and Paris have beaucoup streets and monuments named after famous statesmen, artists, and politicians- like Nelson’s Column and Victoria Station ( London ) and Boulevard Voltaire and Boulevard Henri IV (Paris). But they’ve had a head start, since LA only became a city in 1881. We certainly measure up with these: London
had the foresight to intersect these two streets: Beverly Hills
-The Japanese American astronaut killed in the Challenger explosion in 1986- Ellison S. Onizuka- has a street named after him in Little Tokyo.
-For you readers under 30, ask your parents who these two are:
-Just south of the Ronald Reagan Freeway is Richie Valens Park- Bonzo vs. La Bamba!
-Non basketball fans may have trouble identifying this: