Cesar chavez avenue

Located in Council District 14, Cesar Chavez Avenue in Boyle Heights is one of Los Angeles' most active commercial corridors. Originally served by the Red Car system, Cesar Chavez has early 1900s tree-lined blocks of neighborhood-oriented shops, restaurants, and services. Great Streets seeks to strengthen the linkages between Cesar Chavez and the nearby Gold Line while improving the pedestrian and bicycle facilities in the area, proving residents better options for getting to and from the corridor.


  • Partnered with Bureau of Street Services and Department of Transportation to implement proactive infrastructure maintenance, including concrete sidewalk repairs

  • Initiated weekly overnight street sweeping

  • Installed solar powered Soofa bench

  • Upgraded bus shelter with USB charging station, wifi, and realtime updates

  • Awarded $20,000 in Challenge Grant funding for Nuestra Avenida, a pop-up event with music, art, parklets, and curb extensions to celebrate the community and highlight pedestrian safety

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Boyle Heights Community Plan

The Los Angeles Department of City Planning is currently updating the community plan for Boyle Heights. Learn more by visiting their website


Cesar Chavez Avenue Story Map

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Cesar Chavez Avenue Partners

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