Tag Archives: Downtown Los Angeles

Bathrooms and Sanitation Crisis/ new blog

Click here to read a newly launched blog from a group called the Homeless Advocacy Group which states as their purpose, “Educating the Public about Community Issues in Downtown LA”. This group will be pushing for more public restrooms in downtown … Continue reading

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Skid Row Community Forum (with food!) / Friday Sept. 28th 6pm-8pm

This event will be held at a place called “the Exchange”, which sits just outside of Skid Row @ 114 W. 5TH Street in the Historic Core (between Spring and Main). It’s central location makes it an ideal gathering spot for folks from Skid Row to … Continue reading

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Skid Row Community Forum / Friday, August 31, 2012 @ 6pm (updated)

Skid Row Community Forum by Operation Face-Lift  Subject: Street Feeding Friday, August 31, 2012 @ 6pm The Exchange, 114 W. 5TH Street This event is to get input from everyone concerned about the feeding in Skid Row and how to … Continue reading

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kids in Skid Row…how many are there?

The above photo was shot by me this weekend when I walked out of my loft building. A huge crowd had gathered, lined up and continued to snake from Winston St. east, all the way to San Pedro St. south … Continue reading

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CCA Downtown 2020: Roadmap to L.A.’s Urban Future

Below I have listed some take-aways from this document that I feel will impact Skid Row specifically. The bold emphasis is mine and the notes within parenthesis are my thoughts, and not part of the CCA document. … People Need Parks! Downtown needs … Continue reading

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A Glimpse Into London’s Early Sewers by Mary Gayman

I met a friend for drinks last night who lives in “the neighborhood” with me. We tease each other over the name of our locale. I claim Skid Row proudly- my friend likes to think of us as “Little Tokyo adjacent”. … Continue reading

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this is not acceptable. period.

Please if you are reading this, take a good hard look at this photo. Look familiar? This one block on this one street is featured on just about every documentary, YouTube video upload and/or photo essay about Skid Row. This … Continue reading

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