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Neighborhood Notes: Mapping the L.A. Riots & More

News and stories on the shifting culture of our neighborhoods:

  • Mapping the L.A. Riots from Rodney King to Koreatown - Curbed LA, also iamkoream

  • East L.A. perseveres, despite feeling like bankers and economists staged their own riot - LA Times

  • Southwest Museum lobby to reopen to the public in May - Patch

  • The flawed legacy of Chinatown's "Godmother of Punk" Esther Wong - LA Weekly

  • The water fight that inspired "Chinatown" - NY Times

Top: L.A. Riots in Koreatown Map Detail from iamkoream.com

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