Boyle Heights is located southeast of downtown Los Angeles and has long been a destination for newcomers to Los Angeles, including Jewish, Japanese, Mexican, and Russian immigrants. Throughout the past century, people moved to Boyle Heights in search of new opportunities, creating a self-sustaining community of diverse art, culture and family. In recent years the area has become the home to the Metro Gold Line and a budding arts corridor along 1st Street.
A FESTIVAL TO CELEBRATE LOS ANGELES NEIGHBORHOODS Sunday, October 20, 2013, LA Commons will host the third annual Found LA: Festival of Neighborhoods. This year’s theme, “The River of Your Imagination” invites Angelinos to explore the range of ways they interact with the LA River. Los Angeles culture seekers will be able to: Visit […]
Trekking LA could not be possible without our host of incredible docents who lead tours around the areas of the city they know best. We’d like to introduce some of the amazing people that make the program possible. Malissa Strong, docent for Boyle Heights Malissa is originally from a small suburb of Chicago, but for […]