of inductive power technology in the U.S. for a transit system.
fountain similar to the much larger fountain that graces the entrance to
Bellagio on the Las Vegas (Nevada) Strip was built by the same engineering
firm, WET Design. Every 30 minutes the fountain comes alive with songs
and a water show in which the water dances in rhythmic patterns to the tunes
of Dean Martin, Frank Sinatra, Russell Watson, Bette Midler, Lou
Rawls, Harry Connick Jr., Kool and the Gang, Lionel Richie and other top
performing artists. A 30-foot-long ellipse of 32 pulsing water jets and an
inner ring with eight arching and swaying columns of water join together to
create a water dance that reaches heights of 60 feet.
feature of the shopping mall attraction is The Spirit of Los Angeles, a
commissioned work by sculptor De L’Esprie. The statue stands 18 feet high
atop a 22 foot hand limestone column and includes a bronze statue of a male
and a female angel soaring skyward.
Do you have a
craving for chocolate? Stop by Bodega Chocolates for a special treat. Ice
cream doesn't come any better than Haagen-Dazs, located in the mall. Want an
apple? Drop by the Apple Store where you can purchase state-of-the art mind
food products from the computer manufacturer artists swear by for
easy-to-use, intuitive software and cool designs. Barnes & Noble also
provides some great magazines, books and software.
From spa and
personal care to fashions galore, The Grove will get you in the L.A. groove,
looking oh-so cool! Among the boutiques is a list of names you'll recognize
for their fashion lines appealing to a large audience. Abercrombie & Fitch,
American Girl Place, Anthropologie, Arden B., Banana Republic, Gap, BabyGap,
GapKids, GapBody, Janie and Jack Children's Apparel & Toys and Lucky Brand
Dungarees are all represented at The Grove. Contemporary and beach-themed
attire fills your desire at Pacific Sunwear, Quiksilver Boardriders Club,
Quiksilver Youth and Tommy Bahama. Ladies and gents might want to check out
Theodore, Chico's, Coach Handbags & Accessories, Forever 21, J. Crew, M.
Fredric, Marciano, Michael Stars, nikewomen and Nordstrom - Department
products can be purchased as the many great shops at The Grove. Home
Furnishings stores include Crate & Barrel, Lucy Zahran & Co and Pottery Barn
Kids Home Furnishings & Toys. Jewelry and personal care products are
available in an assortment of shops from Victoria's Secret to Amadeus
Aveda Spa. In addition you can buy watches, cosmetics and jewelry. ICE
Accessories, L'Occitane, Optical Fashion Center, Palm, Paragon Watch
Company, Siany and Tracy Allen Fine Jewelry all offer unique designs and
products for today's demands and budget.
All American Sausage Co., Nordstrom Café, Surf City Squeeze and for a quick
snack at an affordable price, Wetzel's
You can also take in a movie at the The
Grove Theatres, 14-screen complex operated by Pacific Theatres. Designed in
the architectural style of the historic Farmer's Market next door, several
theatre screen rooms include loge box seats. The Pacific Theatres at
The Grove at (323) 692-0829.
The Grove - 189 The Grove Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90036 Call: (888) 315-8883
between S. Fairfax Ave. and S. Gardner Street, Beverly Blvd. and W. 3rd
Street not far from Wilshire Blvd. & Melrose Ave. Self parking may be
accessed from either Fairfax Ave or The Grove Drive, with digital signs on
each level to indicate exactly how many parking spaces are available.
|The Grove Shopping Center
The Grove - 189 The Grove Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90036 Call: (888) 315-8883.
The Grove features attractions and shopping next door to the Farmers Market in