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Culturally Significant

Photo by Laura Dominguez/L.A. Conservancy

Anthony Quinn Library

Actor and East L.A. native Anthony Quinn is memorialized at the library that is now located on the site of his childhood home.
Belmont High School. Photo by Jessica Hodgdon/L.A. Conservancy

Belmont High School

Belmont High School garnered national attention for the role it, along with four other Los Angeles high schools, played in the East L.A. Chicano Student Walkouts (Blowouts) of March 1968. In the 1990s, Belmont High was one of the nation's largest schools with over 5,000 students.
Photo by Marisela Ramirez/L.A. Conservancy

Belvedere Park

Belvedere Park has been the recreational heart of East Los Angeles for over seventy years.
Photo by Adrian Scott Fine/L.A. Conservancy

Beth Chayim Chadashim

Beth Chayim Chadashim was the first LGBTQ synagogue in the world.
Photo by Brendan Ravenhill, copyright 2014

Bethlehem Baptist Church

A community center and worship space, Bethlehem Baptist Church embodied Rudolph Schindler's philosophy that a well-designed building could shape space, light, and accessibility in positive ways, despite a modest budget.
Photo by Laura Dominguez/L.A. Conservancy

Bob Mizer Residence and Studio

Photographer Bob Mizer founded one of the first erotic art publications from his studio and home in Pico-Union in the 1940s.

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