You gotta love a city that welcomes diversity right alongside unity. Los Angeles is a horn of plenty when it comes to its make up of cultures and the neighborhoods that house them. Slice out the southern portion of the Echo Park area, for example, and you’ll have the district officially known as Historic Filipinotown. Making up both the largest and oldest Asian American communities in SoCal are the Filipino Americans. The Historic Filipinotown district is the first official geographic designation by any city outside of the Philippines to honor Filipinos.
Located in arguably one of the most frequented areas of the city, Filipinotown lays across two of the most well-known L.A. neighborhoods, Silver Lake and Echo Park. The district was established In an effort to promote economic, civic, commercial, cultural, industrial, and educational interests, as well as preserve the community’s history.
Today, Filipinotown is home to a number of the State of California’s Historical Monuments, like the Filipino Christian Church, officially designated on May 5, 1998. Local favorite things to do in Filipinotown include visiting the Filipino American WWII Veterans Monument, Remy’s on Temple, the Filipino American Library, or checking out the L.A. Derby Dolls, annual Historic Filipinotown 5K Run/Walk + Festival, Gintong Kasaysayan, Gintong Pamana Mural, Bahay Kubo Natin, Kapistahan Grill, Little Ongpin, Nanay Gloria’s Bakery, Salakot Sizzle and Grill, The Park’s Finest, Brooklyn Bagel Bakery, Jollibee, Goldilocks, L’Artisan du Chocolat, DJ Bibingkahan, and Manila Good-Ha.
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