Historic Central Avenue Los AngelesMain MenuMaps of Historic Sites and Changing PlacesInteractive and Thematic Maps.Historical Photos, Videos, and AudioArchives with Historical Materials Relating to Central Avenue, Los AngelesTOC pagePublic History and Historic PreservationRelated WebsitesCentral Avenue Jazz FestivalAn annual community celebration of the legacy of Central AvenueAbout: Credits and Project InfoTOC pageCentralAveCollaborative79cc4427d88275613cf3a7031771e1082f024c98
1media/FiremenOfEngine30.jpg2015-07-13T07:15:25-07:00Phil Ethingtone37d40405599cccc3b6330e6c4be064cc03ef7a541939image_header2015-07-22T21:21:55-07:00Phil Ethingtone37d40405599cccc3b6330e6c4be064cc03ef7a5From northern terminus of Central Avenue at First Street, where Euro-American, Japanese and African Americans shared experiences in Little Tokyo (aka Bronzeville from 1943-47), to the hub of West Coast Jazz at 42nd Place in Vernon Central (1930s-50s), to the Watts Towers at 107th Street (a proposed World Heritage Site), and further south to its southern terminus at East Del Amo in the City of Carson (just north of Long Beach and just south of Compton), Central Avenue, considered as a "corridor," encompassing many blocks to east and west of Central Avenue, has played a unique and significant role in Los Angeles and world history.
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12015-05-05T10:37:15-07:00Teresa Rogers58fe14ad816a405c2a75a3c6b48a49e17a9b5d2eA Brief History of Central Avenue6Central Avenue, early to mid 20th centuryplain2015-07-19T17:38:23-07:00Phil Ethingtone37d40405599cccc3b6330e6c4be064cc03ef7a5
12015-07-19T18:22:35-07:00Phil Ethingtone37d40405599cccc3b6330e6c4be064cc03ef7a5Arts and Entertainment Histories3TOC Pageplain2015-07-23T08:59:14-07:00Phil Ethingtone37d40405599cccc3b6330e6c4be064cc03ef7a5