Neighborhood Notes: New Exhibit Celebrates Chicano Art in the 80s & More

News and stories on the shifting culture of our neighborhoods:

  • New exhibit at LA Plaza de Cultura y Artes celebrates Chicano art in the 80s - Our Tiempo

  • Pendersleigh & Sons Cartography uncovers the real L.A. - Huffington Post

  • Workers, organizers to protest proposed Chinatown Walmart - Patch

  • L.A. River revitalization in action - A Touch of Design

  • Proposed L.A. River bridge is supported by the ideals of a philanthropist - Eastsider L.A.

Departures is KCET's oral history and interactive documentary project exploring neighborhoods through voices in the community, touching on topics including immigration, race, gentrification, urban planning and environmental issues. The Great Wall of Los Angeles is the latest installment in the series.

Top: Victor Clothing Company Murals by East Los Streetscapers and Kent Twitchell, photo by Anna L Conti used under a Creative Commons license.


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