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  • ... residents from the first wave of Southern migration to Venice Beach. When Venice founder Abbot Kinney died in 1920, he left ... turn of the 20th century and relocated to Sixth Street in Oakwood , where blacks were allowed to inhabit. Tabor's niece, Navalette ...
  • ... Tabor Bailey and her cousin Jataun Valentine for the Venice installment of the Departures series. We set up a bench in front of their home on Vernon Street ...
  • ... documentarian of his time, Charles Brittin photographed Venice in the 1950s and 1960s, leaving an unparalleled record of the social ... and economic disparities of the area. His photographs of Oakwood in the 1960s and 1970s show the growing interest in political ...
  • ... curated retail, and its famously freakish boardwalk, Venice offers its own version of reality more than do the other coastal ... it offers to nonresidents (or those not looking to become residents ), the canal neighborhood still counts as an essential Venice ... Pacific.Photos by Colin Marshall.More stories and history at DEPARTURES : VENICE More Los Angeles Primer:Echo ParkCentury ...
  • Old time resident Willy Wyatt refuses to move out of Venice even though he can't afford it. Oakwood Park used to be the gathering place of the African-American ...
  • In many ways, Venice Beach is this neighborhood's raison d'être. This week Departures takes a look at the state of Venice sunshine. From the days ... the area for coming transitions and adjustments. This week Departures takes a look at the state of Venice sunshine. ...
  • The growth of hi-tech companies in Venice has created controversy and frustration in a historically ... of Venice . Some long-time residents of Oakwood are angry about the gentrification of their neighborhood, the ... industry is famous for. I’m Cara Santa Maria for " SoCal Connected." ...
  • Old-time Venice resident and historian Arnold Springer explains who Venice's founder was. Old-time Venice resident and historian Arnold Springer explains who Venice's ...
  • For years, the Los Angeles beachside community of Venice has been a magnet for the so-called "vehicular homeless." For ... Correspondent Vince Gonzales reports many Venice residents say the vehicle dwellers are turning their community into skidrow ...
  • ... migrated west at the turn of the century to build the Venice canal system. They worked long hours digging ditches and dredging ... 04, 1905 opening. Subsequently, Blacks settled nearby in Oakwood , a 1.1 square mile community set aside for them. Of the better-known ...

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