By: Cynthia Guzman. Salvadoran Corridor. Pico-Union neighborhood has a historically been a “point of entry” for Salvadoran immigrants.. Approximately half a million Salvadorans live in the City of Los Angeles, 100 thousand near the corridor alone.. ID: 249808
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Salvadoran Corridor: A Closer Look
By: Cynthia GuzmanSlide2
Pico-Union neighborhood has a historically been a “point of entry” for Salvadoran immigrants.
Approximately half a million Salvadorans live in the City of Los Angeles, 100 thousand near the corridor alone.
Corridor itself officially recognized by City of Los Angeles in 2010, by legislation authored and introduced by Assembly Member Mike Davis.
“Provide existing and future business and property owners with a variety of community services and improvements to help boost the economic livelihood, improve social cultural well-being of the area and encourage economic pride.”
(Figures taken from ARC 126 press release. Mission Statement taken from www.
Policy question: “
What [else] makes a cultural corridor? Whose interest does it serve? How can the “perks” of official corridor designation benefit the surrounding community?”Slide4
“Provide existing and future business and property
with a variety of community services and improvements to help boost the economic livelihood, improve social cultural well-being of the area and encourage community pride.”Slide5
Great. But what about…
What about non business owners? Renters? Youth? Etc.?
Corridor should bear in mind the social and economic well being of its neighbors – largely responsible for the economic success of their businesses.
This project is a preliminary attempt at evaluating the needs of residents around the corridor.
Institutions in the area (hospitals, educational and religious institutions) and current crime statistics (LA COMPSTAT).Slide6Slide7Slide8
Metadata: Business DirectorySlide9Slide10Slide11Slide12
"ReclassPop" + "ReclassRent" + ("ReclassMedAge" * 2)Slide13Slide14
Metadata on Reported Crimes: February 26 – March 3, 2010Slide15Slide16Slide17
Inset mapAttribute sub-set selectionindicesmeasurementNetwork analystSpatial analystGeocodinggeoprocessingModelingMetadataSlide18Slide19Slide20
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