Talk:West Adams, Los Angeles

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University Park isn't located in West Adams using traditional boundaries[edit]

To claim that USC is in West Adams is misleading and inconsistent with local traditon. If you read these articles [1] [2], it becomes pretty clear that West Adams is considered to be the neighborhood north of USC. The latter article, from the New York Times, identifies Jefferson Blvd as West Adams' southern boundary, which would place USC outside of West Adams. I appreciate that a USC supporter would want the school to be affiliated with West Adams, but, as someone who has lived here for almost 30 years, it appears to be a seriously doubtful claim. Until someone can come up with a good source to refute this, I am going to remove West Adams as University Park's (and USC's) district affiliation.--Truthiness 17:10, 20 December 2006 (UTC)

Your point is valid. However, even if USC isn't actually located in West Adams, what USC does has a huge effect on West Adams (most of USC related expansion is slated for the areas north of campus, owing to Exposition Park's location to the south), and while we should include that USC is technically outside of the boundaries of West Adams, we should discuss how the university has a major effect on the district, from education (the Joint Educational Project) to construction and real estate values to other things. Arspickles17 08:11, 21 December 2006 (UTC)Arspickles17

Thanks for posting. I don't think the changes I've made neglect USC's proximity or importance to the neighborhood. I just think that it is disingenuous for someone to claim that USC is in West Adams. I suspect that the vast majority of locals would disagree with such a claim. I appreciate that a lot of students who go to USC live and shop in West Adams, but that doesn't mean that the campus' location has changed. The links to USC's encyclopedia entry and official site remain on the West Adams page. I wouldn't be opposed to a paragraph about the importance of USC students and staff to the West Adams neighborhood, if that would make for a good compromise.--Truthiness 01:49, 23 December 2006 (UTC)

I love this neighborhood. Can somebody please post some pictures of the grand homes? The only picture is of a Mexican restuarant, which certainly doesn't do justice to this great African-American historic nieghborhood.

Move discussion in progress[edit]

There is a move discussion in progress on Talk:Van Nuys, Los Angeles, California which affects this page. Please participate on that page and not in this talk page section. Thank you. —RM bot 19:45, 24 April 2010 (UTC)

This had to do with naming of neighborhoods like Sunland, Los Angeles, and the discussion has now been closed. Yours, GeorgeLouis (talk) 05:48, 31 October 2011 (UTC)


Why is the listing for Felix Chevrolet divided into two separate links that direct to Felix the Cat and Chevrolet cars? (talk) 16:53, 30 October 2012 (UTC)

It's because some editor decided that would be helpful to the reader. Maybe it isn't. If you disagree, you could just delete the brackets and those articles won't be linked any more. But explain why you are unlinking in the Edit Summary. GeorgeLouis (talk) 04:18, 31 October 2012 (UTC)

Unsourced information[edit]

There has been a tag seeking sources for all this information since 2008. Please, can we have the citations in place by June 12, 2013, lest the info be challenged and removed? Thank you. GeorgeLouis (talk) 04:02, 13 May 2013 (UTC)

There are two West Adamses[edit]

This article mixes up Historic West Adams with West Adams as defined by the LA Times. They are two completely different neighborhoods, not even adjacent. — Preceding unsigned comment added by Coffeebrains (talkcontribs) 17:52, 4 December 2020 (UTC)