Just east of the Los Angeles River, Boyle Heights possesses what is undoubtedly the most impressive history of diversity in the city, out of which developed a rich history of working-class solidarity and activism that remains strong today.
East Hollywood / Silver Lake
These neighborhoods were early suburbs of downtown L.A. that evolved into vibrant and distinct communities—each boasting strong legacies of artistry, innovation, and inclusion. Today, East Hollywood is home to the city’s first and only UNESCO World Heritage site.
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.