Little Armenia is a community that is part of the Hollywood district of Los Angeles, California. Griffith Observatory is located in Los Angeles California, United States. Los Angeles (lɑˈsændʒələs los ˈaŋxeles in Spanish) is the largest City in the state of California and the American West The area is served by the Metro Red Line at the Hollywood/Western station. The Metro Red Line of the Los Angeles County Metro Rail is a Heavy rail Rapid transit line in Los Angeles.
Little Armenia is defined by the Los Angeles City Council as "the area bounded on the north by Hollywood Blvd between the 101 Freeway and Vermont Ave, on the east by Vermont Avenue from Hollywood Blvd to Santa Monica Blvd, on the south by Santa Monica Blvd between Vermont Ave and the 101 Freeway and on the west by the 101 Freeway from Santa Monica Blvd to Hollywood Blvd". The Los Angeles City Council is the governing body of the City of Los Angeles, California United States Vermont Avenue is one of the longest running north/south streets in Los Angeles. Hollywood Boulevard is a boulevard in Hollywood Los Angeles California, United States, beginning at Sunset Boulevard in the east and running northwest State Route 2 is a State highway in the US state of California. In the US state of California, US Route 101 (also known as Highway 101, The 101, or simply 101) is one of the last remaining and (Adopted on 6 October 2000. Events 105 BC - Battle of Arausio: The Cimbri inflict the heaviest defeat on the Roman army of Gnaeus Mallius Maximus 2000 ( MM) was a Leap year that started on Saturday of the Common Era, in accordance with the Gregorian calendar. ) It also overlaps substantially with Thai Town. Thai Town is a neighborhood of Los Angeles centered along Hollywood Boulevard between Normandie Avenue and Western Avenue in Hollywood
Its name comes from the large number of Armenian-Americans that live in the area and also from the large number of Armenian stores and businesses that had already opened in the neighborhood by the early 1970s. An Armenian-American is an American whose ancestors hail either wholly or partly from Armenia. Armenia (Հայաստան transliterated: Hayastan,) officially the Republic of Armenia (Հայաստանի Հանրապետություն Hayastani
St. Garabed Armenian Apostolic Church is an Armenian church that is located inside Little Armenia. The Armenian Apostolic Church (Հայաստանեայց Առաքելական Եկեղեցի Hayasdaneaytz Arakelagan St. Garabed church is the place of prayer for the vast majority of Armenians living in Hollywood. It is located on Alexandria Avenue and it was built in 1978. The church is located front of the Rose and Alex Pilibos Armenian School. Little Armenia's only public park is Barnsdall Art Park, which includes the Frank Lloyd Wright designed Hollyhock House and a city-run arts center built in 1919-1921. The Barnsdall Art Park has as its mission the presentation promotion enrichment and development of the arts and artists of the Los Angeles region in all its Cultural diversity Frank Lloyd Wright (June 8 1867 &ndash April 9 1959 was an American (of Welsh descent Architect, Interior designer, Writer, and educator who The Aline Barnsdall Hollyhock House is a building in the Little Armenia neighborhood of Los Angeles California, originally designed by Frank Lloyd Wright The park, located on small but scenic Olive Hill, was donated to the city of Los Angeles by oil heiress Aline Barnsdall.
One of the major event that occurs in "Little Armenia" is every year on April 24, Armenians gather in Hollywood to take part in a protest for the recognition of Armenian Genocide. Events 1479 BC - Thutmose III ascends to the throne of Egypt, although power effectively shifts to Hatshepsut (according to The Armenians (Հայեր Hayer) are a Nation and Ethnic group originating in the Caucasus and in the Armenian Highlands A large
Today, in spite of some streets in the neighborhood showing signs of neglect, there are some streets that together form pockets of decently-kept middle class homes. Due to the high real estate prices in Los Angeles in general, much of Little Armenia and East Hollywood still have home prices higher than in other parts of the city and much of Los Angeles County, although it may not appear so at first glance.
Many of the novels, short stories and poems of Charles Bukowski, a native of East Hollywood, are set in the area. Henry Charles Bukowski ( August 16 1920 – March 9 1994) was a German American Poet, Novelist, and
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