5 Marvels of Mid City, Los Angeles - Atlas Obscura Lists

5 Marvels of Mid City, Los Angeles

From ancient dragonfly fossils to world-famous hot dogs, wonders abound.

In the heart of Los Angeles, the sprawling neighborhood of Mid City is filled with secret wonders and wonderful treats. 

If you are hungry, there is a neon-hued hot dog stand where hungry Angelenos stand in perpetual line to grab a bite. There are the landmark tar pits, filled with prehistoric wonders, which yield treasure even today. Art is everywhere hereincluding TikTok-ready public art pieces, including a part of the fabled Berlin Wall, which waits across the street from one of the world’s premiere museums. Then there is the underground museum garage filled with priceless cars. A hub of culture, learning, and innovation, Mid City is filled with curious marvels ripe for exploration.