Since the late 1800s, Little Tokyo has been the historic and cultural heart of the Southern California Japanese American community. Cultural Pathways of Little Tokyo is a contemporary path and a cultural journey linking major cultural institutions, public art, and small businesses that act as pop-up exhibition spaces for ikebana and calligraphy pieces.

Follow the map and take a walk through the community to visit the vibrant cultural spaces and enjoy the public art and traditional art forms that are the heart of Little Tokyo.

[Find specific locations by using the drop-down menu in the top left corner of the map.]

Cultural Pathways of Little Tokyo is a project of the JACCC and is supported in part by the California Arts CouncilLos Angeles City Council District 14, Citi Foundation, & Low Income Investment Fund, LISC.  Cultural Pathways is a part of Sustainable Little Tokyo, a community-driven initiative towards neighborhood self-empowerment and economic, environmental, and cultural/historic sustainability.