Japantown Atlas - Los Angeles - Little Tokyo (printable version)
This version is intended mainly for printing on standard 8.5 x 11 paper. Print out this page, paste the sheet into a single strip, cut out the two halves of the map at the horizontal rule, and paste the maps together where they overlap. Click here for "normal view."
Detailed Map: Los Angeles Little Tokyo Japanese American Businesses of 1940–West Half <<<<
The west half of this map (above) shows the "modern" Little Tokyo–the historic district along East First St., and the mid-20th century warehouse/industrial district that preceeded the Japan America Theater, JACCC, churches, and Little Tokyo Service Center.
Detailed Map: Los Angeles Little Tokyo Japanese American Businesses
of 1940–East Half >>>>
The east half of this map (below) shows from JANM east to Honda Plaza, today's Nishi Honganji Buddhist Church, and St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church). East First Street had a strong veneer of storefronts; the previously residential back streets were turning mostly industrial by 1940.
Return to Little Tokyo Intro, Little Tokyo Map (normal view), or Home.