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The 17th edition of the Great Los Angeles Walk returns on Saturday, November 19, 2022! (Always the Saturday before Thanksgiving.) Details to come.
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Friday, November 18, 2022

DOWNLOAD: The Great Los Angeles Walk 2022 Map and Highlights PDF

Here's this year's GREAT LOS ANGELES WALK handout!

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Or save the images below to your smart phone, and/or copy and paste the directions below. See below:


Also, add a Google Map of the route and highlights to your phone here:



 (Thanks to WalkingLA/@SweetSlinky on Twitter for putting this Google Map together!)



START at Exposition Park Rose Garden


HEAD NORTH ON FIGUEROA, STAY ON LEFT HAND SIDE

Shrine Auditorium — 665 W. Jefferson
Felix Chevrolet (neon sign) — 3330 S. Figueroa
Auto Club of SoCal (1924) — 2601 S. Figueroa


BRIEFLY HEAD NORTH OF ADAMS ON FIGUEROA TO SEE:

Thomas Stinson Mansion (1901) — 2421 S. Figueroa

TURN AROUND, HEAD BACK TO ADAMS

St. Vincent de Paul Church (1923-1925) — 601 W. Adams

**MILE 1: Figueroa and Adams**

TURN RIGHT/WEST, HEAD DOWN ADAMS

Doheny Mansion (1901) — now a part of Mount St. Mary’s campus, walk up Chester Place to 10 Chester Place

RIGHT/NORTH ON ST. JAMES PLACE, THEN A LEFT ON ST. JAMES PARK. MANSION IS NEXT TO THE PARK.

Stearns/Dockweiler Mansion (1900) — 27 St. James Park (at Scarff)

TAKE SCARFF RIGHT/NORTH TO SEE:

Burkhalter Residence (1895) — 2309 Scarff

TURN AROUND AND HEAD BACK TO ADAMS, SEEING ALONG THE WAY:

Seaman House (1888) — 2341 Scarff

CROSS THE STREET AND RESUME HEADING WEST ON ADAMS, ON LEFT HAND SIDE

Second Church of Christ Scientist (1907) — 948 W. Adams
Casa de Rosas/Sunshine Mission (1893) — SE Corner of Adams/Hoover; 2600 S. Hoover

**MILE 2: Hoover and Adams**

AT HOOVER: CROSS THE STREET, TURN LEFT/GO SOUTH FOR A QUICK LOOK AT TWO GEMS:

Cockins House (1894) — 2653 S. Hoover
Salisbury House (1891) — 2703 S. Hoover

TURN AROUND, START HEADING NORTH ON HOOVER, STAYING ON LEFT HAND SIDE

AT 27th STREET, TAKE A LEFT.

Miller and Herriott House (1887— oldest surviving house in the neighborhood) — 1163 W. 27th (at Magnolia)

WALK NORTH ON MAGNOLIA, BACK TO ADAMS

Ecung-Ibbetson House — 1190 W. Adams (at Magnolia)

CROSS ADAMS, CONTINUE NORTH ON MAGNOLIA TO 24th ST, TURN RIGHT

** MILE 3: 24th and Magnolia**

The Velaslavasay Panorama — 1122 W. 24th St., at the Union Theater / panoramaonview.com
(The Velaslavasay is opening its doors to the Great Los Angeles Walk to explore its attractions, including its theater, panorama and gardens. Take your time and explore, this is what the Great LA Walk is all about!)

TURN AROUND AND RETRACE YOUR STEPS ON 24TH TO MAGNOLIA, SOUTH BACK DOWN TO ADAMS. RESUMING WEST ON ADAMS, STAY ON LEFT HAND SIDE

Roger Williams Baptist Church (1930-1934) — 1342 W. Adams (at Menlo)

WALK DOWN MENLO AVE. TO SEE:

Menlo Avenue National Register Historic District — Adams and Menlo

RESUME ON ADAMS, HEADING WEST

First African Methodist-Episcopal Zion Cathedral and Community Center (1930) — 1449 W. Adams

STAYING ON THE LEFT HAND SIDE OF ADAMS, TURN LEFT TO EXPLORE VAN BUREN PLACE:

**MILE 4: Van Buren Place and Adams**

Van Buren Place Historic District — Van Buren Place between Adams and W. 27th

HEAD BACK TO ADAMS AND CONTINUE WEST TO LASALLE.

GO NORTH ON LASALLE, ONE BLOCK TO 25TH. AT MURRAY CIRCLE, IT’S ONE OF THE MOST IMPORTANT CHURCHES OF THE CITY

First African Methodist Episcopal Church — 25th and LaSalle. Martin Luther King Jr. gave an Important speech here and it has been an important gathering place for generations.

HEAD BACK TO ADAMS, DOWN 25th TO HOBART BLVD., THEN BACK TO ADAMS. RESUME HEADING WEST.

Golden State Mutual Insurance Co. building, now SCLARC (1949) — 1999 W. Adams at Western.  Designed by Paul R. Williams, featuring wo murals that depict 300 years of African American history in California (from 1527 to 1949).

Britt Mansion (LA84 Foundation) (1910) — 2141 W. Adams

**MILE 5: S. Gramercy Place and Adams**

AT ARLINGTON AVE., MAKE A RIGHT AND HEAD NORTH ON ARLINGTON

Six Feet Under House/Moncado Mansion — 2302 W. 25th Street at Arlington (now the Filipino Federation of America and may be open to visit)

South Seas House (1902) — 2301 W. 24th at Arlington (Now owned by the city and open to visit starting at 10 a.m.)

HEAD WEST ON 24th AND THEN 25th (PASSING BY THE PARK, ONE OF THE CITY’S FIRST “UNIVERSALLY ACCESSIBLE” PLAYGROUNDS) AND MAKE A LEFT ON 4th AVENUE

Mrs. Susan Wilshire Residence (1912) — 2501 4th Ave. at 25th St. (Built for the mother of Gaylord Wilshire, the namesake of Wilshire Blvd.)

The Gray Residence (1909) — 2515 4th Ave. (As seen on the TV show “Numb3rs” and other productions)

HEAD BACK TO ADAMS AND RESUME WALKING WEST

Lycurgus Lindsay Mansion/Our Lady of Bright Mountain Polish Parish (1905) — 3424 W. Adams

Wilfandel Club/Percy Clark Mansion (1912) — 3425 W. Adams

**MILE 6: 6th Ave. and Adams**

Secundo Guasti Villa/Busby Berkeley Estate/Peace Awareness Labyrinth and Gardens (1910) — 3500 W. Adams

MacGowan Mansion (1912) — 3726 W. Adams

Briggs Residence/Mother-In-Law House — 3734 W. Adams

Denker Estate (1912) — 3820 W. Adams

Dryden Residence (1913) — 3825 W. Adams

“Church Row” continues, leading to McCarty Memorial Christian Church (1932) — 4101 W. Adams at 11th Ave.

FOOD OPTION: Johnny’s Pastrami — 4327 W. Adams

**MILE 7: Buckingham Rd. and Adams**

**MILE 8: S. Redondo Rd. and Adams**

FOOD OPTION: Es Con Sabor (Salvadoran) — 5239 W. Adams
FOOD OPTION: MIAN West Adams (Chinese) — 5263 W. Adams
FOOD OPTION: Tartine West Adams (Pastries/Coffee) — 5335 W. Adams
FOOD OPTION: Alta (Soul Food) — 5359 W. Adams
FOOD OPTION: Mizlala West Adams (Mediterranean) — 5400 W. Adams
FOOD OPTION: Delicious Pizza — 5419 W. Adams
FOOD OPTION: Vees Cafe (Coffeehouse) — 5418 W. Adams
FOOD OPTION: Farmhouse Kitchen (Thai) — 5560 W. Adams
FOOD OPTION: Open Face Food Shop (Sandwiches) — 5577 W. Adams

OFFICIAL GLAW LUNCH SPOT: Bee Taqueria (Tacos) — 5754 W. Adams (MENTION THE GREAT LOS ANGELES WALK FOR A TACO DEAL!)

ADAMS ENDS AT WASHINGTON BLVD. TURN LEFT AND WALK DOWN WASHINGTON.

**MILE 9: Washington Blvd. over Ballona Creek**

Entering Culver City

Helms Bakery District — 8745 Washington Blvd.

**MILE 10: Robertson Blvd. and Washington Blvd.**

Culver Studios Mansion — 9336 Washington Blvd.

AT INCE BLVD./MANSION HOUSE: CURVE TOWARD CULVER BLVD. MAKE LEFT ON CULVER BLVD. CONTINUE WEST.

The Culver Hotel (1924) — 9400 Culver Blvd.

AT IRVING RD. FORK, STAY ON THE RIGHT (WASHINGTON BLVD.) AND NOT THE LEFT (CULVER BLVD.)

Kirk Douglas Theatre/Culver Theatre (1946) — 9820 Washington Blvd.

CONTINUE DOWN WASHINGTON BLVD.; SONY PICTURES ENTERTAINMENT LOT IS ON YOUR LEFT.

**MILE 11: Motor Ave. and Washington Blvd.**

AT TILDEN AVE., THERE’S ANOTHER FORK. STAY ON THE RIGHT — WASHINGTON PLACE (UNLESS YOU WANT TO TAKE THE LONGER WAY, WHICH IS ON THE LEFT)

The 405 freeway

**MILE 12: Sawtelle Blvd. and Washington Place**

**MILE 13: Centinela Blvd. and Washington Place**

AT WADE ST./ZANJA ST., WASHINGTON PLACE REJOINS WASHINGTON BLVD., AND WE’RE NOW BACK ON WASHINGTON BLVD.

**MILE 14: Walgrove Ave. and Washington Blvd.**

**MILE 15: Beach Ave. and Washington Blvd.**

END AT 15.5 MILES: Venice City Beach and Washington Blvd.

AFTERPARTY: Meet at Fat Sal’s Venice Beach — 37 Washington Blvd., at Pacific Ave. (Sal has a free refreshing special for any Great Los Angeles Walk participant who buys a sandwich!)

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