South LA has plenty of secrets nestled away in its 16 square miles. But very few like this one. This is Village Green, a meticulously…
Tag: South LA History
The 110 Harbor Freeway sparked a series of protests in a South LA that was very different from the one we know today.
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.
Believe it or not, South LA is home to one of the very first modern malls in the nation. And that history starts with the Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza, locally known as the Crenshaw Mall.
The 90-year-old vision theater in Leimert Park is one of the most recognizable landmarks in South LA and in the city of Los Angeles.
A former high-end hotel with a booming nightclub right here in South LA? Yep. And, boy, does structure have a story that you need to know.
Many people might know this school as a present day minority serving institution, but there’s a lot more to the story than this.
This week we’re exploring 5 MLK monuments in and around South Los Angeles that you can explore all year long.