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  • Finding holy ground in Pico-Union

    By Ryan Torok

    February 6, 2013 | 11:32 am

    With the purchase of the Welsh Presbyterian Church in Central Los Angeles’ Pico-Union neighborhood, Craig Taubman said he is keeping in mind the words of a poem by Rabbi Harold Schulweis, “Thinking Ought,” which urges one to look not at what is but what could be.

    That’s because...

  • Revitalizing Our Past and Future in Pico-Union

    By Joel Kotkin

    August 21, 1997 | 8:00 pm

    Among these earlier settlers were many Jewish families, who, notinterested in joining the growing ersatz shtetl up in Boyle Heights,built their graceful homes in the tony new district.

    "That area was for the more affluent families -- it wasn'tworking-class like Boyle Heights," says...

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