Sites of Little Tokyo


The following photos are of historical sites in the Little Tokyo area of Downtown Los Angeles.

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Far East Cafe

The nearly century-old Far East building was condemned in 1994 after the Northridge Earthquake. It reopened in the summer of 2006 through charitable efforts of the Little Tokyo Service Center.

Chop Suey/Far East Cafe
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Toyo Miyatake's camera

Located on First Street outside the Japanese American National Museum.

Miyatake camera
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Japanese American National Museum

What was once a parking lot is now an architectural masterpiece designed by architect Gyo Obata.

Japanese American National Museum Pavillion
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Isamu Noguchi Plaza

Two sculptures at the Noguchi Plaza outside of the Japan American Theatre.

Isamu Noguchi sculptures
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The owner believes in high quality customer service. What makes Daikokuya so special is that they close when the soup runs out, regardless the hour. They will not dilute the taste of the soup by adding water. (

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vkraus — Last modified Jun 28 2021 1:49 a.m.

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