La Plaza de Cultura y Artes
Founded as Iglesia Nuestra Senora Reina De Los Angeles (Our Lady Queen of Angels Church) in 1781, and now affectionately known as...
South of Old Plaza are more historic buildings, including the 1870 home of Pio Pico, California’s last Mexican governor, the city’s...
Old Plaza Firehouse
The city’s oldest fire station (1884) is now a one-room museum filled with dusty old fire-fighting equipment and photographs. Tours are...
501 N Main St · interesting places nearby
La Plaza de Cultura y Artes information
This museum chronicles the Mexican-American experience in Los Angeles, from the Mexican–American War when the border crossed the original pueblo, to the Zoot Suit Riots to Cesar Chavez and the Chicana movement.