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Historic Filipinotown, Los Angeles

realestate la-fi-property-report-westlake-20141204-story.html "Northern edge of Westlake finally getting developers' attention" ''Los Angeles Times'' Historic Filipinotown was created to help continue the history of this part of the neighborhood and promote economic, civic, commercial, cultural, industrial, and educational interests and common wealth of local residents, business owners, and other stakeholders. Community plans drawn up for Historic Filipinotown also impact

diverse nature of Los Angeles. While the district still has a sizable Filipino population, they are the minority, overshadowed by a sizable Mexican (Mexican-American) and Central American population. Nevertheless, the area still has one of the highest concentrations of Filipino Americans in Southern California and still remains the cultural heart of Filipinos throughout Los Angeles. Of the 600,000 Filipinos that reside in the Los Angeles metropolitan area, an estimated 10,000 live

within Historic Filipinotown. On October 31, 2011, Historic Filipinotown was officially recognized as one of the nation’s Preserve America Communities. Receiving this honor from First Lady and Honorary Chair of the Preserve America Initiative, Michelle Obama, Historic Filipinotown is provided with strong federal support and incentives for the continued preservation of cultural and natural heritage resources. As a Preserve America Community, Historic Filipinotown is featured in the National


Midtown Detroit

a business district, cultural center, university, and residential neighborhoods located along the east and west side of Woodward Avenue (M-1 (Michigan highway)) between Downtown Detroit and the New Center (New Center, Detroit). The community area of neighborhoods is bounded by the Chrysler Freeway (I-75) on the east, the Lodge Freeway (M-10) on the west, the Edsel Ford Freeway (I-94) on the north, and the Fisher Freeway (I-75) on the south. ref name "loc">

;Midtown location from the University Cultural Center Association, retrieved 6 9 09 The vibrant area includes several historic districts, the Detroit Medical Center, and Wayne State University. Overview The Midtown area is a general mixed-use community area of neighborhoods containing successive waves of development that have transformed the area multiple times since


Zapopan

Jalsico Zapopan publisher INAFED location Mexico language Spanish accessdate January 19, 2010 The municipality is also the home of the Centro Cultural Universitario, which contains one of the most important concert venues in Latin America

. The '''Municipal Cultural Center''', built in 1979, holds exhibitions of fine art as well as theatrical and dance events. Next to it is the Plaza del Arte (Art Plaza) which is decorated with arches and columns of quarried stone and three permanent sculptures. The main mural of the building is entitled “La Historia de la Villa y la Revolución Mexicana” (The story of the village and the Mexican Revolution) painted in 1980 by Ricardo Peña. It also contains

contains a painting from the 17th century done by Juan Correa called “The Baptism of Jesus.” The '''Centro Cultural Universitario''' is an ongoing project among the University of Guadalajara, the Municipality of Zapopan, the state of Jalisco, and the federal government to create a major cultural venue in western Mexico. The main structure is the ''Auditorio Telmex'', an important concert venue in Latin America. There is also the ''Foro Alterno


Santa Cruz, Rio de Janeiro

and adolescents, and important historical and cultural monuments. Were installed, particularly near the avenida João XXIII, several industrial enterprises weight, especially the ''Companhia Siderúrgica do Atlântico'' (CSA), which changed the landscape and dynamism to the economy of the district. It is scheduled for put into operation a factory turbo-power generators for offshore platforms by the end of 2012, an investment of US$60 million of British Rolls Royce Energy (Rolls Royce Energy Systems). Until

, restaurants, fast food like McDonald's, Bob's, Subway (Subway (restaurant)), Habib's and a large number of clothing stores, shoes, building materials, among others, stationers and bazaars, heavily concentrated on ''Rua Felipe Cardoso'' and its surroundings. Culture Among the most popular cultural events of the neighborhood is the feast of Sao Jorge held in the Largo Bodegao. The festival is a tradition that dates back 1963 and the number of devotees has only increased in Santa

Cruz Carnival is celebrated with traditional carnival, fancy dances, and the contest bandstands promoted by the city. Yet you can see the figure on the streets folk ''clóvis'' (clown), so common in the region. Tourist attractions, historical and cultural Are recognized by law as for tourist, social, cultural city of Rio de Janeiro, the elected seven wonders of Santa Cruz: the ''Hangar do Zeppelin'' located at Air Base, the headquarters of Battalion School of Engineering (Villagran Cabrita


Little Havana

) is a neighborhood (Neighborhoods in Miami) of Miami, Florida, United States. Home to many Cuban immigrant (Immigration to the United States) residents, as well as many residents from Central and South America, Little Havana is named after Havana, the capital (Capital (political)) and largest city in Cuba. Little Havana is noted as a center of social, cultural, and political activity in Miami. Its festivals, including the Calle Ocho Festival, Viernes

Culturales Cultural Fridays , the Three Kings Parade and others, have been televised to millions of people every year on different continents. It is also known for its landmarks, including '''Calle Ocho''' (SW 8th Street Tamiami Trail), and its '''Walk of Fame''' (for famous artists and Latin personalities, including Celia Cruz, Willy Chirino, and Gloria Estefan), the Cuban Memorial Boulevard, Plaza de la Cubanidad, Domino Park, the Tower Theater, Jose Marti Park, the Firestone

Walgreens Building, St. John Bosco Catholic Church, Municipio de Santiago de Cuba and others. It is undoubtedly the best known neighborhood for Cuban exiles in the world. Little Havana is characterized by a robust street life, excellent restaurants, music and other cultural activities, mom and pop enterprises, political passion, and great warmth amongst its residents. http: metroatlantic.org 2012 10 27 walk-calle-ocho-little-havana-miami History


Downtown Calgary

, and the Telus Convention Centre. The commercial core is also divided into a number of districts. They include the Entertainment District Stephen Avenue, The Olympic Plaza and Cultural District, and the Government District. Government district thumb left 200px Calgary Municipal Building (Image:Calgary city hall1.jpg), designed by WZMH Architects The government district is an informal subdivision of the downtown core, and is centered along Macleod Trail (Calgary

) Macleod Trail , between the commercial core, Chinatown (Chinatown, Calgary) and Downtown East Village (Downtown East Village, Calgary). It contains the City Hall, the Calgary Public Library, the Calgary Police headquarters, the ''Harry Hays building'' (federal government), Bow Valley College, the United States consulate and the Calgary Board of Education among other buildings. Cultural district Image:Olympic Plaza.jpg thumb left 200px Olympic

Plaza and Calgary Tower The cultural district is centered around the Burns Building and Olympic Plaza, and contains educational and cultural venues such as Bow Valley College, Glenbow Museum and EPCOR Centre for the Performing Arts, including ''The Big Secret Theatre'' (home of One Yellow Rabbit theatre company), ''Jack Singer Concert Hall'' (home of Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra), ''Max Bell Theatre'' (home of Theatre Calgary), ''Martha Cohen Theatre'' (home


Pitești

; A small Roman (Roman Empire) ''castrum'' was built sometime in the 3rd century AD in the vicinity of present-day Pitești (part of a protection system for Roman Dacia and Moesia). Dragoș Măndescu,cultural-pitesti.ro index.php?option com_content&task view&id 634&Itemid 97 ''Castrul roman de la Albota - un monument ignorat la marginea Piteștilor'', at the cultural-pitesti.ro Pitești Cultural Center

Wallachian Prince Mircea I (Mircea I of Wallachia) granted a gristmill in the area to Cozia Monastery. Gerard Călin,cultural-pitesti.ro index.php?option com_content&task view&id 586&Itemid 97 ''Reședința domnească temporară de la Pitești'', at thecultural-pitesti.ro Pitești Cultural Center; retrieved July 17, 2007 Pitești

by the Prince. In 1600-1601, troops of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth, led by Jan Zamoyski, were stationed in Pitești during their expedition against Michael the Brave (''see Moldavian Magnate Wars''). Mariu Păduraru, cultural-pitesti.ro index.php?option com_content&task view&id 633&Itemid 97 ''Orașul Pitești văzut de călători


Ansan

title 안산시의 역사와 문화유적 journal 한양대학교 문화재연구소총서 year 2002 volume 4 page 28 url http: www.hyicp.or.kr bbs board.php?bo_table publication&wr_id 8 accessdate 5 November 2013 publisher Institude Of Cultural Properties, Hanyang Univercity Also in 1995, Old Stone Age relics were found while constructing the Seohaean Expressway. 안산시 및 한양대학교 (2002년), 28쪽 단국대학교 중앙박물관 (1995년), 〈구석기 유적 조사 보고〉, 《서해안 고속도로 건설구간(안산-안중 간) 유적 발굴조사 보고서(2)》에서. Most

. There is few archeological antiquities founded in Ansan and Siheung area. Mahan confederacy in Chen Shou in Records of the Three Kingdoms was written about chiefdom state. ref name

: www.hyicp.or.kr bbs board.php?bo_table publication&wr_id 8 accessdate 5 November 2013 publisher Institude Of Cultural Properties, Hanyang Univercity After then, Gung Ye who was ruler of Taebong was overthrown by Wang Geon, and Ansan area was turned over to Goryeo that was founded by Wang Geon. First Gung Ye, Ganggu-gun was changed to Ansan-gun but state of the military was held. Joseon Era Ansan belonged to Gyeonggijwa-do (left Gyeonggi province


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