Skid Row, Los Angeles

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Coordinates: 34°02′39″N 118°14′38″W / 34.044232°N 118.243886°W / 34.044232; -118.243886

Skid Row
San Julian Street sooth o 5th, pairt o the Skid Row aurie
San Julian Street sooth o 5th, pairt o the Skid Row aurie
Skid Row is locatit in Downtown Los Angeles
Skid Row
Skid Row
Location athin Downtown Los Angeles
Coordinates: 34°02′39″N 118°14′38″W / 34.044232°N 118.243886°W / 34.044232; -118.243886
Kintra Unitit States
State Californie
CoontyCoonty o Los Angeles
Ceety Los Angeles
Govrenment
 • Ceety CooncilJose Huizar
 • State AssemblyJohn Pérez (D)
 • State SenateGilbert Cedillo (D)
 • U.S. HouseXavier Becerra (D)
Area
 • Total11.2 km2 (4.31 sq mi)
Population
 (2000)
 • Tot17,740
 • Density1,587/km2 (4,111/sq mi)
ZIP Code
90013
Aurie code(s)213

Skid Row is a aurie o Downtown Los Angeles. As o the 2000 census, the population o the district wis 17,740. Skid Row wis defined in a decision in Jones v. City of Los Angeles as the aurie east of Main Street, sooth o Third Street, wast o Alameda Street, an north o Seventh Street.[1] Skid Row conteens ane o the lairgest stable populations (atween 3,000 an 6,000) o hameless fowk in the Unitit States.[2]

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  1. "Jones v. City of Los Angeles" on Findlaw.com
  2. John Edwin Fuder, Training Students for Urban Ministry: An Experiential Approach. Eugene, OR: Wipf & Stock (2001).

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