Aerial view of the JACCC Noguchi Plaza and
Azusa Street upper end of photo
The Azusa Street SpiritWalk Project will become one of the greatest spiritual tourists destinations for Los Angeles, and Little Tokyo will be known as the “Spiritual Door to the World” for the City of the Angels. As the city grew from a little pueblo in the desert, churches were established around the civic center area. The Buddhists, Catholics, Protestants, Jewish, and Pentecostals were all part of the spiritual birth of this emerging young city and today, it is part of a ...
Stalled project would honor the Little Tokyo birthplace of the religious movement. But some residents in the neighborhood oppose it.
By K. Connie Kang,
LA Times Staff Writer
Feb 6, 2006
A group of religious and civic leaders is seeking public support for a long-stalled memorial in Los Angeles’ Little Tokyo honoring the African American preacher who a century ago launched a multiracial mission there that grew into the worldwide Pentecostal movement.
The project has been bogged down for nearly 10 years in part because the Japanese American Community and Cultural ...
The next project is to develop a mural about the Azusa Street Revival on a wall which stands on the historic church site. A world renowned artist has been asked to create the mural. More information will be shared later.