LATTC/Ortho Institute station

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LATTC/Ortho Institute, officially Los Angeles Trade-Technical College/Orthopaedic Institute for Children (formerly 23rd Street), is an at-grade light rail station in the Los Angeles County Metro Rail system, located on Flower Street at 23rd Street, in the North University Park neighborhood of Los Angeles. This station is served by the E Line. It is also served by the Metro Silver Line. Northbound Silver Line buses to Downtown Los Angeles stop at Figueroa St./23rd Street. Southbound Silver Line buses to Harbor Gateway Transit Center/Pacific/21st Street stop at Flower St./ 23rd Street.[2]

LATTC/Ortho Institute
Expo Line  Silver Line 
23rd St. -Metro Expo Line Station 10.JPG
Station platforms.
Location2460 S Flower Street
Coordinates34°01′49″N 118°16′23″W / 34.0302°N 118.2730°W / 34.0302; -118.2730Coordinates: 34°01′49″N 118°16′23″W / 34.0302°N 118.2730°W / 34.0302; -118.2730
Owned byMetro
Line(s)Metro Rail:
 Expo Line 

Metro Busway:
 Silver Line 
Platforms1 center platform
ConnectionsMetro Local: 37, 55, 81, 355*, 603
Metro Express: 442*, 450*, 460 *(M-F, Peak Only)
LADOT DASH: F, King-East
Torrance Transit: 4
Bicycle facilities10 bike racks
Disabled accessYes
Other information
Statusin service
OpenedApril 28, 2012 (7 years ago) (2012-04-28)[1]
Previous names23rd Street (2012-2014)
Preceding station LAMetroLogo.svg Metro Rail Following station
Jefferson/USC E Line Pico
Preceding station LAMetroLogo.svg Metro Busway Following station
37th Street/USC
(with interim stops)
J Line
(street service)
(with interim stops)
toward El Monte
Future services
Preceding station LAMetroLogo.svg Metro Rail Following station
Jefferson/USC L Line Pico
toward Atlantic

Automated voice announcements, which are recorded for use over multiple years, continued to refer to the station as "23rd Street" until 2015.


Metro Silver Line street stop at 23rd St. & Flower St., adjacent to 23 St.Metro E Line Station. The street stop was added on April 30, 2012.

Metro Rail serviceEdit

E Line service hours are approximately from 5 AM to 12:30 AM on weekdays and 5 AM to 2:30 AM on weekends. Service started on Saturday, April 28, 2012. Regular service began on Monday, April 30, 2012.[3]

Metro Liner serviceEdit

Metro Silver Line service hours are approximately from 4:15 AM to 1:50 AM daily. The southbound portion of the Metro Silver Line between Figueroa Street & 23rd Street and Flower Street & Adams Boulevard was modified on April 30, 2012 so that southbound buses towards Harbor Gateway Transit Center/Pacific/21st Street would have a new stop next to 23rd Street E Line Station. For the June 2013 service changes, a new Metro Silver Line stop was added at Figueroa Street & 23rd Street. For the December 15, 2013 service changes, the Silver Line's southbound route was modified to run on Flower Street. Southbound Silver Line buses stop at Flower Street & 23rd Street.


LATTC/Ortho Institute station is located on the east side of Flower Street, adjacent to the 110 Freeway, just south of 23rd Street. This station serves the North University Park neighborhood to the south of Downtown L.A.


It is within walking distance of two colleges:


Platform Westbound   Expo Line toward Downtown Santa Monica (Jefferson/USC)
Island platform, doors will open on the left
Eastbound   Expo Line toward 7th Street/Metro Center (Pico)

LATTC/Ortho Institute station has one entrance on the south side of 23rd/Flower, and another just north of the Harbor Freeway overcrossing.

The station's art was created by artist Christofer C. Dierdorff. Entitled The Intimacy of Place, the installation uses photographs of the fronts and backs of the heads of local people, creating intimate portraits that show each individual in the context of her/his role in the community.[4]


  1. ^ Morante, Roger. "Phase 1 Of Expo Light Rail To Open To Culver City In Mid-April". Santa Monica Mirror. March 16, 2012.
  2. ^ "Expo - Phase 1 - Overview". Archived from the original on October 4, 2013. Retrieved March 29, 2010.
  3. ^
  4. ^ "Expo Art Program". Archived from the original on October 4, 2013. Retrieved April 13, 2010.

External linksEdit

  Media related to 23rd Street (Los Angeles Metro station) at Wikimedia Commons