Learn about Charles Lummis and the Southwest Museum, Occidental College, North Figueroa Street’s commercial core, and the Chicano arts movement, all of which have helped to make Highland Park such a distinct and beloved Los Angeles neighborhood.
Crenshaw is a historically rich neighborhood which has established itself as an axis of culture, politics, and the arts, specifically in the Los Angeles African American community. Its central location makes it a crossroads for the Los Angeles scene.
Although North Hollywood’s early roots were in agriculture, a whole new ambience has emerged with the development of the Arts District and new residential communities. Today, this historic neighborhood is a bustling cultural and commercial center.