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Why Historic Preservation is Important

Preserving
the history of a place through its significant historic resources gives a community its unique character, and historic preservation adds to the quality of life making for a more livable community.

International Institute of Los Angeles/Boyle Heights
435 South Boyle Avenue
Los Angeles/Boyle Heights, Ca 90033

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The International Institute-Los Angeles/Boyle Heights, is significant for its association with Progress Era reform, women's social movements, and patterns of immigration in Los Angeles.

As a community-serving institutions, the property represents Boyle Heights' ethno-racial diversity and is an excellent example of Spanish colonial Revival architecture in an institutional setting.
CASE NO: Click to view our Historic Cultural Monument Application: CHC-2020-6022-HCM
For those of you who remember the wonderful dances that took place at the International Institute Los Angeles/Boyle Heights, here are few Dance Tickets, courtesy George Nakano:  It was nice to learn that former Assembly member George Nakano and Councilmember Gil Cedillo were seat mate in the State Assembly and Councilmember Herb Wesson as Assembly Speaker appointed George as the first Asian Democratic Caucus Chair. George also served with Councilmember Paul Koretz in the State Assembly.

We look forward to sharing more of your memorabilia.

Boyle Heights Community Partners is a California 501(c)(3) Nonprofit #32-0628921 (c) 2018