L.A. has an El Salvador Community Corridor? Yes, and Officials Want it Recognized
Little Bangladesh and Koreatown are on the way to becoming officially recognized L.A. city neighborhoods, but that's not all. Assemblymember Mike Davis has been working with community members to create the El Salvador Community Corridor along Vermont Avenue. If his legislation passes, signs along the 10 Freeway will let drivers know where to exit to find the culturally rich artery.
"I think there is a reward in making sure that residents and communites feel they belong to our great city," Davis said by phone. "I think it's one of the unique things about Los Angeles, that we've carved out cultures and opportunities to be represented."
To make Davis' freeway signs work, the city of Los Angeles has to be on board. "We don't want to hang freeway signs and then have people who can't find what's being designated," he explained.