- Los Angeles Street
Los Angeles Street is a historic avenue in
Downtown Los Angeles, California.
Traffic on the street travels northbound only, from the I-10 Freeway in the south of downtown, through the Fashion District, and on through Little Tokyo, where it ends after passing between LAPD
Parker Centerand Los Angeles City Hall.
In the 19th century, before Los Angeles' Chinatown relocated to its current location as a result of frequent flooding, Los Angeles St. was part of Los Angeles' first Chinatown community, during which time, it was known as
Calle de los Negros.
At night, when the businesses of Downtown have closed, Los Angeles St. is one of the main thoroughfares used by the homeless population of Los Angeles' Skid Row.
* [http://www.matthewweathers.com/year2001/downtown_apr/dcd_downtown.pdf Tourist map of Downtown L.A.]
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