The Wilfandel Club maintains the legacy of a civic-minded women’s organization that rose to prominence in the segregated Post-War era of Los Angeles.
Just decades ago, this tiresome brown building at 5700 South Hoover had a vibrant history of welcoming and saving lives in South Los Angeles.
In the early 1950s a team of doctors planned to build a state of the art hospital in Southwest Los Angeles amid a city-wide hospital bed shortage. Yet by the mid 1980s, the hospital was left locked and abandoned, leaving South LA with one less hospital. What happened in these 40 years? Let’s find out.
This is the Watts Station, a Pacific Electric Rail station that operated for over 50 years. But what’s the significance of this station, anyway?
The Slauson Swap Meet stands an integral part of South Los Angeles history and culture. So what’s the story behind it? Here’s a deep dive.
n 1925, South LA was home to the very first Wrigley Stadium in the country. It was a steel-built, minor league baseball field that was once home to the Los Angeles Angels.