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By Abhijeet Chavan @http://twitter.com/legalaidtech


The corridor runs south down Figueroa Street from the Santa Monica Freeway past USC to Exposition Park. Numerous historic structures -- the Doheny Mansion, the Shrine Auditorium, St Vincent's Church, the Coliseum -- testify tothe central role the area once played in the City's life. After years of economic decline, local merchants recently established a BID. Local activists have also formed an organization, to look after residents' interests.

Thanks to Wes Joe

Monday, August 21, 2000 in The Los Angeles Times

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