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West Adams Neighborhood of Los Angeles

Information about the West Adams Neighborhood of the city of Angeles. The West Adams Neighborhood is also known as the Historic West Adams District because it is one of the oldest neighborhoods in Los Angeles City. Most of its buildings were constructed between 1880 and 1925. For information about the the historic neighborhoods in greater West Adams area see About Historic West Adams.

Facts About West Adams
STATUS: Neighborhood in the City of Los Angeles
POPULATION: Greater than 22,000
SIZE: 1.48 square miles
POPULATION DENSITY: More than 14,000 people per square miles
REGION: South LA Region
LOCATION: South Los Angeles County

Location of West Adams
The West Adams Neighborhood is situated southwest of Downtown Los Angeles and west of the University of Southern California. The main street through the neighborhood is Adams Boulevard.
NORTH BOUNDARY: Pico Boulevard
SOUTH BOUNDARY: Jefferson Boulevard
EAST BOUNDARY: Figueroa Street
WEST BOUNDARY: West Boulevard

Sub Neighborhoods of West Adams
- Van Buren Place

West Adams Heritage Association
Organization established in 1983 to preserve the historic West Adams section of Los Angeles.

West Adams-Sugar Hills Neighborhood Association
Organization established to promote meaningful participation and relationships among the neighborhood's residents and businesses.

Van Buren Place Community Restoration Association
Volunteer block club established in 1980 to work for community betterment in the National Historic District in the 2600 block of Van Buren Place and the area of West Adams bounded by Adams Boulevard in the north, 30th street in the south, Catalina Street in the east, and Nordmandie Avenue in the West.

Van Buren Place Historic District

West Adams Neighborhood Council
Advisory body on issues of concern to the West Adams neighborhood. Creates opportunities to build partnerships with government to address local needs and concerns. See also the organization's Facebook Page.

Wikipedia "West Adams Los Angeles" Article
Article with general information about the West Adams District of Los Angeles. Include's the neighborhood's geography, history, recent developments, population, fire service, education, historic architecture, recreation, parks, notable places, and notable residents.

Parks and Recreation in West Adams
- Westside Neighborhood Park (pocket park at 3085 Clude Avenue)
- Vineyard Recreation Center (2942 Vineyard Avenue)

Metro Stations in West Adams
- Expo Line: La Cienega-Jefferson Station
- Expo Line: Expo-La Brea Station
- Expo Line: Farmdale Station

More West Adams Resources
- Inside the Forgotten Neighborhood of Los Angeles
- Jett Loe Photographs of West Adams
- WAHSH Neighborhood Association - West Adams District
- LA Times West Adams Neighborhood Profile
- Air BNB West Adams Neighborhood Profile
- Photos of West Adams and Nearby Neighborhoods
- Los Angeles Fire Department Station 26

Communities Adjacent to West Adams
- Arlington Heights | Central LA |
- Baldwin Hills-Crenshaw | South LA |
- Culver City | Westside |
- Jefferson Park | South LA |
- Ladera Heights | Westside |
- Leimert Park | South LA |
- Mid-City | Central LA |
- Palms | Westside |


Historic West Adams District of LA

South LA Region of Los Angeles County

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