While most Los Angeles residents think of Downtown’s Little Tokyo as the heart of the city’s Japanese American community, Japanese Americans also historically settled in other areas of the city, including Boyle Heights and the Crenshaw District.
Even though our City Planning staffers are taking every precaution to slow the spread of the coronavirus, their work has not slowed down. During the COVID-19 pandemic, the economy relies on the essential functions of government—including the services of city planners—to keep moving.
City Planning serves four million Angelenos across 35 communities. Ever since Mayor Garcetti announced the Safer At Home order to slow the spread of COVID-19, the Department has been adapting new methods of engagement to continue providing public service as seamlessly as possible while working to flatten the infection curve of the coronavirus.