Much of the area is pavement but there are agreeable spaces of greenery and other flora. It is a major landmark in Downtown. Opposite the majestic Millennium Biltmore Hotel, there is also an eponymous metro train station adjacent.
Concerts on weekends in Spring and Summer, I've skating rink being installed now and will open soon. I've rink you can rent time on ice and skates. Great skating at end of day and wonderful place to brush up on your skills. Enjoyable experience.
The square is sparse mainly unclean concrete and frequented by homeless, mentally ill people and is a waste of time in daylight and your mad if you go there at night even though there is a heavy police presence. Oh and good luck stepping round human excrement.
If you’re in Los Angeles and visiting Pershing Square or near by then visiting the Biltmore Hotel should be an absolute must. With the public welcome, visit this wonderful example of an Art Deco interior. Enjoy a reasonably priced coffee or lunch coffee in sumptuous…
Visiting in December and in the middle of the square is an ice rink, hire up those skates and get your rink on! At night the lights pick out the trees, very nice