Public Art Works in Little Tokyo, Los Angeles

Little Tokyo is the area of Downtown Los Angeles bordered by 3rd Street on the south side, Alameda St. and Central Ave on the east side, 1st Street on the north, and Los Angeles St. on the west. Included in that area are many business, the New Otani Hotel, the James Irvine Garden, the Japanese American Cultural and Community Center/Plaza, and the Japanese American National Museum. Many of the works in Little Tokyo have been sponsored by the Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA) and Friends of Little Tokyo Arts (FOLTA). Do not reproduce information from this site without acknowledgement of the artists and their works, or of the authors of this site.

Historical background on Little Tokyo
Bibliography of resources on Little Tokyo

To Public Art in Downtown Los Angeles

Photos taken by Ruth Wallach
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