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West Adams Historic District

Information about the West Adams Historic District of the city of Los Angeles.

About Historic West Adams

Location of Historic West Adams
The West Adams Historic District located southwest of Downtown Los Angeles and it is approximately bounded by Pico Bouloevard in north, Jefferson Boulevard (some sources say Exposition Boulevard) in the south, Figueroa Street and the 110 Freeway in the east, and West Boulevard in the west. The district includes five of the City of Los Angeles historic overlay zones.

West Adams Heritage Association
Organization established in 1983 to preserve and protect the architectural heritage of the the West Adams Historic District of Los Angeles. Activities include supporting beautification and restoration efforts, encouraging harmony between the district's ethnic groups. and sharing the district's culture heritage with the general public.

Neighborhoods of Historic West Adamss

Adams-Normandie
- About the Adams-Normandie Neighborhood of LA
- Adams=-Normandie Historic Overlay Zone

Alvarado Terrace
- Wikipedia "Alvarado Terrace Historic District" Article
- Living Places "Alvarado Terrace Historic District" Article
- LA Curbed "Historic Landmark on Alvarado Terrace" Article

Angelus Vista
- Angelus Vista Neighborhood Association

Arlington Heights
- About Arlington Heights | Central LA |

Byzantine Latino Quarter
LA Times "Byzantine-Latino Qaurte" Neighborhood" Article
St. Sophia Greek Orthodox Cathedral

Country Club Park
- Country Club Park Historic Overlay Zone

Gramercy Park
- About the Gramercy Park Neighborhood of LA

Harvard Heights
- Harvard Heights Historic Overlay Zone

Jefferson Park
- About the Jefferson Park Neighborhood of LA
- Jefferson Park Historic Overlay Zone

Kinney Heights
- Wikipedia "Kinney Heights Los Angeles" Article
- Located within the West Adams Terrace Historic Overlay Zone

Lafayette Square
- About the Lafayette Square Neighborhood of LA
- Lafayette Square Historic Overlay Zone

North University Park
Includes the area immediately north of the University of Southern California (USC). The neighborhood incldues the Doheny Campus of Mount St. Mary's College, Hebrew Union College, and several USC buildings incljuding the the Annenberg Center and Institute for Multimedia Literacy on Adams Boulevard.
- Wikipedia "North University Park Los Angeles" Article

St. James Park
Added tothe United States National Register of Historic Places in 1991 as as site #91001387.
- Wikipedia "St. James Park Historic District" Article
- St. James Park Blog

University Park
- About the University Park Neighborhood of LA
- University Park Historic Overlay Zone

Van Buren Place
Located near Historic West Adams in the Adams-Normandie Neighborhood of Central LA. The Van Buren Place Historic District was added to the United States National Register of Historic Places in 1989.
- Van Buren Place Community Restoration Association
- Wikipedia "Van Buren Place Historic District" Article

Victoria Park
Located near the West Adams Historic District in the Mid City Neighborhood of Los Angeles
- Wikipedia "Victoria Park Los Angeles" Article

Wellington Square
Includes four blocks in the West Adams Historic District between Washington Boulevard and the 10 Freeway. Washington Square is actually near the western edge of the Mid City Neighborhood of Central LA.
- Wikipedia "Washington Square Los Angeles" Article
- Wellington Square Dot Net

West Adams Heights
- West Adams Heights-Sugar Hill Neighborhood Association
- West Adams Heights Faces Challenges

West Adams Terrace
- West Adams Terrace Historic Overlay Zone

Western Heights
- Western Heights Historic Overlay Zone

More Historic West Adams Resources

Wikipedia "West Adams Los Angeles" Article

City Living "Historic West Adams" Real Estate Agent

Historic Neighborhoods In or Near Historic West Adams
HISTORIC OVERLAY ZONES
- Harvard Heights Historic Preservation Overlay Zone
- Lafayette Square Historic Preservation Overlay Zone
- Pico-Union Historic Preservation Overlay Zone
- West Adams Terrace Historic Preservation Overlay Zone
HISTORIC DITRICTS
- Menlo Avenue-West Twenty-ninth Street Historic District
- North University Park Historic District
- Twentieth Street Historic District
- Van Buren Place National Historic District
- Saint James Park National Historic District


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