Contents 1 Geography 2 History 3 Population 4 Education 5 Parks and Libraries 6 Landmarks and Attractions 7 References 8 External links

Geography[edit] Map of Jefferson Park boundaries as delineated by the Los Angeles Times Jefferson Park is a 1.28 square mile neighborhood. It is bounded by the Santa Monica Freeway on the north, Crenshaw Boulevard on the west, South Western Avenue and Arlington Avenue on the east and Jefferson Boulevard and Rodeo Road (soon Obama Boulevard) on the south.[1][2][3] According to the Mapping L.A. project of the Los Angeles Times, The 1.28 square miles (3.3 km2) neighborhood touches Arlington Heights to the north, Adams-Normandie to the east, the Exposition Park residential neighborhood on the southeast, Leimert Park on the south and West Adams to the west.[4] Jefferson Park contains within it a smaller neighborhood called West Adams Terrace.[1]

History[edit] With development commencing around the turn of the 20th century, Jefferson Park began as one of the city's wealthiest neighborhoods. On the hills rising west of Western Avenue, wealthy white Angelenos built luxury Edwardian, Craftsman, and Art Deco mansions, with churches and commercial buildings of commensurate expense.[citation needed] In 1903 there were trolley cars running down Jefferson and Adams Boulevard.[5] Some wealthy blacks moved into the area as well, leading the neighborhood to be dubbed "Sugar Hill" by many African-Americans of the day. To the south, in the flatter areas along Jefferson Boulevard, a low-rise commercial corridor developed, with small single-story homes and low-rise apartment buildings in the blocks behind. After the 1948 Supreme Court ruling that banned segregationist covenants on property, most of Jefferson Park's white population decamped to other parts of the region, in turn being replaced by upper-middle and upper-class blacks whose descendants still reside in many of the district's spectacular homes.[6] The Jefferson Park and Jefferson Boulevard area saw an influx of Creole peoples to the Los Angeles area in the post-World War II period.[7] The resulting area was dubbed "Little New Orleans" and saw a large population of Creole people and Creole owned businesses such as the Big Loaf Bakery.[8][9] The area and its Creole influence has been mentioned in the 2007 book One Drop: My Father's Hidden Life--A Story of Race and Family Secrets by Bliss Broyard.[10]

Population[edit] A total of 23,130 people lived in the neighborhood's 1.42 square miles, according to the 2000 U.S. census—averaging 16,300 people per square mile, among the highest population density in the city as a whole. The median age was 31, about the same as the rest of the city.[1] Within the neighborhood, African Americans made up 46.8% of the population, with Latinos 44.9%, Asian 2.9%, non-Hispanic Whites 2.7% and others 2.7%. Mexico and El Salvador were the most common places of birth for the 32.7% of the residents who were born abroad, considered an average percentage of foreign-born when compared with the city or county as a whole.[1] The median household income in 2008 dollars was $32,654, considered low when compared with all city and county neighborhoods. The percentage of households earning $20,000 or less was high, compared to the county at large. The average household size of 2.8 people was about the same as the rest of the city. Renters occupied 69.5% of the housing units, and homeowners occupied the rest.[1] In 2000, there were 1,365 families headed by single parents, or 26.6%, a rate that was high for the county and the city.[1] Jefferson Park residents aged 25 and older holding a four-year degree amounted to 11.8% of the population in 2000, considered low when compared with the city and the county as a whole; the percentage of residents aged 25 and older with a high school diploma was also considered low.[1]

Education[edit] Schools within the Jefferson Park boundaries are:[2][11] Joseph Pomeroy Widney High, LAUSD, special education, 2302 South Gramercy Place Twenty-Fourth Street Elementary, LAUSD, 2055 West 24th Street Mid City Magnet, LAUSD alternative, 3150 West Adams Boulevard Celerity Nascent Charter, LAUSD, 3417 West Jefferson Boulevard Sixth Avenue Elementary, LAUSD, 3109 Sixth Avenue Holy Name of Jesus Catholic Elementary, private, 1955 West Jefferson Boulevard. The school was founded in 1924 by families from New Orleans. It celebrates its Creole heritage with a music program in which every child in the school learns to read music and to play a musical instrument.[12] In 2013 24th Street Elementary School in Jefferson Park became the first campus in Los Angeles to make use of a "parent trigger" law that enabled its parents to install a new administration. The school serves a mostly low-income and minority population, and it failed to meet the state's educational standards in English and mathematics.[13] The parents voted to take control of what had been a chronically underperforming school, and they chose to organize it as a hybrid charter school, with the Los Angeles Unified School District operating kindergarten through 5th grade and a private entity, Crown Prep Academy, running grades 5 through 8.[14]

Parks and Libraries[edit] William Andews Clark Memorial Library, 2520 Cimarron Street Benny H. Potter West Adams Avenues Memorial Park, formerly Second Avenue Park, 2413 Second Avenue[2][15] Leslie N. Shawn Park, 2250 West Jefferson Boulevard[2][16] Jefferson - Vassie D. Wright Memorial Branch Library, 2211 W. Jefferson Boulevard [17]

Landmarks and Attractions[edit] Auguste R. Marquis Residence. This 1904 Queen Anne-style house — the city's 602nd historic cultural monument - was also used to depict the Fisher & Sons Funeral Home in the HBO series Six Feet Under. It is located at 2501 Arlington Avenue.[18][19] Trinity Baptist Church. Originally located at 36th and Normandie, it moved to its present location at 2040 W. Jefferson Boulevard in 1948. The master plan for the church was designed by noted African-American architect Paul Williams.[20][21] It was one of the first non-white land owners in the area in the 1940s. It was Trinity, along with its membership, that went to court to tear down white-only covenants in the area.[citation needed] The First African Methodist Episcopal Church. Considered the spiritual heart of South Los Angeles and the usual venue for funerals of prominent black Angelenos, it is located at 2270 S. Harvard Blvd. It was designed by noted African-American architect Paul Williams and completed in 1968.[22]

References[edit] ^ a b c d e f g [1] "Hyde Park," Mapping L.A., Los Angeles Times ^ a b c d The Thomas Guide, 2006, pages 633 and 673 ^ "LA City Council unanimously approves South LA street names". Retrieved 2017-06-28.  ^ [2] "South L.A.," Mapping L.A., Los Angeles Times ^ Wedner, Diane (August 10, 2003) "L.A. as it looked a century ago" Los Angeles Times ^ Khouri, Andrew (April 30, 2014) "Soaring home prices spur a resurgence near USC " Los Angeles Times ^ Carpenter, Jane (2002). Conjure women: Betye Saar and rituals of transformation, 1960-1990. University of Michigan. p. 22.  ^ Campanella, Richard (2006). Geographies of New Orleans. University of Louisiana at Lafayette. p. 215. ISBN 1887366687.  ^ Thompson, Ginger (February 5, 1989). "Spicy Parties : Set Tone for : Creoles' Life in Southland". LA Times. Retrieved 7 September 2013.  ^ Broyard, Bliss (2007). One+Drop:+My+Father's+Hidden+Life--A+Story+of+Race+and+Family+Secrets&hl=en&sa=X&ei=5OsqUqH8JLb54AOFn4HQDw&ved=0CC8Q6AEwAA#v=snippet&q=jefferson&f=false One Drop: My Father's Hidden Life--A Story of Race and Family Secrets. Back Bay Books. ISBN 0316019739.  ^ [3] "Jefferson Park Schools," Mapping L.A., Los Angeles Times ^ School website ^ Brandon Lowrey, Reuters, Huffington Post, March 17, 2013 ^ Toni Guinyard, John Càdiz Klemack and Neil Costes, "'There's New Blood': Parents Take Control of West Adams School as Students Return to Class," News4 Southern California, August 13, 2013 ^ [4] Los Angeles Department of Recreation and Parks ^ [5] Los Angeles Department of Recreation and Parks ^ [6] Los Angeles Public Library, Jefferson Branch ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2017-09-13. Retrieved 2017-07-29.  ^ ^ ^ ^

External links[edit] Wikimedia Commons has media related to Jefferson Park, Los Angeles. Los Angeles portal Jefferson Park Historic Neighborhood Profile at The Los Angeles Conservancy LA Times Neighborhoods: Jefferson Park--comment by Greg Jackson, April 18, 2010 Huell Howser video from 2003 about Jefferson Park in his "Our Neighborhoods" series, hosted by Chapman University, home of the Huell Howser archive. Coordinates: 34°01′38″N 118°19′00″W / 34.02722°N 118.31667°W / 34.02722; -118.31667 v t e South Los Angeles region, Los Angeles Districts and neighborhoods Baldwin Hills Baldwin Village Broadway-Manchester Canterbury Knolls Central-Alameda Chesterfield Square Crenshaw Crenshaw Manor Exposition Park Gramercy Park Green Meadows Harvard Park Historic South Central Hyde Park Jefferson Park King Estates Leimert Park Manchester Square Marlton Square Nevin Park Mesa Heights South Park University Park University Expo Park West Vermont Knolls Vermont Square Vermont Vista Vermont-Slauson Vermont Harbor View Heights Watts West Adams West Park Terrace Points of interest Banc of California Stadium (under construction) California Science Center Coca-Cola Building Exposition Park L.A. Coliseum Lucas Museum of Narrative Art (future) USC Watts Towers Neighboring cities and communities Athens Compton Florence-Graham Harbor Area Huntington Park Inglewood Ladera Heights Lynwood South Gate Vernon View Park-Windsor Hills Westmont Willowbrook LA Regions Crescenta Valley Downtown Eastside Harbor Area Greater Hollywood Northeast LA Northwest LA San Fernando Valley South LA Westside Wilshire Mid-City West Mid-Wilshire v t e City of Los Angeles Topics History Timeline Transportation Culture Landmarks Historic sites Skyscrapers Demographics Crime Sports Media Music Notable people Lists Government Flag Mayors City Council (President) Other elected officials Airport DWP Fire Department Police Public schools Libraries Port Transportation LA Regions Crescenta Valley Downtown Eastside Harbor Area Greater Hollywood Northeast LA Northwest LA San Fernando Valley South LA Westside Wilshire Mid-City West Mid-Wilshire Retrieved from ",_Los_Angeles&oldid=830451521" Categories: Neighborhoods in Los AngelesJefferson Park, Los AngelesSouth Los AngelesHidden categories: All articles with unsourced statementsArticles with unsourced statements from May 2017Articles with unsourced statements from July 2017Coordinates on Wikidata

Navigation menu Personal tools Not logged inTalkContributionsCreate accountLog in Namespaces ArticleTalk Variants Views ReadEditView history More Search Navigation Main pageContentsFeatured contentCurrent eventsRandom articleDonate to WikipediaWikipedia store Interaction HelpAbout WikipediaCommunity portalRecent changesContact page Tools What links hereRelated changesUpload fileSpecial pagesPermanent linkPage informationWikidata itemCite this page Print/export Create a bookDownload as PDFPrintable version In other projects Wikimedia Commons Languages DeutschFrançaisItaliano Edit links This page was last edited on 14 March 2018, at 22:23. Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Wikipedia® is a registered trademark of the Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., a non-profit organization. Privacy policy About Wikipedia Disclaimers Contact Wikipedia Developers Cookie statement Mobile view (window.RLQ=window.RLQ||[]).push(function(){mw.config.set({"wgPageParseReport":{"limitreport":{"cputime":"0.372","walltime":"0.467","ppvisitednodes":{"value":3530,"limit":1000000},"ppgeneratednodes":{"value":0,"limit":1500000},"postexpandincludesize":{"value":67752,"limit":2097152},"templateargumentsize":{"value":6840,"limit":2097152},"expansiondepth":{"value":16,"limit":40},"expensivefunctioncount":{"value":4,"limit":500},"unstrip-depth":{"value":0,"limit":20},"unstrip-size":{"value":16333,"limit":5000000},"entityaccesscount":{"value":1,"limit":400},"timingprofile":["100.00% 399.156 1 -total"," 40.57% 161.949 1 Template:Infobox_settlement"," 27.23% 108.702 1 Template:Infobox"," 19.57% 78.099 1 Template:Reflist"," 13.38% 53.399 2 Template:Citation_needed"," 11.62% 46.373 2 Template:Fix"," 9.21% 36.773 2 Template:Cite_web"," 7.33% 29.249 4 Template:Category_handler"," 7.08% 28.248 1 Template:Commons_category"," 7.04% 28.110 1 Template:Convert"]},"scribunto":{"limitreport-timeusage":{"value":"0.143","limit":"10.000"},"limitreport-memusage":{"value":5787885,"limit":52428800}},"cachereport":{"origin":"mw1244","timestamp":"20180314222316","ttl":1900800,"transientcontent":false}}});});(window.RLQ=window.RLQ||[]).push(function(){mw.config.set({"wgBackendResponseTime":68,"wgHostname":"mw1241"});});

Jefferson_Park,_Los_Angeles - Photos and All Basic Informations

Jefferson_Park,_Los_Angeles More Links

Neighborhoods Of Los AngelesJefferson Park Sign Located At Jefferson Boulevard And 4th AvenueJefferson Park Is Located In Los AngelesList Of Sovereign StatesU.S. StateCaliforniaList Of Counties In CaliforniaLos Angeles County, CaliforniaList Of Municipalities In CaliforniaLos AngelesTime ZonePacific Time ZoneUTC-8Daylight Saving TimeUTC-7Zip CodeTelephone Numbering PlanNeighborhoodSouth Los AngelesLos Angeles, CaliforniaEnlargeSanta Monica FreewayCrenshaw BoulevardWestern Avenue (Los Angeles)Jefferson BoulevardMapping L.A.Arlington Heights, Los AngelesAdams-Normandie, Los AngelesExposition Park (Los Angeles Neighborhood)Leimert ParkWest Adams, Los AngelesWestern Avenue (Los Angeles)White PeopleEdwardianArts And Crafts MovementArt DecoMansionsChurch (building)Commercial BuildingsWikipedia:Citation NeededTrolley CarsSupreme Court Of The United StatesRacial SegregationJefferson BoulevardCreole PeoplesOne Drop: My Father's Hidden Life--A Story Of Race And Family SecretsPopulation DensityAfrican AmericanHispanic And Latino AmericansAsian AmericanWhite PeopleJ. P. Widney High SchoolLAUSDParent TriggerCharter SchoolLos Angeles Unified School DistrictEnlargeHBOSix Feet Under (TV Series)Paul Williams (architect)Wikipedia:Citation NeededFirst African Methodist Episcopal Church Of Los AngelesLos Angeles TimesLos Angeles TimesInternational Standard Book NumberSpecial:BookSources/1887366687International Standard Book NumberSpecial:BookSources/0316019739Portal:Los AngelesGeographic Coordinate SystemTemplate:South Los AngelesTemplate Talk:South Los AngelesSouth Los AngelesLos AngelesBaldwin Hills, Los AngelesBaldwin Village, Los AngelesBroadway-Manchester, Los AngelesCanterbury Knolls, Los AngelesCentral-Alameda, Los AngelesChesterfield Square, Los AngelesCrenshaw, Los AngelesCrenshaw, Los AngelesExposition Park, Los AngelesGramercy Park, Los AngelesGreen Meadows, Los AngelesHarvard Park, Los AngelesHistoric South Central Los AngelesHyde Park, Los AngelesKing Estates, Los AngelesLeimert Park, Los AngelesManchester Square, Los AngelesMarlton SquareNevin, Los AngelesHyde Park, Los AngelesSouth Park, Los AngelesUniversity Park, Los AngelesUniversity Park, Los AngelesVermont Knolls, Los AngelesVermont Square, Los AngelesVermont Vista, Los AngelesVermont-Slauson, Los AngelesVermont Vista, Los AngelesView Park-Windsor HillsWatts, Los AngelesWest Adams, Los AngelesManchester Square, Los AngelesWatts TowersBanc Of California StadiumCalifornia Science CenterCoca-Cola Building (Los Angeles)Exposition Park (Los Angeles)Los Angeles Memorial ColiseumLucas Museum Of Narrative ArtUniversity Of Southern CaliforniaWatts TowersAthens, CaliforniaCompton, CaliforniaFlorence-Graham, CaliforniaHarbor AreaHuntington Park, CaliforniaInglewood, CaliforniaLadera Heights, CaliforniaLynwood, CaliforniaSouth Gate, CaliforniaVernon, CaliforniaView Park-Windsor Hills, CaliforniaWestmont, CaliforniaWillowbrook, CaliforniaList Of Districts And Neighborhoods Of Los AngelesCrescenta ValleyDowntown Los AngelesEast Los Angeles (region)Harbor AreaGreater Hollywood, Los AngelesNortheast Los AngelesNorthwest Los AngelesSan Fernando ValleySouth Los AngelesWestside (Los Angeles County)Wilshire, Los AngelesMid-City West, Los AngelesMid-Wilshire, Los AngelesTemplate:Los AngelesTemplate Talk:Los AngelesLos AngelesHistory Of Los AngelesTimeline Of Los AngelesTransportation In Los AngelesArts And Culture Of Los AngelesList Of Sites Of Interest In The Los Angeles AreaNational Register Of Historic Places Listings In Los AngelesList Of Tallest Buildings In Los AngelesDemographics Of Los AngelesCrime In Los AngelesSports In Los AngelesMedia In Los AngelesMusic Of Los AngelesList Of People From Los AngelesLists Of Los Angeles TopicsFlag Of Los AngelesMayor Of Los AngelesLos Angeles City CouncilPresident Of The Los Angeles City CouncilList Of Elected Officials In Los AngelesLos Angeles International AirportLos Angeles Department Of Water And PowerLos Angeles Fire DepartmentLos Angeles Police DepartmentLos Angeles Unified School DistrictLos Angeles Public LibraryPort Of Los AngelesLos Angeles Department Of TransportationList Of Districts And Neighborhoods Of Los AngelesCrescenta ValleyDowntown Los AngelesEast Los Angeles (region)Harbor AreaGreater Hollywood, Los AngelesNortheast Los AngelesNorthwest Los AngelesSan Fernando ValleySouth Los AngelesWestside (Los Angeles County)Wilshire, Los AngelesMid-City West, Los AngelesMid-Wilshire, Los AngelesHelp:CategoryCategory:Neighborhoods In Los AngelesCategory:Jefferson Park, Los AngelesCategory:South Los AngelesCategory:All Articles With Unsourced StatementsCategory:Articles With Unsourced Statements From May 2017Category:Articles With Unsourced Statements From July 2017Category:Coordinates On WikidataDiscussion About Edits From This IP Address [n]A List Of Edits Made From This IP Address [y]View The Content Page [c]Discussion About The Content Page [t]Edit This Page [e]Visit The Main Page [z]Guides To Browsing WikipediaFeatured Content – The Best Of WikipediaFind Background Information On Current EventsLoad A Random Article [x]Guidance On How To Use And Edit WikipediaFind Out About WikipediaAbout The Project, What You Can Do, Where To Find ThingsA List Of Recent Changes In The Wiki [r]List Of All English Wikipedia Pages Containing Links To This Page [j]Recent Changes In Pages Linked From This Page [k]Upload Files [u]A List Of All Special Pages [q]Wikipedia:AboutWikipedia:General Disclaimer

view link view link view link view link view link